NEW MUSIC: Jagged Edge “Hope”

If you grew up in the 90’s than when you see the name “Jagged Edge” you should know who I am talking about. If you do not I suggest you go look this group up. I was wondering where this group disappeared to along with some of my other favorites; Dru Hill & 112. However,…

President Obama Calling For More Mentors

  President Obama is calling for mentors to help reverse under achievement among young minority men. When  speaking of minority men, this includes black, Hispanic and Native American boys and young men. This initiative is being called on by the President’s “My Brother’s Keeper” program. President Obama discussed a progress report on “My Brother’s Keeper” Thursday…

Another Possible Tobacco Tax Hike

  Yup, that’s right Maryland. Here in Maryland, another tobacco tax hike is in place for 2015. Currently a pack of cigarettes in Maryland cost between $7 to $8 and supporters of the tax are hoping to raise that price by a $1 next year. Maryland would be ranked at the 14th state with the highest…

Common’s New Single “Kingdom” Music Video Trailer

  Common returns with new single “Kingdom.” It is the first single off of his upcoming 10th album Nobody’s Smiling. The song features XXL Freshman Vince Staples. The song is inspired by the tragedies in Chicago. The snippet is 60 seconds and the full song is due out Friday.

“Ban The Box” Bill Signed By Baltimore Mayor

The “Ban The Box” bill was signed Thursday by Baltimore’s Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. The “Ban the Box” bill will prevent employers from asking job applicants about their criminal history. It bans a criminal checkbox that would normally be seen on applications. This is for private employers with more than 10 employees. The employers will have…