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Freeway sits down with DNA on the Welcome to da World podcast to discuss his life and legacy. Born in West Philly, and growing up in North, before he was Freeway, he was Leslie. Getting made fun of in school to getting picked with the girls for kids who didn’t know who he was, he […]

Families of victims from the 1985 police bombing of Black liberation group MOVE's headquarters in Philadelphia learned remains previously thought destroyed were actually still intact.

The information below is as cited by 6abc: Mayor Jim Kenney announced Tuesday afternoon that the City of Philadelphia will drop its “safer at home” restrictions put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic on June 11. However, a mask mandate will continue. Meanwhile, more restrictions will be eased beginning May 21: Capacity -Increase in […]

The 2021 NFL Draft has come to a close and the Philadelphia Eagles have hopefully improved their squad. Take the look at the new draft picks below: Round 1, pick 10 (from DAL) – DeVonta Smith, WR, Alabama Round 2, pick 37 – Landon Dickerson, C, Alabama Round 3, pick 73 (from CAR) – Milton […]

The Eagles had to do an in-division trade to get the wide receiver they coveted and needed for years. Philly traded up from the 12th pick to 10th in a trade with the Dallas Cowboys and selected Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith. Eagles GM Howie Roseman said “Really excited to get DeVonta Smith.” “He was […]

Esperanza Community Vaccination Center – Hosted by The City of Philadelphia, FEMA, PA Emergency Management Agency and the US Army PA National Guard FREE Vaccine Site open to all Philadelphians 16+ at 300 W. Bristol St. (North Philly Section) (Entrance is at 4th and Bristol). Site is open until June 1, 2021. No appointments necessary! […]

Despite rearranging the whole ceremony at the Oscars to announce Best Actor as the last award for the night, Chadwick Boseman, who was nominated for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, lost the Oscar to Anthony Hopkins for his role in The Father.  Hopkins didn’t attend nor Zoom in to the ceremony and the build-up had fans almost certain […]

Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley announced that all residents 16 and older in Philly are  eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Farley emphasized that Philly seniors over the age of 65 are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Currently open appointments and walk-ups are available at both FEMA sites in Philly.

Philly Rapper, AR-Ab has been sentenced to 45 years in prison. AR-Ab is one of Philly’s iconic influential rappers who not only grew major respect in the streets of Philadelphia, but also from greats including Drake, Swizz Beatz and Birdman. Culture Vulture Cover: AR-Ab Denies His VladTV Interview Got Him Pinched By The Feds The […]

  Ben Simmons’ older sister, Olivia Simmons accuses their half-brother, Sean of molesting her at a young age. Olivia Simmons, who is now a 29-year-old mother and basketball coach of Melbourne Australia claims that she suffers PTSD and that her own mother wouldn’t even believe her. Olivia said her half-brother, Sean Tribe, 35, began abusing […]

This year’s Step Out will offer a virtually enhanced year-round experience full of new challenges designed to inspire your commitment to our mission and get you physically moving! All teams and participants can register now for the Step Out: Philadelphia and participate virtually at home or in your local neighborhood on October 2, 2021. Step […]