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https://twitter.com/WORLDSTAR/status/824016834202652673 The founder of WorldStarHipHop.com, Lee “Q” O’Denat, passed away in his sleep Monday at 43, according to TMZ. O’Denat launched Worldstar in 2005 back when social media culture was still in its infancy and the landscape of digital urban media was barren. Q built the site into one of the most visited web properties […]

The battle between Meek and Game might be over already thanks to the hip-hop entrepreneur.

The World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) revealed Russian hackers released the confidential medical records of certain U.S. Olympic athletes, including Biles.

Last night, Russell Simmons held an influencer/tastemaker dinner in New York’s Jue Lan Club, in support of his Rush Card. The dinner event, called “Make Moves,” paid homage to those pushing the envelope in their respective fields. Guests included Beyonce‘s stylist, Ty Hunter and VFILES stylist Rox Brown.

How can a person who commits murder or rapes a child receive lesser time than an individual who is charged with a low-level drug offense?

When the disappointing and outrageous news broke today that all of the officers tried in the Freddie Gray murder case had been acquitted, most people were shocked, saddened and disheartened by another injustice of a black man being murdered with no one held accountable. However it wasn’t just regular citizens who were highly upset, as […]

The young lady is currently in high school and looks just like her mother.

According to People Mag: Kimora and her husband, financier Tim Leissner, have welcomed their first child together. “We are filled with joy, adoration and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our son,” the couple tell PEOPLE in a statement. Simmons, 39, is resting and doing well after the delivery and Leissner, 45, is “ecstatic,” […]

Straight Outta Hollis. Jam Master Jay, one-third of the pioneering group Run-D.M.C., would’ve been 50 years old today. Jay was the mastermind behind the group, fronted by Joseph “Run” Simmons and Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels. The Lee jeans-wearing, adidas-stomping crew led rap in its most formidable times during the mid 1980s, and was the first hip-hop collective to […]