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Burrell Communications is an African American-owned advertising agency that has worked with Fortune 100 companies such as Coca-Cola and Fortune 500 companies like Toyota and McDonald’s. The Chicago-based firm, which has four decades of experience connecting consumers across all platforms, recently released a touching PSA in honor of Detroit bus driver Jason Hargrove, who died…

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Chicago-based rapper Tray Savage was killed after being shot while driving on the city’s South Side. He was 26. According to Billboard and the Chicago Tribune, the Chief Keef-affiliated rapper had just dropped off his girlfriend when shots rang out on South Evans Avenue at approximately 11 a.m. on June 19. The publications stated that…

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Jasper Hagan is father, cancer survivor and the founder and CEO of a creative marketing agency that thrives on telling authentic stories of multicultural consumers that have yet to be heard. This Morehouse College graduate started his media career almost a decade ago and is passionate about connecting the dots for his clients and the…

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Pop icon Michael Jackson “tore down the walls and the doors” of culture, according to Kanye West. The 43-year-old rapper has defended the reputation of the late pop star in a new interview with Pharrell Williams for i-D magazine, seemingly speaking in reference to the Dan Reed-directed documentary Leaving Neverland. Kanye said: “We should have…

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Nick Cannon‘s children are “scared of police officers.” The 39-year-old rapper — who has 9-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe with ex-wife Mariah Carey and 3-year-old Golden with former partner Brittany Bell — has revealed his kids view cops as the “bad guys” and thinks that has become a major issue for society. Speaking amid rioting…

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Baldhead Phillips is a keep-it-real comedian hailing from the South Side of Chicago. As a young child, he used comedy as an escape from traumatic situations. His comedic style is upfront and to the point. He touches on the reality of being a young man growing up in tough circumstances while also understanding that the…

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