MC Sha-Rock's Women In Hip-Hop Festival Takes Over The Bronx On June 1

MC Sha-Rock Day Presents: Women in Hip Hop Festival, billed as "a vibrant celebration of the contributions and influence of women in Hip-Hop," takes place on Saturday (June 1) from 2p.m. to 7 p.m. ET at Gun Hill Playground in the Bronx, New York.

Hosted by Roxanne Shanté, the free event promises an enticing lineup of live performances, games, giveaways and more. Named after the first female rapper, MC Sha-Rock, the annual celebration was formally recognized by former Councilman Andy King in 2019.

The sixth annual soirée is produced by Tia Evette Productions in conjunction with New York Music Month from the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and Monster Energy and aims to preserve the legacy of pioneering female artists while providing a platform for emerging v

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Kendrick Lamar Vs. Drake Beef: A Timeline

The ongoing discourse between Kendrick Lamar and Drake has captivated the rap community in what some are calling an "unprecedented" beef. For those who have lost track of how this all unfolded, we've provided a timeline to get you back on track.

While the tension between Kendrick and Drake can be traced back to 2013, when Big Sean recruited Kendrick for "Control," the bad blood came to a boil in the last few weeks. 

MARCH: Future & Metro Boomin drop "Like That" featuring Kendrick Lamar, who fires a few shots in both Drake and J. Cole's direction for their collaboration, "First-Person Shooter." He raps, "Motherfuck the big three, nigga, it’s just big me / Nigga, bum, what? I’m really like that / And your best work is a light pack / Nigga, Prince outlived Mike Ja

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Dallas Penn, Former Co-Host Of "The Combat Jack Show," Has Died

Dallas Penn, former co-host of The Combat Jack Show and longtime writer, has died. His wife, who goes by Chocolate Snowflake (C.S.), made the announcement on his personal Facebook page Wednesday morning (May 1).

"Dallas has ascended to the music that was waiting for him," she wrote. "From September 1970 to April 2024, he always said it don’t stop, it won’t stop, and he’s waiting for us all at the Funkadelic Stevie Wonder Sean Price party in the sky. Rest my love and see you in our other lifetimes. Love you always, for all time."

Upon further exploration of Penn's page, it's clear how sick he was. On April 18, Penn, who was diabetic, revealed he was typing from a hospital bed and being moved to the intensive care unit. He also noted he'd been enrol

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