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A jury found  Karl Jordan Jr. and Ronald Washington guilty of murder in the killing of hip-hop icon Jam Master Jay in a New York City recording studio in 2002, federal prosecutors said. The two men were accused of killing Jam Master Jay — born Jason Mizell, who co-founded Run-DMC in the early 1980s — […]

Dominique Fishback, an Emmy and BAFTA nominee known for her remarkable roles in film and television, is set to be honored with the inaugural Culture Certified award by The Creative Collective during their first-ever Creative Class celebration. This award aims to recognize Black talents, both established and emerging, who have made significant contributions to shaping […]

Jaz Karis is making significant strides in the soul music scene, blending traditional R&B and contemporary soul with her remarkable musicianship. Her journey in music began in a church choir and led to a “MET YOU AT A BAR.” Karis attributes her musical foundation to a childhood rich in diverse musical influences, from gospel to […]

Zeta Phi Bata Sorority is now accepting applications for the Maxine Gooden Scholarship, the Lorraine W. Clement Opportunity Scholarship, and the Theta Alpha Zeta Chapter Scholarship. To successfully compete for the award, applicants Must be seniors attending a Monroe County, NY high school with at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale Must apply […]

Jeezy, the Atlanta-based rap superstar, delivered a compelling performance at his Tiny Desk concert. Focusing on the early parts of his career, he created a narrative that resonated deeply with his audience. Jeezy’s music carries a deeper message of empowerment, encapsulated in his Thug Motivation album series. Beyond his music career, Jeezy has expanded his […]

Fatima Robinson, renowned for her impactful career in choreography spanning over three decades, has significantly influenced dance culture. She’s known for creating memorable dance moves, such as the iconic King Tut-style movements in Michael Jackson’s ‘Remember the Time’ music video, and leading choreography for Aaliyah’s ‘Rock the Boat’ and Beyoncé’s Renaissance tour. Throughout her career, […]

AltBar, a popular nonalcoholic pop-up bar founded by Meg and Bob Hartman in late 2021, is set to establish a permanent location in Rochester at 1947 E. Main St. in North Winton Village. Targeting a summer opening, the Hartmans aim to address the growing demand for nonalcoholic social spaces, reflecting a broader trend among younger […]

Apple TV’s animated special “Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin” explores the origin story of Franklin, the first Black character in the “Peanuts” comic strip, showcasing his initial encounter with Charlie Brown and the rest of the gang. The special addresses a long-overdue focus on Franklin, introduced in 1968 by “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz following a […]

Danielle Ponder, an international R&B/soul artist, has been chosen to create and perform the theme song for the new Apple TV+ series “Manhunt.” Announced via X (previously Twitter), the series is a conspiracy thriller that delves into the pursuit of John Wilkes Booth following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, aiming to illuminate aspects of this […]


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