The 2017 Soul Train Awards impressed once again

Carlie Beard | Staff Writer The annual Soul Train Awards was nothing short of soulful. Singer-songwriter Erykah Badu hosted the show for the third time as it aired Nov. 26. Many special guests were in attendance, including Tank, Method Man, Keyshia Cole and Ledisi. R&B divas Fantasia and Faith Evans went head to head in a soul cypher that also featured Mali Music and Bilal. The Soul Cypher is something newly added to The Soul Train, with its inspiration stemming from the BET Hip Hop Awards. With performances from the top R&B artists in the music industry, this awards show … Continue reading The 2017 Soul Train Awards impressed once again

MoThoro drops his second album, ThoroLyfe: Execution

Carlie Beard | Staff Writer Rapper MoThoro, a Los Angeles native, has recently dropped his sophomore album titled ThoroLyfe: Execution.  Along with being a rapper, Morris Taylor, also known as Mo, is a fourth-year, five-year MBA major at Hampton University. He balances being both a full-time student and rapper in the industry. Mo shares a record label called “LFTFLD” with his long time childhood friend Rasul Shabazz, who is also a rapper. ThoroLyfe: Execution has a total of 12 songs and took just shy of four months to complete. Artists such as Mare and Kai Ca$h the rapper, who are … Continue reading MoThoro drops his second album, ThoroLyfe: Execution

Justin Timberlake 2018 Super Bowl Performance: Previous Performances he’ll have to top

Carlie Beard | Staff Writer Justin Timberlake is unquestionably one of the biggest artists of this generation. From hit songs like “Cry Me a River” to more sophisticated singles like “Suit and Tie,” he definitely knows how to be versatile and remain true to himself while doing so. The “Sexy Back” singer is, in fact, back, and will be performing at the 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show. He took to Twitter to announce the big news after posting a comical video with friend Jimmy Fallon. Along with the video Justin tweeted, “I DO have the time. Half the time…” Pepsi, … Continue reading Justin Timberlake 2018 Super Bowl Performance: Previous Performances he’ll have to top

Eminem’s the talk of the BET Hip Hop Awards

Carlie Beard | Staff Writer This year’s BET Hip Hop Awards were filled with unexpected twists and turns that kept viewers’ eyes glued to their TV screens. DJ Khaled, one of the most respected DJs in hip-hop, hosted the show. He brought along his 11-month-old son, Asahd Khaled, who also happens to be the executive producer of his latest project, “Grateful.” Nicole Tuck, his partner and mother of his son, was also present at the awards to support Khaled. The Miami native was excited to host the awards show because the event took place in his hometown at Fillmore Jackie … Continue reading Eminem’s the talk of the BET Hip Hop Awards

Kardashians and Jenners keep delivering surprises

Carlie Beard | Staff Writer The baby of the Kardashian-Jenner family is having a baby? According to a TMZ report, reality TV star Kylie Jenner is expecting a child with her boyfriend, rapper Travis Scott. The couple has been in the spotlight for the past year on multiple occasions, from getting matching butterfly tattoos to buying each other expensive gifts. Shortly after rumors of Jenner and rapper Tyga breaking up, she often was spotted with Scott. The makeup guru was criticized for jumping from one relationship to the next. Insider.com stated that Jenner is either four or five months along and … Continue reading Kardashians and Jenners keep delivering surprises