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VIDEO: Rapper Murs’ New Video Features Gay Love Story

California rapper, Murs is sure to generate publicity with the clip for his new video, ‘Animal Style.’ The song chronicles the troubled love affair between two young men, one of whom is not openly gay. Thoughts on the song and video? Is Hip Hop growing more tolerant?

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Rhymefest Talks to BYP About THE PLEDGE Mixtape: “Hip Hop Can Be Used as a Tool, Or A Weapon”

Rhymefest on executive producing THE PLEDGE Mixtape: “Hip Hop can be used as a tool or a weapon, and I wanted to inspire more artists to use it as a tool.” The Pledge Mixtape is a 13-song compilation of various artists taking back their communal power through music.

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CALLING ALL ARTISTS: Submit Music To THE PLEDGE MIXTAPE!

CALLING ALL ARTISTS: Submit Music To THE PLEDGE MIXTAPE; sponsored by the Black Youth Project and Rhymefest’s Power of Purpose, Inc. Taking back our communal power through music!

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Target Will NOT Sell Frank Ocean’s New Album

Although Frank Ocean is clearly the R&B man of hour, don’t expect to find his album at your nearest Target. The big box chain as decided not to carry Ocean’s CD. Target says its because the album was already released digitally, not homophobia. Do you believe them?

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Forgive or Forget: Chris Brown’s ‘Fortune’ Debuts at #1

Chris Brown’s latest album Fortune sold 134,000 copies this week. Why has Chris Brown endured? Has the public forgiven him for his violent past?

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Check Out Frank Ocean Performing “Bad Religion” on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Frank Ocean made his television debut last night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Backed by The Roots, Ocean sang “Bad Religion” from his album, Channel Orange, which was released yesterday. Will you be copping Ocean’s new album?

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6 Year-Old Stars In Sexually-Explicit “Booty Pop” Music Video

“Booty Pop” features 6 year-old “rapper” Albert Roundtree Jr. rapping pool side, while scantily clad women “booty pop” all around him. It is beyond offensive. How could a parent let their child be in a music video like this, let alone PAY FOR IT?!

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WATCH: Lauryn Hill’s Surprise Performance at Philly’s 4th of July Celebration

Lauryn Hill made a surprise appearance at Philadelphia’s 4th of July Celebration hosted by The Roots. Check it out at BlackYouthProject.com!

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VIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for All-Black “Steel Magnolias” Remake

Check out the trailer for the all-black remake of “Steel Magnolias,” starring Queen Latifah, Phylicia Rashad, Alfre Woodard, and Jill Scott. Will you watch?

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Frank Ocean Comes Out

R&B singer and Odd Future member Frank Ocean came out of the closet yesterday, writing a poetic blog in which he admitted that his first love was a man. Ocean’s admission is relatively unheard of in mainstream Hip Hop. His bravery is truly inspiring.

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