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  • CBS Sports and HBCUs to Create HBCU All-Star Game
    Lifestyle

    CBS Sports and HBCUs to Create HBCU All-Star Game

    CBS Sports is partnering with HBCUs to create the HBCU All-Star Game, an event showcasing and celebrating the best HBCU basketball players.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • How to Get Started in the Cannabis Industry
    Business

    How to Get Started in the Cannabis Industry

    Legal cannabis heading to the Big Apple means that there are millions of people waiting to be medicated and billions of dollars to be made.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • The Marketing Problem Behind Unequal pay in Sports
    Lifestyle

    The Marketing Problem Behind Unequal pay in Sports

    Women’s relatively low salaries in sports are a direct consequence of the lack of marketing and promotion their play receives.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • NFL Star Russell Okung's Bitcoin Gamble Pays Off
    Business

    NFL Star Russell Okung's Bitcoin Gamble Pays Off

    Russell Okung’s request for half of his salary to be converted to Bitcoin has paid off, making him one of the best paid players in the NFL.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Tyler Perry Offers the Royal Family a Helping Hand
    Culture

    Tyler Perry Offers the Royal Family a Helping Hand

    When Meghan Markle and Prince Harry most needed help and protection, an unexpected entertainer swooped in to assist them: Tyler Perry.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Ella Baker: An Overlooked American Hero and Revolutionary
    Culture

    Ella Baker: An Overlooked American Hero and Revolutionary

    Regarded by some as the “mother of the civil rights movement”, Ella Baker served as one of the most overlooked yet key heroes of her era.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Shy Glizzy: For D.C. and Beyond
    Lifestyle

    Shy Glizzy: For D.C. and Beyond

    For nearly a decade, Shy Glizzy has been establishing himself as one of the most prominent and influential figures in the DMV rap scene.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • New Evidence Points to NYPD, FBI's Role in Malcolm X's Murder
    Culture

    New Evidence Points to NYPD, FBI's Role in Malcolm X's Murder

    On Saturday, Malcolm X’s family revealed a letter written by a deceased NYPD officer and demanded a reopening of the murder investigation.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Naomi Osaka Defeats Serena Williams: A Passing of the Torch?
    Lifestyle

    Naomi Osaka Defeats Serena Williams: A Passing of the Torch?

    In likely the most high-profile matchup of the 2021 Australian Open, Naomi Osaka defeated Serena Williams 6-3, 6-4 in this year’s semifinals.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Designer Samuel Ross is Breaking the Mold
    Lifestyle

    Designer Samuel Ross is Breaking the Mold

    In addition to his exceptional creative skills, designer Samuel Ross has taken great initiative in promoting black economic growth.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Seneca Village: The Black Settlement Buried Below Central Park
    Culture

    Seneca Village: The Black Settlement Buried Below Central Park

    The destruction of Seneca Village in order to make room for Central Park poses one of the biggest “what ifs” in American history.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Are We on the Brink of Another Housing Bubble Collapse?
    Business

    Are We on the Brink of Another Housing Bubble Collapse?

    The rise in housing prices in conjunction with the 2006 housing bubble has led homeowners to fear the collapse of another real estate bubble.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Jock McKissic Gives Insight into his Rise in the Film Industry
    Culture

    Jock McKissic Gives Insight into his Rise in the Film Industry

    Since his life-changing decision to move to Atlanta and focus on his acting career, actor Jock McKissic has been making a name for himself.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • The White House Prepares for America’s new First Family
    Culture

    The White House Prepares for America’s new First Family

    The White House and its staff will welcome a new president and his family, the Bidens, in this year’s unusual presidential move-in day.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • James Harden to Join Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant in Brooklyn
    Lifestyle

    James Harden to Join Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant in Brooklyn

    In perhaps the biggest blockbuster trade in NBA history, four teams have agreed on a trade that will send James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Elon Musk Weighs in on Donald Trump's Social Media Censorship
    Business

    Elon Musk Weighs in on Donald Trump's Social Media Censorship

    On Monday, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the President’s censorship.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Derrick Hayes Uplifts His Community With Big Dave’s Cheesesteaks
    Business

    Derrick Hayes Uplifts His Community With Big Dave’s Cheesesteaks

    Big Dave’s Cheesesteaks has had massive success in bringing a taste of Philly down south, but founder and CEO Derrick Hayes remains hungry as ever.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Antoine Bethea: Bet on Yourself
    Lifestyle

    Antoine Bethea: Bet on Yourself

    As Antoine Bethea makes his transition from NFL star safety to full-time philanthropist, he reminds us of where he started years ago.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Blxst’s Quick Ascend in LA’s Music Scene
    Culture

    Blxst’s Quick Ascend in LA’s Music Scene

    Los Angeles singer/rapper Blxst is rapidly emerging as one of the most promising, underrated artists of today. Two months after […]
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • 2020: A Year Engraved in American Sports History
    Lifestyle

    2020: A Year Engraved in American Sports History

    While today’s sports look a lot different from what they did earlier in 2020, they are a testament to our will to keep pushing forward.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Mandeaux: Black-Owned Luxury Men's Footwear
    Lifestyle

    Mandeaux: Black-Owned Luxury Men's Footwear

    Mandeaux is emerging as the cream of the crop in the shoe world, offering great quality, service, and a brand image you can stand behind.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • 2020 Has Given Generation Z the Tools to Succeed
    Culture

    2020 Has Given Generation Z the Tools to Succeed

    At such young ages, members of Generation Z are already proving to be the most influential and, in many ways, the most powerful demographic.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Harlem Biscuit Company: A Taste of the South in The Big Apple
    Business

    Harlem Biscuit Company: A Taste of the South in The Big Apple

    Located in the heart of Harlem, the Harlem Biscuit Company is home to some of the most mouth-watering Southern biscuit sandwiches.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Keeping Your Thanksgiving COVID-Friendly
    Culture

    Keeping Your Thanksgiving COVID-Friendly

    A COVID-friendly Thanksgiving does not have to be any less fun than a normal one. Here are ways you can mitigate your risk of infection.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • US Stocks Surge After Moderna Reports COVID-19 Vaccine Results
    Lifestyle

    US Stocks Surge After Moderna Reports COVID-19 Vaccine Results

    After Moderna announced their promising early data in their quest for a COVID-19 vaccine, both the Dow and S&P 500 surged to record highs.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Rauw Alejandro and J Balvin Speak from the Heart on "De Cora <3"
    Culture

    Rauw Alejandro and J Balvin Speak from the Heart on "De Cora <3"

    Earlier today, Rauw Alejandro released “De Cora <3”, a heartfelt, upbeat reggaeton record featuring Colombian singer J Balvin.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Suspect Charged with the Murder of King Von
    Culture

    Suspect Charged with the Murder of King Von

    On Saturday, the Atlanta Police department announced the arrest of Timothy Leeks for the murder of rapper King Von.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • 2020-2021 NBA Season to Start on December 22
    Lifestyle

    2020-2021 NBA Season to Start on December 22

    The NBPA is expected to take a vote of team player representatives on the league’s proposal of a 72-game season tipping off on December 22nd.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • #45Lies is Finally Calling Out the President for Lying
    Culture

    #45Lies is Finally Calling Out the President for Lying

    #45Lies is a campaign calling the hip-hop community to hold the 45th President accountable for spreading false information.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • iPhone 12: Apple's Most Durable Phone Yet?
    Business

    iPhone 12: Apple's Most Durable Phone Yet?

    Of all the new specs and features Apple announced during their October 13th event, one stands out: the iPhone 12 's all-new Ceramic Shield.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Note Marcato is Ready to Break Musical Boundaries
    Culture

    Note Marcato is Ready to Break Musical Boundaries

    At just 19 years old, Note Marcato is fresh off the drop of his debut project, BeachBum Limbo, and is eager to “change musical history”.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • New Yorkers: Vote Blue Under the Working Families Party
    Culture

    New Yorkers: Vote Blue Under the Working Families Party

    Thanks to changes to election law in New York, the Working Families Party is at risk of losing their spot on state ballots.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Nuke Bizzle Self-Snitches and is Arrested for Unemployment Fraud
    Culture

    Nuke Bizzle Self-Snitches and is Arrested for Unemployment Fraud

    After bragging about his crimes in a music video, rapper Nuke Bizzle has been arrested for committing $1.2 million in unemployment fraud.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Barack Obama Praises LeBron James for Living Up to the Hype
    Lifestyle

    Barack Obama Praises LeBron James for Living Up to the Hype

    Barack Obama praised LeBron James for not only his accomplishments inside the bubble, but also for his years of humanitarian efforts.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Representation Equals Dollars: Black Owned Media Demands Inclusion
    Culture

    Representation Equals Dollars: Black Owned Media Demands Inclusion

    The Black Owned Media Equity & Sustainability Institute seeks to bring advertising dollars into Black owned media outlets
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Updated Release Dates For Films Delayed by COVID-19
    Entertainment

    Updated Release Dates For Films Delayed by COVID-19

    The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic postponed nearly every major social gathering. Until movie theaters are deemed safe again, here are some of the biggest postponed movies and their updated release dates.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Age Defense Products Featuring Jack Black and More
    Grooming

    Age Defense Products Featuring Jack Black and More

    Keep your skin looking fresh with these innovative products from Jack Black, Factor Five, and Nova Shine; from Bleu Magazine Issue 67.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • World

    When can our Children Safely Return to School?

    Many school districts across the country have recently reopened their doors to children, causing controversy over whether or not it is time to open schools.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Troy Daniels Ascends the Ranks of Fashion and Basketball
    Sports

    Troy Daniels Ascends the Ranks of Fashion and Basketball

    Troy Daniels’ story is one of dedication and perseverance. The 29-year-old has blossomed into one of the NBA’s most talented shooters.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Wesley Iwundu: Dribble and Drip
    Sports

    Wesley Iwundu: Dribble and Drip

    In just a few seasons, Orlando Magic forward Wesley Iwundu has emerged as a rising two-way player with plenty of potential.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • J. Cole and PUMA Unveil the RS-Dreamer
    Lifestyle

    J. Cole and PUMA Unveil the RS-Dreamer

    PUMA has officially debuted J. Cole’s first signature basketball sneaker, the RS-Dreamer. Starting July 31st, the sneaker will be available for $125!
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • The Countdown to the NBA's Return Season: What to Expect
    Sports

    The Countdown to the NBA's Return Season: What to Expect

    Finally, after a four-month hiatus, the NBA regular season officially kicks off on July 30th. Get ready for a season unlike any before.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Miami Marlins Press Pause After COVID-19 Outbreak
    Sports

    Miami Marlins Press Pause After COVID-19 Outbreak

    Five days was all it took for complications to arise. Not even a week after Opening Day, 17 members of the Miami Marlins have tested positive for COVID-19.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • 42 Dugg Unleashes Visual for "One of One"
    Lifestyle

    42 Dugg Unleashes Visual for "One of One"

    Up and coming Detroit rap star 42 Dugg recently released his official music video for “One of One”, featuring Babyface Ray.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Lil Uzi Vert Hops on the Remix of StaySolidRocky's "Party Girl"
    Lifestyle

    Lil Uzi Vert Hops on the Remix of StaySolidRocky's "Party Girl"

    StaySolidRocky has managed to one-up his smash hit, “Party Girl”. Last week, he dropped the official remix of “Party Girl” featuring Lil Uzi Vert.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • South African Rapper Nasty C is a Global Icon in the Making
    Music

    South African Rapper Nasty C is a Global Icon in the Making

    Nasty C is well on his path to global stardom, and fans are waking up. The South African artist is one of the hottest rappers coming out of Africa today.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Duckwrth Speaks Volumes with Lyric Video for 'Find A Way'
    Music

    Duckwrth Speaks Volumes with Lyric Video for 'Find A Way'

    Duckwrth released the lyric video for “Find A Way”. The video speaks volumes and accompanies a track that tackles our current political climate.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Should This NBA Season Go Down as an “Asterisk Year”?
    Sports

    Should This NBA Season Go Down as an “Asterisk Year”?

    Should this year’s champion be embraced as every other champion was, or should this NBA season forever have an asterisk beside it?
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • 7 Must-Visit Black-Owned Restaurants in NYC!
    Business

    7 Must-Visit Black-Owned Restaurants in NYC!

    If you’re having trouble looking for authentic, black-owned restaurants, look no further. Here are 7 black-owned restaurants you’ve got to visit in NYC!
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Working Out During a Pandemic 101
    Health And Fitness

    Working Out During a Pandemic 101

    We caught up with fitness trainer Miranda Reeves and she reminded us of the importance of remaining active and working out.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • StaySolidRocky Drops Official Video for 'Toxic'
    Music

    StaySolidRocky Drops Official Video for 'Toxic'

    StaySolidRocky released his music video for “Toxic”. The video is only his second ever and comes over 5 months after the release of the "Party Girl” video.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • The NBA Remains Divided on a Long Awaited Return
    Sports

    The NBA Remains Divided on a Long Awaited Return

    As we creep closer to the official return of the NBA, the league continues to divide on whether they’d like to return or not.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Deante' Hitchcock's 'BETTER' is a MUST-Listen
    Music

    Deante' Hitchcock's 'BETTER' is a MUST-Listen

    Meet Deante’ Hitchcock, a 27-year-old prodigy coming off of the release of his debut album. Somehow, he is already one of the most versatile rappers today.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • StaySolidRocky: The Rapper Behind Hit Single 'Party Girl'
    Music

    StaySolidRocky: The Rapper Behind Hit Single 'Party Girl'

    At just 19 years old, StaySolidRocky has found a sound his fans love and is on the brink of long term success in the music industry.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Ron Suno Makes a Movie for 'Nunchucks' Music Video
    Music

    Ron Suno Makes a Movie for 'Nunchucks' Music Video

    In the official music video for the all-new track "Nunchucks", Ron Suno seamlessly fuses music with comedy to remind us exactly who he is.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Class of 2020 Welcomes its Newest Member: Quavo
    Music

    Class of 2020 Welcomes its Newest Member: Quavo

    Last week, Quavo announced that he has used this quarantine to graduate high school and officially become a member of the class of 2020.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Florida's JGreen Makes Waves with the Release of '510'
    Music

    Florida's JGreen Makes Waves with the Release of '510'

    As he comes off the release of his most anticipated project yet, "510", JGreen has become one of the most versatile and slept on rappers from Florida.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • A Harsh Reality: Sports Will Return With No Fans
    Sports

    A Harsh Reality: Sports Will Return With No Fans

    As the country gears up for a gradual reopening, only one question remains on the minds of sports fanatics worldwide. When will professional sports resume?
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Kid Cudi Announces "Leader Of The Delinquents" Merch
    Fashion

    Kid Cudi Announces "Leader Of The Delinquents" Merch

    Kid Cudi has partnered with Virgil Abloh to bring fans an exclusive “Leader Of The Delinquents” t-shirt, 7” vinyl, 12” picture disc, and cassette.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • 10 Ways to Boost Your Mental Health During a Pandemic
    Health And Fitness

    10 Ways to Boost Your Mental Health During a Pandemic

    Your physical and mental health must work in unison for you to thrive during this quarantine. Here are some ways you can nurture your mental state.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Sean Bankhead and Red Bull Dance to Host Choreo Workshop
    Events

    Sean Bankhead and Red Bull Dance to Host Choreo Workshop

    Choreographer Sean Bankhead is bringing the party to you! Tomorrow, Sean Bankhead will be hosting a choreo workshop on Red Bull Dance’s Instagram Channel.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Shy Glizzy on his Upcoming Project and Giving Back to His City
    Music

    Shy Glizzy on his Upcoming Project and Giving Back to His City

    As he gears up for the release of Young Jefe 3, Shy Glizzy finds himself as poised as ever and ready to pour back into his community in more ways than one.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • R&B Star Sammie Releases 'Picky' feat. Rotimi
    Music

    R&B Star Sammie Releases 'Picky' feat. Rotimi

    Today, R&B star Sammie released his single, “Picky” featuring Rotimi. The single is the first off his upcoming album, Such Is Life.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Cannabis Companies are Stepping Up Against COVID-19
    Business

    Cannabis Companies are Stepping Up Against COVID-19

    Cannabis companies deemed essenial business have been able to give back and do their part to help during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Lonr. Released his Debut Project and it's Just the Beginning
    Music

    Lonr. Released his Debut Project and it's Just the Beginning

    Lonr. is quickly rising to stardom and is ready to show the world what he is capable of with the release of his debut roject, "Land of Nothing Real".
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • DMV Artist ADÉ on his Ascent and Growth in Music
    Music

    DMV Artist ADÉ on his Ascent and Growth in Music

    Formerly known as Phil Adé, singer/rapper ADÉ has undergone a rebirth and rapidly picked up steam after the 2019 release of his EP, "ALWAYS SOMETHING".
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • The #Donate1post Campaign Works to Support Small Businesses
    Business

    The #Donate1post Campaign Works to Support Small Businesses

    Social media influencers and public figures have begun doing their part to help small businesses struggling to stay afloat.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • P.J. Tucker Cross Over into the Sneaker World
    Footwear

    P.J. Tucker Cross Over into the Sneaker World

    The Houston Rockets’ P.J. Tucker has announced that he will be opening his very own sneaker store in Houston this coming fall.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): Here are the Facts
    Health And Fitness

    Coronavirus (COVID-19): Here are the Facts

    Amidst all the panic, it can become rather difficult to find reliable information and determine the truth about COVID-19.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Coronavirus Takes its Toll on the Sports World
    Sports

    Coronavirus Takes its Toll on the Sports World

    As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads, panic spreads even more rapidly causing markets and economies worldwide to brace themselves for a major hit.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • J. Erving Paves the Way In Digital Music Distribution
    Music

    J. Erving Paves the Way In Digital Music Distribution

    Meet J. Erving, founder of a digital distribution company giving artists more freedom and control than ever, Human Re-Sources.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • The Reign of De La Ghetto: El Jefe De La Musica Urbana
    Cover Story

    The Reign of De La Ghetto: El Jefe De La Musica Urbana

    He’s a musical visionary within Latin music. Through the rise and fall of many artists around him, he remains. This is De La Ghetto.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • Auto

    Harley Davidson's First Electric Hog: the LiveWire

    Harley Davidson is switching gears with the LiveWire electric motorcycle. Years following the first unveiling, it will hit select dealerships this fall.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
  • The Michael Lau x Nike SB Blazer Low “Salvator Michael”
    Fashion

    The Michael Lau x Nike SB Blazer Low “Salvator Michael”

    Hong Kong artist Michael Lau has teamed up with Nike to bring us the Nike SB Blazer Low “Salvator Michael”, releasing on August 18th.
    By Tommy Rodriguez
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