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Albert Phillips: Alcohol, Hip-Hop, and Irresponsible Endorsement Deals

Albert Phillips: Alcohol, Hip-Hop, and Irresponsible Endorsement Deals

By Albert Phillips From trendy clothing and expensive cars to popular alcohol and carbonated drinks, rappers have been receiving endorsement deals from major companies for decades. The days of just relying on music alone to make loot are just about over. Just recently, Philadelphia rapper, Cassidy, landed an…

Molly: The New, Dangerous Hip Hop Drug

Molly: The New, Dangerous Hip Hop Drug

By Albert Phillips Watch out Mary Jane, there’s a new woman in town and she seems to be taking the Hip Hop world by storm. Within the last year, rappers like Souljah Boy, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Rick Ross, and 2 Chainz have all mentioned a white girl…

Albert Phillips: Black People, Obama and the Kwanzaa Dilemma

Albert Phillips: Black People, Obama and the Kwanzaa Dilemma

By Albert Phillips As we slowly ease off the uneasy stomachs caused by Thanksgiving and the overdrawn bank accounts caused by Black Friday, there’s another significant celebration of culture and history all black Americans should be looking forward to. Started by author, activist, and scholar, Dr. Maulana Karenga…

New Book Challenges The “Reinvention” of Malcolm X

New Book Challenges The “Reinvention” of Malcolm X

By Albert Phillips Malcolm X. What does the average person think of when Malcolm X comes to mind?…