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Drizzy is cashing checks and bigging up his chest…If you’re under the impression that Drake has been living off the fat of the land since releasing Nothing Was The Same, you’re sadly mistaken. The Toronto MC is currently prepping to embark on the “Would You Like A Tour” alongside Miguel and Future, and released an interesting trailer as a reminder. Rather than dazzling, costly imagery, Drizzy compiled footage from his appearance at Howard University’s 2012 homecoming and other places with scenes of himself doing a diligent workout…



Rick Ross Talks Ghostwriting, Meeting Kanye West Years Ago, & More [LISTEN]

Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds brought the best out of their latest guest Rick Ross. Most fans equate MMG’s general to the mafioso figure he portrays, but this discussion touches on his life prior to fame, how me Kanye West met over a decade ago, and more. 36-year-old Ross was dabbling in Hip-Hop (and law enforcement) years before receiving his big break. He actually had a tumultuous journey that led to ghostwriting rhymes for others and allowed him to rub elbows with a list of industry figures…



Mane Art: Nigerian Hairstyles Captured in New Photo Exhibit

The transfer of many cultural aspects from the diaspora are dumbfounding. Even with decades and miles of space between descendents of Africa, there are still indications of a connection. One way we’re connected is by hair which is portrayed in the work of J.D. Okhai Ojeikere. The Nigerian photographer began documenting the hairstyles of women in his country as a member of the Nigeria Art Council in 1968. Decades later his work has resulted in 1000 different hairstyles now exhibited in the “Hairstyles” series at the 55th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezi in Venice; showing until November 24. We found a strong sense of continuity in these photos, because they also can be found in African American homes today…




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