Archive | October 2013

Washington Post Trashes Howard Universities Yardfest

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Mention the name Howard University, and “world-famous homecoming” probably comes to mind before “world-class studies.” So it was especially disappointing to see a rowdy crowd tarnish the school’s signature achievement by crashing the annual Yardfest hip-hop show.

Fest fans were plenty upset that Juicy J didn’t get to perform the Three 6 Mafia’s Oscar-winning song, “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp.” Migos didn’t get to do their breakout rap, either.

And they call Howard the “mecca” of historically black colleges and universities? Do they think that students make a pilgrimage there to pray? Or do they come to preen and party? Let’s be real.

Yardfest is not just some campus concert. It is a rite of passage for up-and-coming rap talent, an occasion for burnishing black culture, a time for rekindling artistic fires and passions by a new generation of black poets.

Thousands of students and visitors had gathered…

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Photo Bomb!!! Beyonce’ Jumps In On A 15 Year Old Fans Selfie

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A lucky fan was photobombed by Beyonce as she posed for a picture during her concert in Australia.  The 15 year old Beyonce’ fan by the name of Valentina was in the front row of the concert when she attempted to snap a selfie that was abruptly crashed by the Queen Bey herself. Valentina shared her excitement via Tumblr saying, “i dont even know it was such a blur i just remember her bending down to me and my friend and i just turned for the photo and wowoowow it was the best moment ever like she posed its crazy i wasnt even expecting her to look at my phone or notice me in the crowd”. The photo has since gone viral as envious Bey fans and loyal beyhive members posted the pic around the net.

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Pose for the camera now…Flick! Flick!

 

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EZ Street Showcases DMV Artists & Talent [Video]

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Several talented DMV artist were given a unique opportunity to be interviewed on The EZ Street Show and have their song played on radio. They were also selected to perform live at an EZ Street Event. Check out the videos below:

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Kanye West: “Kim Kardashian is More Influential Than Michelle Obama”

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Well, Kanye speaks again. 

Reports E! News:

It’s not exactly a surprise that Kanye West is Kim Kardashian’s biggest fan. The 36-year-old musician sang his fiancée’s praises during an On Air With Ryan Seacrest radio interview on Tuesday, Oct. 29. In fact, he’s lobbying to get the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star her first Vogue cover. “There’s no way Kim Kardashian shouldn’t be on the cover of Vogue. She’s like the most intriguing woman right now. She’s got Barbara Walters calling her like everyday,” he said, noting that reality stars have often been overlooked by mainstream fashion magazines. “And collectively, we’re the most influential with clothing. No one is looking at what [Barack Obama] is wearing. Michelle Obama cannot Instagram a [bikini] pic like what my girl Instagrammed the other day.”

He wasn’t serious. 

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Book Review: Live and Let Die by Bianca Sloane

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Genre: Adult

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Blurb (from Goodreads)

“On a bitterly cold January evening, Tracy Ellis went for a jog along Chicago’s snowy lakefront and disappeared. Her body was discovered days later, her beautiful face bashed in with a rock. Police determine her brutal death to be a mugging gone wrong and drop the matter into their cold case files.

Over a year later, Tracy’s sister, Sondra, still can’t come to grips with what happened. She throws herself into her work as a documentary filmmaker to try and forget the cruelty of her sister’s death. However, a chance encounter with a man from Tracy’s past rips the wound open and sends Sondra on a desperate search for answers about the secrets from her sister’s life that may have led to her death.

As Sondra struggles to uncover what happened to Tracy, she’s launched into a tangled web of deceit and danger that put her on…

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