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Rhymefest Details Third Album & Updates On Reconnecting With His Father

One year ago, Chicago, Illinois MC/writer/politician Rhymefest began screening documentary film In My Father's House. The work looked at Che Smith's father, who was estranged for much of the artist's life due to homelessness and alcoholism. In the film, the Grammy Award-winning artist (who, since filming, has added an Oscar... Read more

D’Angelo & Common Add Grammy Awards To Their Trophy Cases

After a 15 year break, D'Angelo won two Grammy awards tonight (February 15). The RCA Records artist (and his band, The Vanguard) took home the honors in response to 2014's Black Messiah album. The awards included "Best R&B Album" and "Best R&B Song." The latter trophy belonged to the album's... Read more

Selma Will Be Gifted To Every High School In America (News)

After the news that Paramount Home Movie Distribution started an education program to let high school students see the movie for free while in theaters, the production company has now announced that they will be releasing the award-winning Civil Rights film Selma to every high school in the nation. The news was reported today (April 27).... Read more

Jay Z Releases Visual To One Of His Most Personal Songs In Years (Video)

Jay Z has been making headlines recently through his new business venture with Tidal. In support of the new music streaming business, he released a music video for the song "Glory," reminding us that he is an artist and a father first and foremost. Before Common & John Legend were... Read more

Common Speaks on Why He Left Oprah Hanging at The Oscars (Video)

Common has deservedly received a lot of attention this week after winning his first Oscar, along with John Legend and Rhymefest, for Best Original Song for "Glory," from the movie Selma. His performance and acceptance speech were highlights of the Academy Awards. However, something that occurred immediately prior to his... Read more

Common & John Legend Win an Oscar and Deliver Stirring Words of Change (Video)

Last night (2/22), Common & John Legend won the Best Original Song Academy Award for their song "Glory," in the movie Selma. They've been performing the song at seemingly every major award show, including the Golden Globes and the Grammy Awards, but the artists brought renewed passion to the 87th... Read more

Common & John Legend Receive Oscar Nomination For “Glory”

After winning this year's Golden Globe Award for "Best Original Song," Common & John Legend's "Glory", from the film Selma, has been nominated for the Academy Award in the same category.  They could potentially be just the third Hip-Hop/R&B act to win the award, along with Three 6 Mafia's "It's Hard Out... Read more