Monthly Archives: November 2015

A Tribe Called Quest Reveals Lou Reed Received All The Royalties For “Can I Kick It?”

  ARiiE:Twitter | Instagram “I don’t think they cleared the sample, and instead of Lou Reed saying, ‘You can’t use it,’ he said, ‘Y’all can use it, but I get all the money from that…to this day, we haven’t seen a dime from that song.” Lou Reed, of the rock band The Velvet Underground has […]

Patti Pies moved $2.3mil in pies at Walmart in one weekend

In one weekend, Patti Pies sold completely out of Walmart. The demand was so high, the store’s bakeries were telling callers they were out before even saying hello. It’s estimated over $2.3 million dollars of pies were sold this past weekend alone. What’s the lesson? There is economic power in the black dollar. With over […]

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Is Now The Highest Grossed Movie By A Black Director

  It looks like the NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton has been breaking all types of records since it hit the theaters over the summer! The movie based on the legendary rap group from South Central, L.A. has now become the highest grossed movie by an African-American director in FILM HISTORY. The movie recently surpassed […]

Fetty Wap Was An Answer During Last Night’s ‘Jeopardy’

  It almost seems as if Fetty Wap’s success happened overnight. The Patterson native was able to dominate the rap game this year, dropping a bunch of chart topping singles, doing crazy numbers with his debut album, and most recently becoming one of the few rappers to ever make it to Jeopardy. Monday night, “Who […]