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16-Year Old Wondagurl Produced a Track on Jay-Z’s New Album

At just 16-years-old, Toronto’s own Ebony Oshunrinde – aka Wondagurl – produced a beat that made its way onto Jay-Z’s new album!

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WATCH: 15-Year Old Aviwe Mtongana Raps for Pres. Obama

While visiting the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation Youth Centre, 15-year old Aviwe Mtongana treated the POTUS with an impromptu rap performance.

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17-Year Old Cellist Angelique Montes Chosen for National Youth Orchestra

Very big things are in store for 17 year-old cellist Angelique Montes. Hailing from New Orleans, Montes was chosen over 1,000 other young musicians for a spot on the National Youth Orchestra.

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What Will Be the Impact of Rachel Jeantel’s Testimony?

With week one of the George Zimmerman trial behind us, all anyone can talk about is the testimony of Rachel Jeantel, the 19-year old friend of Trayvon Martin who was on the phone with him the night of his fatal confrontation with George Zimmerman.

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Lolo Jones Mocks Rachel Jeantel on Twitter; Compares Her to Madea

Outspoken Olympic athlete Lolo Jones is under fire after mocking Trayvon Martin’s friend Rachel Jeantel on twitter. Jeantel has faced widespread scrutiny, oftentimes mean-spirited and abusive. Lolo took it upon herself to add to that nasty chorus of voices, comparing the young lady to Madea.

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16 Year-Old Harlemite Xavier Pacheco Wins National Shakespeare Competition

Harlem teenager Xavier Pacheco is making headlines after taking 1st place at the English Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition, beating out 15,000 other competitors!

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Cops Accused of Excessive Force in Latest Chief Keef Arrest

Rapper Chief Keef was arrested yesterday by officers from the Chicago Police Department as he was leaving a Skokie courthouse. In a statement, the Chicago rapper’s camp claims that CPD officers used excessive force.

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11 Year-Old Girl Saves 3 Year-Old Brother’s Life by Tossing Him from Broken Fire Escape

11 year-old Janixia Soto is being called a hero after tossing her 3 year-old brother from the broken fire escape of her burning apartment building.

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9 Year-Old Activist Asean Johnson Continues Fight Against Chicago School Closings

We’re sure many of you remember 9 year-old Asean Johnson, whose galvanizing speech at an anti-school closings rally in Chicago became a viral sensation.

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Chief Keef Threatens to Slap Katy Perry After She Dissed His Song

Earlier this week Chief Keef was arrested in Atlanta. Now, he’s embroiled in a bit of a beef with pop singer Katy Perry, threatening to “slap the s— out her” after he learned that she dissed his song

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