Philadelphia

Tierra Whack Arrested For Bringing Loaded Gun Into Philadelphia Airport

Rapper Tierra Whack was arrested on Tuesday for bringing a loaded firearm into the Philadelphia International Airport. Grammy-nominated rapper Tierra… Read More

November 9, 2022

These Five Black Women-Owned Shops Are Disrupting Retail

A close look at five Black women-owned shops featuring carefully curated pieces, designer clothing, antique collectibles, and vintage selects. Last… Read More

April 8, 2022

Here’s How To Enjoy a Philadelphia Day Trip on the Cheap

A Philadelphia day trip that includes Cheesteak, museums, and more is feasible even with a tight budget.  In the age… Read More

January 20, 2022

Knxwledge Ends ‘MEEK’ Tape Series Over Copyright Issues

For years, Knxwledge has reworked throwback Meek Mill freestyles for his MEEK mixtape series, but the saga has ended due… Read More

January 10, 2022

The 7 Best Leonard “Hub” Hubbard Bass Lines For The Roots

A highlighting of the best bass lines Leonard "Hub" Hubbard came up with during his time with The Roots amid… Read More

December 17, 2021

Former The Roots Bass Player Leonard ‘Hub’ Hubbard Has Died

Leonard 'Hub' Hubbard was a highlight of The Roots shows, known for his funky grooves and the chew stick he… Read More

December 16, 2021

‘The Inheritance’ Is About The Pursuit Of Black Knowledge And Community Building [Review]

The Inheritance, which was recently played at this year's Blackstar Film Festival, is based on director Ephraim Asili's real experiences… Read More

October 12, 2021

Roots Picnic 2020 Was Almost One Of The Last Physical Roots Performances At The Festival

Black Thought said that the planned Roots Picnic performance "may have been our swan song as performers in the festival." The… Read More

November 5, 2020

What To Know About Walter Wallace’s Fatal Police Shooting in Philadelphia

On Wednesday, Philadelphia released body-cam footage and 911 audio from the day Walter Wallace was fatally shot. Philadelphia police fatally… Read More

November 5, 2020

Through Pandemic Or Protest, Philly Elmo Marches On

Philly Elmo has become a beloved figure in his city. He is spreading positivity through the streets of Philadelphia, uplifting… Read More

August 5, 2020

Philadelphia City Council Silently Removes $33 Million From Police Department Budget

The preliminary budget was approved by Mayor Jim Kenney in a City Council meeting held late Wednesday evening. Philadelphia City… Read More

June 18, 2020

Philly Police Forcibly Remove Man From Bus For Not Wearing A Mask

The Philadelphia Police Department said the incident is under investigation. A viral video has surfaced of a man being forcibly… Read More

April 10, 2020

If You Live in Philly There’s a Good Chance You’ll See André 3000 Walking Around Playing a Flute

André 3000 is in these streets. Last month, Antonia Cereijido, a radio producer for NPR, spotted legendary rapper André 3000… Read More

July 16, 2019

Meek Mill Granted New Hearing in 2008 Conviction

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Meek Mill (@meekmill) on May 29, 2019 at 12:41pm… Read More

June 4, 2019

Lil Uzi Vert Returns From Retirement, Drops New Single “Free Uzi”

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by 16 (@liluzivert) on Mar 28, 2019 at 1:48pm PDT… Read More

March 28, 2019

Meek Mill’s “Championships” is the Number One Album In the Country

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Meek Mill (@meekmill) on Dec 7, 2018 at 9:13pm… Read More

December 11, 2018