Atlanta suburb hosts free concert featuring Goodie Mob and other ATL icons

The Mayor of East Point, Georgia, Deana Holiday Ingraham and Councilmember Sharon Shropshire, brought back the “Wind down Wednesday” free concert series for the first time since 2019 at East Point Commons on July 29, 2021. The three acts included were the Youngbloodz (who brought out the East Side Boyz), Pastor Troy and the Goodie […]

Sean Paul says his Beyoncé and Jay-Z comments were taken out of context

Reggae star Sean Paul just explained that his recent comments about Beyoncé were taken out of context when he said that Jay-Z was uncomfortable when he was around the Destiny’s Child frontwoman. Paul seemed to imply on the Jamaican radio show Too Live Crew, Action & the Burgerman that Jay was threatened by his presence. […]

J Carter’s ONE Musicfest brings yasiin bey, Jill Scott, Damian Marley

Eight is the number of new beginnings and fans of ONE Musicfest will experience just that. Now in its eighth year, the Southeast’s premier urban progressive music and arts festival, ONE Musicfest, recently revealed phase one of its powerhouse 2017 lineup. “We’re really excited about the diversity,” explains Jason “J” Carter, visionary and founder of ONE […]

Sean Paul bids on his own sweaty towels on eBay

Sean Paul placed a bid on his own sweaty towels on eBay. Paul is rarely seen on stage without a towel wrapped around his head and, once he’s wiped away his perspiration, he has no qualms about throwing it into the crowd as a keepsake, but he has revealed he doesn’t like to part with […]

Chance the Rapper tells London fans they were the ‘coolest crowd’

On Friday, July 7, Chance the Rapper told Wireless festival goers that they were the “coolest crowd” he’s played in a “long time” before he closed his set in London. The 24-year-old rapper took to the main stage at Finsbury Park sharp at 8:55 p.m. and worked his way through his tracks from 2016’s award-winning […]

Sean Paul urges Drake to show Jamaican music more respect

Rap star Sean Paul has called on Drake to give more credit to Jamaican music. The 44-year-old rapper – who hails from Kingston, the capital of Jamaica – has pointed to Drake’s use of dancehall music on “One Dance’ and argued he should have given greater “accolades” to the country for the hit single. He […]

Beenie Man performs at the 22nd annual Reggae Sumfest

The self-described “greatest reggae show on earth” touched down in Montego Bay, Jamaica, last week, as the 22nd annual Reggae Sumfest kicked off three thrilling nights of dancehall, R&B and hip-hop shows. Diverse international acts like Sean Paul, Wiz Khalifa, Beenie Man, Future, Jason Derulo and Tessanne Chin entertained the 12,000-strong Jamaican audience outdoors at […]

Michelle Obama Avoids Barack Stoner Questions: 6 Other Famous Stoners

Michelle Obama is no stranger to fielding invasive media questions, and the first lady proved she’s not about to fall for any loaded questions about herself or her family when she sidestepped an inquiry about her husband, President Barack Obama’s, wild past. During a recent stop on “The Late Show,” host Jon Stewart brought up […]

Was Oprah Winfrey Once a Weedhead? 8 Other Stars Who Smoke Marijuana

Oprah Winfrey may be America’s favorite do-gooder, but the media maven has a sordid past and according to a new video, that past may include the drug marijuana. A new video posted by TMZ shows Winfrey leaving CBS studios and running into the paparazzi. While making her way through the crowd, one reporter threw Winfrey […]