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Empire Cast Members: Bryshere Gray (Hakim Lyons) Naomi Campbell Photo: http://www.zimbio.com

 Empire dose it again… According to billboard.com, The series has,”…hit a 5.7 rating among adults 18-49 during its ninth episode on Wednesday night. And that’s just the preliminary score…Empire rose another three-tenths of a point in the key demo to hit its latest series high. And American Idol (2.1 adults) bleeding into the 9 p.m. hour means it’s all but guaranteed to grow again in the final score. Empire also hit a new viewership high of 14.2 million viewers….” Congrats again.

Click here to read more from source>>>Billboard.com

Young Jaden raps while father Will does the beat box, Will and Jaden perform with DJ Jazzy Jeff, then Alfonzo, Will, Jaden, and the host do Apache dance to Sugarhill song..

 Will & Jada

Will & Jada Smith At Harlem premier
Photo: TheYBF

 Free Angela

On the red carpet, Will and Jada posed with director Shola Lynch, Angela Davis and her sister Fania and Sidra Smith (who also produced the film).

The premiere for Free Angela  And All Political Prisoners took place the other night at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. Will and Jada both served as executive producers of the film which chronicles the life of college professor Angela Davis,

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Rock the House (album)

Rock the House (album)

On the 23rd Birthday of legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff back in 1987, their record label, Jive/RCA had a showcase featuring performances from Philly rapper Steady B & DJ Tat MoneyJazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince and Ready Rock C, KRS-One (NYC) (backed by Ivan ‘Doc’ Rodriguez aka DJ Doc).

This was a monumental event in the creation of  Philly hip hop, Continue reading

Philly’s former Ruff Ryder Eve stops by the Breakfast Club, talks about her own new label, new boo, and her love for driving cars, female artist don’t stick together, More over she now resides in London…

Quest Love

The Roots drummer and music producer Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson is about to join other Hip-Hop legends-turned-authors like LL Cool J, Eminem, and Common when he releases his memoir Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove on June 18th by Grand Central Publishing.

The book, co-written with New Yorker editor Ben Greenman, will be a mixture of autobiographical stories and Thompson’s take on Hip-Hop, pop culture, and music in general.

Click here to read more from: AllHipHop.com.

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