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50 Cent Covers Black Enterprise

You can call Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson a lot of things just don’t call him broke. The antics of the brash 35-year-old MC from Queens, usually overshadows his keen business sense. If you didn’t know, G-Unit’s head man has a knack for putting himself in positions to win. Namely, Jackson boasts an extremely diverse portfolio with ventures in music (100% ownership) film, fragrances, video games, and various high-priced stock. Black Enterprise recently sat down with the mogul to talk business, and life beyond the microphone. Continue reading

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Making of '6-foot, 7-foot' [Video]

Lil Wayne’s ‘6 foot, 7 foot’ has jump-started 2011 with a back bouncing, head knocking sound. If you know anything about the producer of the track, Bangladesh, hypnotizing beats is what you’ve come to expect. Take a look at the creative process of Bangladesh as he brings the elements together to make what we consider a classic beat. Continue reading

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Nikki Minaj Covers King Magazine [SMUGSHOT]

Nikki Minaj took over Hip-Hop in 2010. She spent most of the year heating up someone else’s track, then decided she was through assisting and dropped her much anticipated solo debut, Pink Friday. Continue reading

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Kid Cudi Featured in 2011 GQ Spring Style Preview

On the heels of his new album, Man on the Moon II: Legend of Mr. Rager, Kid Cudi was featured in GQ’s Spring Style Preview which is set to hit newsstands in January. In the spread Cudi styles a few different looks and gives some brief commentary about what is going on in his life Continue reading

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Why Young Black Men Love Anita Baker

Now to some of you who read this, Anita Baker may not mean much. But to my 80’s babies who are products of black women; not only do you know the name Anita Baker, but you know her music. Anita Baker was the insert-soulful-black-songstress of our generation. Continue reading

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Kanye West "Runaway" Screening in Paris [VIDEO]

Yeezy is literally and figuratively all over the place these days. Along with grabbing headlines for his upcoming My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Kanye premiered his short film Runaway. The film is designed to take an unadulterated look at expression, (see his website kanyewest.com ) and is rumored to give Kanye some serious creditability as a Director/Producer. Here is some footage from his screening. Continue reading

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New York Yankees Say Yes To Jay-Z

Just in case you didn’t know, Jay-Z has officially arrived. Add the New York Yankees to the growing list of those who have partnered with Hov. The cultural icon recently inked a deal with The Billion dollar baseball team to co-brand several pieces of merchandise. The limited edition hats, hoodies and t-shirts will be available from now until September 14th which is the date of the concert that he and Eminem will headline. Continue reading

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