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Kendrick Lamar Releases a Face-altering Creative New Music Video Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, Lamar’s fifth studio album, follows  DAMN which won which won a Pulitzer Prize and Grammy and  peaked at No. 1 in 2017. Kendrick Lamar just released “The Heart Part 5.” Kendrick Lamar’s face morphs into OJ Simpson, Will Smith, Jussie Smollett, […]

Kevin Samuels has passed away at the age of 57-years-old. The controversial YouTuber was known for his relationship advice, and ranking system  about Black women.   The Atlanta Police Department Incident Report stated “Kelvin Samuels unresponsive on the floor of his apartment”. A 32-year-old woman was present when Kevin Samuels died. Said she’d met Kevin […]

Check out the list of local hip-hop releases   Major MFN Mula https://mymixtapez.com/album/252541   Peter the Poet P.T.P     Virtuous C. Shreve the Professor   LeeQuan – Hotel Crash     Joe Trufant — Cross My Heart Big KD

Check out the list of releases that recently dropped FUTURE – I NEVER LIKED YOU   KEHLANI – BLUE WATER ROAD   KENDYX – MISPLACED EP    RUSS – IF NOT NOW, WHEN? (EP) ACTION BRONSON – COCODRILLO TURBO POOH SHIESTY – SHIESTY SEASON: CERTIFIED      

A$AP Rocky Released on Bond  A$AP Rocky, was arrested Wednesday at Los Angeles International Airport in connection with a shooting in November, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. ASAP is the suspect in a Nov. 6 shooting near Vista Del Mar and Selma Avenue in LA. ASAP Rocky landed from Barbados where he was […]

NC Festival at Chapel Hill, NC CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) — “Culture and representation are at the forefront during the first-ever Hip-Hop South Festival in Chapel Hill.” The festival is part of the Southern Futures Initiative from the Carolina Performing Arts. The festival is taking a deeper dive into racial equity, social justice, and the […]

DRAKE’S STREAMS IN 2021  WAS MORE THAN ALL SONGS RELEASED BEFORE 1980   Billboard proved that Drake has been the king of streams not only in 2021 but he has outperformed entire decades of music. The data showed that Drake “generated more U.S. on-demand streams in 2021 than all pre-1980 records combined. The entertainment analytics […]

Did ASAP Rocky Cheat on Rihanna? How can anyone cheat on the billionaire businesswoman Fenty mogul, Rihanna? The world went into a frenzy over recent cheating rumors. Sources have confirmed the rumors are false and that the couple who are expecting a child together are happy. Fashion writer, Louis Pisano issued a public apology for creating […]

AVL Spring & Summer Events Spring & Summer looks to be filled with fun community events! Stay Tuned for Slay the Mic approved list of events, concerts, and festivals.   WNC BLACK BUSINESS EXPO April 8 – April 10  | 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm 1 Resort Drive Asheville, NC 28806 United States+ Google Map   YING YANG […]

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 […]

Just in time for the USA’s first Hip Hop Celebration Day August 11, 2021!   Asheville, NC, August 11, 2021 — The collaboration between the two entities has been in the works for a few months with communication starting back in early 2021 about joining forces to create a flavor of ice cream that speaks […]

Article by Trinity Barnwell-Thomas, Slay The Mic Intern Information provided by: Complex and The Gazette   The Pittsburgh Foundation Mac Miller Fund- founded in 2018 after the death of the 26-year-old Malcolm McCormick – is going to be delivering $75,000 in grants for BIPOC artists in Pennsylvania. This will look like $1,000 practice-based microgrants per […]


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