Fredo Santana Dies at 27, Lil Durk, Wale and More Pay Tribute

Chicago rapper Fredo Santana reportedly has passed away on Saturday (Dec. 20). A cause death is unconfirmed, but according to TMZ, the 27-year-old rhymer died from a fatal seizure. Producer Maxo Kream, a longtime collaborator and friend Santana, confirmed the sad news on his Instagram page. "Damn man I’m lost …

Drake Expands His Partnership With Toronto Raptors

It looks like Drake is expanding his role with the Toronto Raptors. Already, the Toronto-bred rapper is the "global ambassador" for the team, a title that has found him performing at games, showing up to support the team and even helping to design special OVO jerseys for the team to …

Drake Expands His Partnership with the Toronto Raptors

The Raptors and Drake have announced to grow their partnership with a new program called Welcome Toronto. Raptors president Masai Ujiri and the OVO rapper, who has served as the team’s global ambassador since 2013 announced the program before the Raptors’ home game against the Detroit Pistons. The team will …

'The Combat Jack Show' Airs Its Final Show This Week

After a seven year run, The Combat Jack Show will sadly bid farewell this week. According to Billboard, ex-hosts, former cast members and frequent guests reunited to pay tribute to the show’s late founder Reggie Ossé (aka Combat Jack). “It was closure," Jonathan Mena, the show's producer, told the publication. …

Ava DuVernay, ‘black-ish,’ Win Big at NAACP Image Awards

The 49th annual NAACP Awards took place at the Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif. Monday night with director Ava DuVernay taking home the Entertainer the Year award. DuVernay, who created 2017's hit TV show Queen Sugar, was the only non-performer to be nominated for the coveted award, which included big names …

Mom of H&M Model Wearing Racist Monkey Hoodie Says 'Get Over It'

The backlash over H&M's ad featuring a young black child wearing a “coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie is still raging on— and now the boy’s mother has spoken out about the controversial ad. In a shocking response to commenters on her face Facebook page, the model’s mother, Terry Mango, is …

Disclosure Cancel Wild Life 2018, Announce That They Are Working on a New Album

When it comes to groovy beats and catchy basslines, Disclosure are undoubtedly some this generation’s biggest forward-thinkers. Ever since brothers Howard and Guy Lawrence emerged back in 2010, they’ve projected nothing but 100% quality in everything they do; from their collaborations with stars such as Lorde, The Weeknd, Sam Smith, and AluneGeorge, among others, to …

Alison Wonderland Cancels Her Appearance On Holy Ship!

Partiers aboard Holy Ship! this week will be sad to learn that Alison Wonderland won’t be able to make her appearance at the floating festival as planned. The Aussie DJ was originally slated as a headliner for Holy Ship! 2018, but took to Twitter earlier today with the unfortunate announcement. …

Looks Like Radiohead Is Backing Off Its Bogus 'Creep' Copyright Claim

Radiohead now says they aren’t suing Lana Del Rey over ‘Creep’.  So what are they doing? Is Radiohead issuing idle threats against Lana Del Rey? That’s the stinky possibility following a strange admission this morning from the group’s publisher, Warner/Chappell Music.  Apparently, neither the group nor its publisher are taking …

A Radically Different Broadband Delivery Technology Could Change the Net Neutrality Debate

Currently, US-based broadband internet access is dominated by a few companies, some whom enjoy outright monopolies.  But advancements in ‘fixed wireless’ broadband delivery could change that landscape — and net neutrality — in the future. The recent repeal net neutrality in the US is frequently criticized as a gift to entrenched, billion-dollar …