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Kanye West's controversial track "Famous" has caused him a heap of problems this year with everyone from Taylor Swift to Ray J.

The first thing that strikes many about Amiri Baraka‘s poetry, most especially his later works, is that it carried the sharp tone of an oppressed,…

Countee Cullen (pictured), a poet who rose to fame during the Harlem Renaissance, was a contemporary of famed writer Zora Neale Hurston. Cullen amassed an…

Tuskegee Institute student Samuel “Sammy” Younge‘s (pictured) death was an unfortunate first in the history books as it relates to the Civil Rights Movement. On…

Abolitionist John Brown and his attempted armed overthrow of slavery met its end after his raid on Harper’s Ferry, Va. was thwarted by enemy forces.…

Its rumored that Rihanna wants to star as Elvira Hancock,played by actress Michelle Pfeiffer in the original movie! “Rihanna loves `Scarface`. Some of her music videos have been based on Michelle`s character, Elvira. This would be interesting. I could really see her playing this role! I wonder who would play Tony Montana aka Scarface?!  

from: hotspotatl.com New Orleans rapper Mystikal was at the height of his career when he was sentenced to a six-year prison term. Several labels were interested in signing Mystikal after his release from jail in 2010, but the rapper ultimately decided to stay close to home and sign with Cash Money Records. We’re not sure […]