Kwota B., A Spoken Word Poet and Musician By: Trinity Barnwell-Thomas, SlayTheMic Intern   Art comes in many different forms. It normally occurs when you overflow with emotions and your only choice is to spill it out into the world. Everyone has a different way that they speak and a different way that they express […]

Yoruba is a grassroots project, started in Asheville, NC. with the intention of encouraging community members to contribute by taking responsibility and action for the local communities of color. The website is offered as a resource to the community with support, advice and counsel from the many partners and volunteers who have given their time to […]

On July 7, Lin-Manuel Miranda talked with Apple Studios about his Broadway hit musical ‘Hamilton’ and its connection to Hip Hop. Miranda told the studio, “I mean, hip-hop’s the language of revolution and it’s our greatest American art form,” he told Lowe, Radio Host at Apple Music studios, during the FaceTime interview. “It was the […]

Peaches was ultimately banned from TikTok for claiming that she had hired a 30-year-old man to rape and sexually assault 16 year old Charli D’Amelio, TikTok most followed influencer, and even asked viewers on her live videos to tell her the teenager’s location in the comments section. In another IG Story, Peaches wrote, “@charlidamelio you […]

According to Ventura County Sheriffs Office, ‘Glee’ actress Naya Rivera is under investigation after being presumed dead at a lake in Southern California. Authorities believe the actress had an accident and drowned in the lake. As Ventura County Sheriff Deputy Chris Dyer said, “We’re presuming that an accident happened and we’re presuming she drowned in […]


Petitions to sign Justice for George Floyd Justice for Ahmaud Arbery Justice for Belly Mujinga Justice for Breonna Taylor Books, articles and resources to read Ways to help (via Black Lives Matter) Twitter Thread: UK based charities, organisations and platforms whose work aims to eradicate racial injustice (Via Black Ballad) IG: How can I help from the […]

Jeannie Mai and Jeezy Are Officially Engaged! Jeannie and Young Jeezy were set for a trip to Vietnam this April. What Jeannie didn’t know is that Jay was planning to propose. Since the trip was cancelled, Jeezy – born Jay Wayne Jenkins – came up with a creative way for them to keep exploring. ‘Instead, Jay […]

It is no secret that the music industry is having to cancel large concerts, award ceremonies, and huge gatherings. According to a recent report in the New York Times by oncologist and bioethicist Zeke Emanuel theorizes that live music/entertainment  industry could be on pause for a while. “Restarting the economy has to be done in […]

April 2, 2020 by Stretch In Western North Carolina, and all across this country, COVID-19 has had many workers laid off from their work place and others with significantly reduced hours. This of course, has huge impacts for many struggling with rent, bills, food costs, medicine, etc, and who find the recommendation of ‘social distancing’ […]

by Kristy Kepley-Steward Thursday, April 2nd 2020 WLOS — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state of North Carolina continues to grow. As of Thursday, April 2, 2020, there are 1,857 cases in the state; that’s up from 1,584 on Wednesday. State health officials say 16 deaths have been recorded in North Carolina with 184 […]

Award winning show Netflix series, Rhythm + Flow is now back for its second season, and they’re currently looking for talented contestants to perform in front of Cardi B, T.I. and Chance the Rapper. If you are interested in applying click here  to upload: video of 16 of your best bars with music, without music an introduction […]

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