2 Chainz to Headline 2023 Honda Battle of the Bands Halftime Show

Multi-platinum, Grammy Award®-winning hip hop artist 2 Chainz will perform at the 2023 Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB), February 18, 2023, at Alabama State University.

Multi-platinum, Grammy Award®-winning hip hop artist 2 Chainz will perform at the 2023 Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB), February 18, 2023 at Alabama State University (ASU), the first time the nation’s premier showcase for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) marching bands and dance teams has been held on an HBCU campus. As one… Continue reading 2 Chainz to Headline 2023 Honda Battle of the Bands Halftime Show

Bowie State University Receives $500K Donation from the Kevin Durant Family Foundation

Brooklyn Nets basketball player, Kevin Durant, who grew up in Maryland has made a substantial donation to Bowie State University, which is based in his hometown of Prince George’s County. Bowie State University announced that the NBA champion, along with his non-profit organization, the Durant Family Foundation will contribute $500,000 to the Bowie State University… Continue reading Bowie State University Receives $500K Donation from the Kevin Durant Family Foundation

T.C. Taylor Named Jackson State University Head Coach, Replaces Outgoing Deion Sanders

T.C. Taylor Named Jackson State University Head Coach, Replaces Outgoing Deion Sanders After a recommendation from Deion Sanders, Jackson State University has hired T.C. Taylor as Sanders’ replacement as head coach of the school’s football team. According to Jackson State University’s athletic department, the school has promoted Taylor to coach the football team. After Sanders… Continue reading T.C. Taylor Named Jackson State University Head Coach, Replaces Outgoing Deion Sanders

Ye’s Honorary Degree Rescinded After Making Repeated ‘Anti-Black’ and ‘Antisemitic’ Comments

Ye’s Honorary Degree Rescinded After Making Repeated ‘Anti-Black’ and ‘Antisemitic’ Comments With album titles like Graduation, and Late Registration, The College Dropout, Ye has recently had an honorary degree revoked due to his recent controversies spewing antisemitic views. In 2015, the music producer formerly known as Kanye West received an honorary college degree from the… Continue reading Ye’s Honorary Degree Rescinded After Making Repeated ‘Anti-Black’ and ‘Antisemitic’ Comments

Kiyan Anthony, Son of Carmelo and La La Receives Basketball Scholarship From Syracuse University

Kiyan Anthony, Son of Carmelo and La La Receives Basketball Scholarship From Syracuse University Like father, like son! There have been many former and current NBA players who have passed on their athletic skills to their sons. Many offsprings of talented athletes are being scouted with an expected place as a future NBA player. Currently,… Continue reading Kiyan Anthony, Son of Carmelo and La La Receives Basketball Scholarship From Syracuse University

Ye’s Donda Academy Re-Opens Several Hours After Announcement of Closing

Ye’s Donda Academy Re-Opens Several Hours After Announcement of Closing Grand closing, grand opening. Just hours after shutting down Donda Academy, the school opened by the artist formerly known as Kanye West is open once again “with a vengeance.” According to TMZ, several hours after sending a letter to parents of students attending Donda Academy… Continue reading Ye’s Donda Academy Re-Opens Several Hours After Announcement of Closing

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Makes Surprise Visit to The Bronx Capital Preparatory Charter School

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SEAN “DIDDY” COMBS SURPRISES STUDENTS AT HIS CAPITAL PREPARATORY BRONX CHARTER SCHOOL     WHO:    Sean “Diddy” Combs   WHAT:  Sean “Diddy” Combs made a special surprise appearance at his Capital Preparatory Bronx Charter School to speak with the students and kick-off another successful school year.   When he arrived he gave an inspirational speech… Continue reading Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Makes Surprise Visit to The Bronx Capital Preparatory Charter School

Bronny James Follows Father LeBron as Brand Ambassador with Beats By Dre

Bronny James Follows Father LeBron as Brand Ambassador with Beats By Dre Bronny James has officially entered the family business years ago when he placed a pair of basketball sneakers on his feet to take up the sport of basketball. He is definitely following in the footsteps of his father, LeBron James. Less than one… Continue reading Bronny James Follows Father LeBron as Brand Ambassador with Beats By Dre

LeVar Burton Responds to Kanye West Stating he ‘Actually’ Hasn’t ‘Read Any Book’

LeVar Burton Responds to Kanye West Stating he ‘Actually’ Hasn’t ‘Read Any Book’ Master of confusion, Kanye West is at it again! It’s been reported that Ye is considering using land owned by currently imprisoned Hip Hop artist, Young Thug to house his future Donda Academy. He is also in the news due to his… Continue reading LeVar Burton Responds to Kanye West Stating he ‘Actually’ Hasn’t ‘Read Any Book’

Dawn Staley Explains Decision to Cancel Home and Home Series With BYU

Dawn Staley Explains Decision to Cancel Home and Home Series With BYU An incident of racism at a sporting event that took place at BYU (Brigham Young University) factored into South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley‘s decision to cancel the home-and-home series that was scheduled with BYU. She goes on record to express why… Continue reading Dawn Staley Explains Decision to Cancel Home and Home Series With BYU

Stephen Curry Receives Bachelor of Arts Degree and Induction Into Davidson College Hall Of Fame

Stephen Curry Receives Bachelor of Arts Degree and Induction Into Davidson College Hall Of Fame Winning an NBA Championship and his first Finals MVP alone would be a great year, but, it seems like Stephen Curry just wasn’t satisfied with those accomplishments. Curry was recently honored, according to CNN by his alma mater, Davidson College… Continue reading Stephen Curry Receives Bachelor of Arts Degree and Induction Into Davidson College Hall Of Fame

Snoop Dogg Releases Children’s Cartoon Series ‘Doggyland – Kids Songs & Nursery Rhymes’

Hip Hop artist, Snoop Dogg has entered many fields throughout his legendary career tackling the microphone whether through rapping, reggae music, as well as trying his hand at acting, even putting out his Snoop Loopz cereal recently. The Gin and Juice rapper has now entered the field of animation with his latest project, Doggyland –… Continue reading Snoop Dogg Releases Children’s Cartoon Series ‘Doggyland – Kids Songs & Nursery Rhymes’

Jordan Brand Collaborates with Howard University for New 20-Year Partnership

One of the most prestigious HBCUs has connected with one of the most recognizable brands. Nike‘s Jordan Brand has announced a collaboration with Howard University. The partnership between the two entities will be a 20-year alliance that will develop academic and athletic opportunities that will help elevate the best in the Black community. “Howard University… Continue reading Jordan Brand Collaborates with Howard University for New 20-Year Partnership

Xbox Launches Power Her Dreams Campaign With Vanessa Bryant To Uplift Women In Sports And Gaming

Xbox is placing a spotlight on women who participate in the world of sports and gaming with their latest initiative and campaign, Power Her Dreams. According to Xbox, the company is collaborating with several sports teams to highlight women who are doing their thing in sports and gaming. They are partnering with the NY Liberty,… Continue reading Xbox Launches Power Her Dreams Campaign With Vanessa Bryant To Uplift Women In Sports And Gaming

Deion Sanders Will Donate Half His Salary Towards Completion of Jackson State’s Football Facility

Deion Sanders Will Donate Half His Salary Towards Completion of Jackson State’s Football Facility Coach Deion “Prime” Sanders is not only a man of his word but he puts his money where his mouth is! The reality TV, former professional football player now HBCU coach has been a staunch supporter of HBCU and HBCU athletics… Continue reading Deion Sanders Will Donate Half His Salary Towards Completion of Jackson State’s Football Facility