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  • Common’s Father, Lonnie ‘Pops’ Lynn, Has Died. He was 71

    Sep 16, 14 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *Common‘s father, Lonnie Lynn, has died. The Chicago rapper’s fans know Lynn for his soulful spoken-word poems on Common’s albums. The AP is reporting that Lynn died on Friday according to  Common  in an interview Monday in Los Angeles. He gave no further details. Lynn was 71 “Lynn was a star high school basketball player in […]

  • Iyanla Vanzant: Jay Z, LeBron & Lil Wayne Need to Visit Ferguson

    Aug 26, 14 by Qwest7 9 Comments


    *Despite receiving less than total support from people for visiting Ferguson, MO to film the experience for her TV show, Ilyanla Vanzant still searches for ways to help the town recover from the fatal shoot. What better way to do this than to call out those who command the attention of young people? According to […]

  • Serena Confirmed as the Cause of Drake Beef, According to Common

    Jul 8, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *It took more than two years, but all the speculation regarding the cause of Common’s beef with Drake can finally be put to rest. During an interview with Vlad TV, the Chicago lyricist confirmed that all the back and forth was, as many people thought, motivated by Serena Williams. “I think that was, for me, […]

  • ParentPowerChicago Presents 8th Global Mixx Music and Film Forum ‘Generation Next’

    Jun 22, 14 by jdobypr 1 Comment


    ParentPowerChicago Presents 8th Global Mixx Music and Film Forum “Generation Next” Aug 15 through Aug 17 (Chicago, IL) Eight years has seen the annual Global Mixx Music Forum grow to add a Film component to its yearly event. This year’s Music and Film forum will be held in Chicago Aug 15-17th, 2014. Global Mixx has […]

  • Dave Chappelle Shares Funny Moment When He Met Kanye West (Watch)

    Jun 21, 14 by Deron Dalton 1 Comment


    *Recently, Dave Chappelle stopped by “The Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon and made everyone crackle. The funny-man has been out promoting his Radio City Music Hall shows. Chappelle — who has incorporated music artists into his comedy — talked about the first times he met both The Roots and Kanye West.

  • Common Signs With No I.D.’s Artium/Def Jam Label

    Jun 5, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Common has a new record label home. The two-time Grammy winner has reunited with his longtime friend and collaborator No I.D. to become the latest artist on his Artium/Def Jam Recordings label, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The first fruit from the deal will be Common’s new album, “Nobody’s Smiling,” set for a July 22 […]