The night of the 2014 Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres gave birth to the most tweeted photo of all time. At the time of this post, it had been retweeted more than 3 million times and previously broken Twitter. But the question is Who Does The Pic Belong To? Bradley Cooper snapped the shot, but Ellen DeGeneres posted it. Needless to say, nobody’s asking who’s phone was it? Now, that’s something to consider….
There’s an undeniable talent brewing here in America. His name is Prentice Powell and he’s from America too. And lastly, he’s a spoken word poet that addresses issues in America. Prentice Powell has appeared on the newly revamped Arsenio Hall show on channel 11 WPIX, more than once with his messages. Take a look for yourself below.
Prentice Powell performs ‘The System’
Prentice Powell performs ‘Good Father’
Pharell‘s highly anticipated cd, Girl, is set to drop in major retailers next week, but that doesn’t keep us from sharing the stream here with you, firsthand. ….Because we love you. Now go ahead and press the “PLAY” button to the right of the page.
Producer, singer, songwriter and rapper, Pharell Williams has been busy lately. Aside from auctioning his famous hat that he wore at the 2014 Grammys for a said $10,500 and gaining a few awards for his help on Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”, the seemingly ageless talent is set to release his forthcoming cd entitled Girl. Pharell promises that Girl is going to be a celebration and acknowledgement of women and the power that they possess in the world. The Girl cd will be available in March of this year.
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After music and marketing industry insider, Steve Stoute’s top selling book and inside look on how Hip Hop has influenced America, VH1 airs a documentary of the same name, The Tanning of America [full first episode below]. With commentaries from so many influential movers and shakers such as P Diddy, Senator Cory Booker and impresario, Russell Simmons, this is a can’t miss lesson. Steve Stoute, who was once a manager for rap artist, Nas and many others, now heads up company that he founded called Translation.
In a staggering business move, Facebook recently spent $19 billion to acquire the mobile messenger company, WhatsApp. Industry critics scratched their heads at the sale, saying that it was far too much, especially after Facebook just brought Instagram last year for just $1 billion. WhatsApp was started 5 years ago and stated to have 465 million monthly users. CEO, Jan Koum says that customers can expect the messenger service to offer voice calls in the very near future.
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Micheal Sam of Missouri State recently came out as an openly gay man on the eve of the NFL draft. He remains hopeful that he will be picked as questions of how to accommodate a gay athlete are in abundance along with the support that he’s receiving from around the world. Last year, basketball player, Jason Collins became the first NBA player to openly admit that he was gay.