Charlie Murphy Dies At 57

Charlie Murphy Dies At 57

Charlie Murphy, the beloved comedian, writer and older brother of Eddie Murphy, has died after a battle with leukemia. He was 57. The funnyman passed away Wednesday morning at a New York City hospital, TMZ reported, citing his manager. He had been undergoing chemotherapy treatment. Murphy earned a tremendous fan base as a writer for “Chappelle’s Show,” on which he frequently appeared in sketches alongside star Dave Chappelle. He had a recurring segment on the … Continue reading

Russell Simmons Pens Pro-Protest Open Letter

Russell Simmons Pens Pro-Protest Open Letter

When Colin Kaepernick decided to protest racism by refusing to stand for the national anthem, he received both support and criticism from people across the nation.  Numerous players around the NFL have joined the San Francisco 49ers quarterback by kneeling during the anthem as well, but the conversation ignited even further when they continued the protest on 9/11. Detractors including model/actress Kate Upton objected to the protest and said it was “even more horrific” to sit … Continue reading

Angela Simmons Is Having A Boy

Angela Simmons Is Having A Boy

Angela Simmons surprised the internet in late May, when she confirmed rumors swirling that she was having a child. Yesterday, the reality star of Run’s House and “Growing Up Hip-Hop,” took to Instagram to announce that the expected child will be a baby boy. Simmons, daughter of Joseph “Reve Run” Simmons of Run-DMC and neice of Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons, posted a picture of the sonogram on the photo platform. I can’t wait to kiss your little … Continue reading

First Look at ‘Growing up Hip Hop’

[First Look at ‘Growing up Hip Hop’]

With the success of several reality series focusing on all things hip hop, it only seems fitting that a show should focus on what its like to actually grow up in the industry.