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As 2017 arrives, this sadly means that Barack Obama will soon be departing from the White House. Given that his presidency was marked by the wall of opposition put up against him by Republicans in government, Obama has accomplished a lot- especially in the last few months. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Jeff Johnson explains […]

Will Smith, Lennox Lewis and six other friends/family of the late great Muhammed Ali will serve as pallbearers at his funeral this Friday, ESPN reports. Ali and Smith formed a genuine friendship during the filming of the iconic biopic Ali, for which Smith landed an Academy Award nomination. According to ESPN, Ali died from septic […]

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali passed away on June 3, 2016 of septic shock, and following a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  His legacy in the ring and beyond will definitely last, but comedian and afternoon radio host D.L. Hughley questions those who are now honoring him as opposed to when he was alive, especially in […]

Hearts are breaking all over the world today.   Pop icon and legendary musician, Prince was found dead at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota early Thursday morning. The news spread like wildfire on the Internet and sent the Twitterverse into an uproar. There was an outpouring of love from celebrities and fans alike: https://twitter.com/shondarhimes/status/723196629415645185 […]

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, we remember and celebrate the women who walked beside him in order to make our world a better place. RELATED STORIES: King Legacy Awards Honors Cincinnati’s Finest (Gallery) CINCINNATI MAYOR TO PLAY UNDERCOVER BOSS GET EMPOWERED: BOOKS AUTHORED BY DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. SCHOOL BOARD […]

Cleveland’s own The Campain sat down with Al Sharpton recently and talked everything from Hip Hop to the late James Brown, hair and the real differences between the old and new school. Check it out and be the first to let us know what you thought of his conversation by posting in the comments section […]

Jefferson Thomas, who as a teenager was among nine black students to integrate a Little Rock high school in the nation’s first major battle over school segregation, has died. Official commentary states that Thomas died Sunday in Ohio of pancreatic cancer, according to a Monday statement from Carlotta Walls LaNier, who also enrolled at Central […]

Special Celebration Video of Michael Jackson’s Life & Legacy 101.1 The Wiz, the entire WizNation crew and our plethora of music lovers would like to extend a heartfelt “Happy Birthday” to the undisputed, often imitated and never duplicated King of Pop this week as we celebrate once again his life, legacy as well as his […]

So ladies and gentlemen, what did you think of the New Boyz and their brand new single “Break My Bank” featuring Iyaz? Tell me after you’ve listened to the show tonight by calling in, sending me your messages on Facebook or on Twitter or by simply posting your comments below this story. Was it officially […]

This is a hot one that’s still been on everyone’s mind this week as we remember one of Black music’s most beloved lyricists and also one of Hip Hop’s golden gems gone too soon, the late Tupac Shakur. A few friends of mine recently traveled down south to check out the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center […]