NEW MUSIC ALERT: “If I Was President” by Las Cafeteras

Watch the new video “If I Was President” by the Los Angeles-based Chicano band Las Cafeteras. The band has been described by the Los Angeles Times as “a uniquely Angeleno mishmash of punk, hip-hop, beat music, cumbia and rock.” Peep it and tell us what you think in the comment section below. Source:  

Beyoncé is settling in to have her twin babies soon, but she hasn’t abandoned the work she began a year ago with the release of Formation. The singer announced on Monday the creation of four scholarships for Black women in college called the Formation Scholars Award. The awards will be given to a single Black… continue reading →

Never-Before-Seen Nike LeBron Shoe Surfaces

Looks like the next LeBron Ambassador model has leaked. While the LeBron Soldier is the most talked-about takedown silo from the Nike LeBron line at the moment, it isn’t the only one. There’s also the Nike LeBron Ambassador series, which looks like it may have a leak on its hands thanks to the above photo. The… continue reading →

Kendrick Lamar Announces ‘The Damn. Tour’

Following a pair of Coachella gigs where Kendrick Lamar debuted Damn. songs live, the rapper will bring his new album on the road this summer. “The Damn. Tour” spans 17 dates, kicking off July 12th in Phoenix, Arizona and concluding August 6th with a hometown gig at Los Angeles’ Staples Center. For the trek, Lamar… continue reading →

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Damn.’: A Track-by-Track Guide

The world’s most vital, critically acclaimed rapper, Kendrick Lamar, dropped his fourth studio album, Damn. Initial reactions suggest that like all his work, the 14-track LP is both pointed and intimate, this time a mix of scathing treatises on the media mixed with Lamar’s celebrated knack for personal reflection. Here’s a guide to understanding the… continue reading →