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Photo by: Pete Mitchell/Contributor Another tragedy has struck the hip-hop community. After a long battle with blood cancer, Leonard “Hub” Hubbard, Grammy Award-winning bassist and founding member of the hip-hop group The Roots, died. He was 62. Stephanie Hubbard, Hubbard’s wife, announced the musician’s death to ABC 6 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her husband had been […]

Maybe it’s from watching all these Ringside commercials but we’d be lying if we said we weren’t running around the office shadow-boxing (and yes, someone told us we play too much after getting a little close — whatevs). So we thought today would be the best day to launch our “Lit List” — our weekly […]

After the tragic Prince Tribute at the Billboard Music Awards, BET stepped up to the plate with this shady lil’ tweet, promising to do a better job at the 2016 BET Awards: Don’t be scared #BET. (Yeah, I nabbed that promo link before it was deleted.) We got you. #PrinceTribute — ~ Reina (@ReinaCarbetta) […]