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Beyonce announces $100,000 scholarships to four historically black universities

2018-04-17T17:07:20+00:00

Beyonce has announced that she is donating $100,000 to four historically black universities in America, after establishing a scholarship program last year. The ‘Lemonade’ singer will use her BeyGOOD philanthropic initiative to  establish the Homecoming Scholars Award program, awarding $100,000 in scholarships to America’s Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman universities. The announcement comes only days [...]

Beyonce announces $100,000 scholarships to four historically black universities 2018-04-17T17:07:20+00:00

2018-04-17T16:59:28+00:00

The rapper held a similar event - which barred any phones, cameras or bags - at New York's Gramercy Theatre last night (April 16) J. Cole has announced a surprise, last-minute event in London tonight (April 17) to promote his new upcoming new album – check out details below. The North Carolina rapper is gearing [...]

2018-04-17T16:59:28+00:00

Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize for Music With ‘DAMN.,’ rapper becomes first non-classical or jazz artist to receive award

2018-04-17T16:54:17+00:00

Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for Music for his album, DAMN., becoming the first non-classical or jazz artist to receive the honor. The Pulitzer board announced the selection on Monday, calling the 2017 LP "a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern [...]

Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize for Music With ‘DAMN.,’ rapper becomes first non-classical or jazz artist to receive award 2018-04-17T16:54:17+00:00

You could own ‘HD vinyl’ by 2019

2018-04-12T14:27:58+00:00

The first-ever ‘HD vinyl’ could be hitting your turntable in 2019, with an Austrian startup receiving $4.8m of funding to develop the product. A patent filing in 2016 described how records could be made with a superior quality to standard vinyl. It said that the LPs would boast higher audio fidelity, higher volume and longer [...]

You could own ‘HD vinyl’ by 2019 2018-04-12T14:27:58+00:00

‘BLACK PANTHER’ BECOMES 3RD HIGHEST-EARNING FILM IN U.S. HISTORY

2018-04-11T15:36:12+00:00

Since its release in February, the Black Panther film has earned a number of accolades and broken various records and now the film has scored another huge milestone! This weekend, Black Panther’s total earnings are estimated to have reached $665.4 million which makes it the third highest-earning movie in North American history. The previous holder [...]

‘BLACK PANTHER’ BECOMES 3RD HIGHEST-EARNING FILM IN U.S. HISTORY 2018-04-11T15:36:12+00:00

UK record label income growth at fastest rate since Britpop

2018-04-11T15:09:32+00:00

UK record label income grew in 2017 at the fastest rate since the height of Britpop, according to a new report. The BPI (British Phonographic Industry) has published its annual All About The Music report, with record label trade income reported to have risen last year by 10.6% to £839.4 million. It’s the fastest rate of growth [...]

UK record label income growth at fastest rate since Britpop 2018-04-11T15:09:32+00:00

Skepta has been made an actual Chief in Nigeria

2018-04-05T14:39:07+00:00

Greatness only... Skepta has been honoured in Nigeria and awarded with a chieftaincy title. The grime MC, who was born in London to Nigerian parents, attended a ceremony in his family’s hometown of Ijebu Ode, Ogun state on Wednesday (April 4). He was conferred with the chieftaincy title “Amuludun of Odo-Aje”, later sharing a video from the ceremony to Instagram. [...]

Skepta has been made an actual Chief in Nigeria 2018-04-05T14:39:07+00:00

Stormzy’s ‘Love Island’ cameo is up for a BAFTA

2018-04-03T18:57:32+00:00

So is Ariana Grande at 'One Love Manchester' Stormzy‘s surprise appearance on ‘Love Island’ and Ariana Grande‘s emotional tribute concert ‘One Love Manchester‘ are set to go head to head at this year’s television BAFTA’s. The grime hero’s cameo and the US star’s performance of ‘One Last Time’ are both in the running against the reveal [...]

Stormzy’s ‘Love Island’ cameo is up for a BAFTA 2018-04-03T18:57:32+00:00

A Tribe Called Quest Drops A New Sneaker To Honor Phife Dawg

2018-03-28T16:04:15+00:00

A Tribe Called Quest has sure remained active, despite releasing their final #1 album We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service in 2016 The group just announced another new fashion collaboration, and this time they have partnered with Vans to offer up a two-day pop-up shop featuring exclusive gear. The latest collection [...]

A Tribe Called Quest Drops A New Sneaker To Honor Phife Dawg 2018-03-28T16:04:15+00:00

Krept & Konan announce biggest-ever headline show

2018-03-27T20:05:24+00:00

The London duo will play in their home city for the gig, which takes place in October Krept & Konan have announced details of their biggest-ever headline show, which is set to take place in their home city of London. The south London duo, who released the double EP ‘7 Days / 7 Nights’ in [...]

Krept & Konan announce biggest-ever headline show 2018-03-27T20:05:24+00:00
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