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Charlie Murphy has passed at the age of 57. The comedian/actor died in New York after a battle with cancer. During his career in film, TV, and stand-up comedy, Murphy had several memorable moments that will forever impact pop culture. From playing Gusto on CB4 to his narration of the Rick James and Prince skits…

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  Herman J. Russell was an outstanding  member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.  His life exemplified the high ideals of brotherhood and  the fraternity’s motto of “Culture for Service, Service for Humanity.” Here are other men of Phi Beta Sigma that you may not know of:

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Happy 41st birthday Dave Chappelle! The stand up comedian and actor had his first performance during Amateur Night at Apollo at 19 years old. Later, he became the co-creator of The Chappelle’s Show, a popular sketch comedy show which ran on Comedy Central from 2003 to 2006. He infamously walked away from a $50 million contract…

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    Some of our favorite songs have crazy origins, most of which never make it to the public arena. Here are 5 songs that we love that we caught wind of their inspirations. Janet Jackson “Son Of A Gun” This one was all about Janet’s ex-husband Rene Elizondo. Janet was inspired to put this…

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With Chris Brown’s fate up in the air over his recent assault arrest, many are watching the singer to see if he will avoid jail time, once again for his long series of bad behavior or end up doing up to four years in prison for violating his probation for his 2009 Rihanna assault conviction. Recently, Brown…

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“Gold all on my chain, gold all in my rang,” the relatively exclusive use of precious metals and gem stones to describe living life hip-hop style, sits in perfect juxtaposition to  the lyrical content of contemporary artists who haven’t reached their respective station’s in life. Trey Songz’ mixtape Trigga, represents what is 100. The fact…

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It’s been 14 years since R&B veterans Brandy and Monica joined forces to release their chart-topping mammoth single, “The Boy Is Mine.” But now the two are ready to recapture that magic once again. Brandy and Monica have recently revealed that they’ve reunited in the studio to record new music. The two songbirds announced the…

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They say life imitates art and if that’s the case, then the world is truly full of weedheads. Since the birth of the sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle, our most popular artists have recorded their love of the sticky green leaf, reflecting a common love for marijuana and inspiring generations beyond to pick…

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