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Rosaline  Alma speaks on her book Preyed Upon

Rosaline Alma speaks on her book Preyed Upon

Rosalina Alma visited the Morning Show with Romeo to discuss her new memoir, *Preyed Upon*. The book recounts her harrowing experience at thirteen, trapped in a relationship with a much older family friend, and her struggle as her own children faced similar dangers. Highlighting the widespread issue of parental alienation—affecting one in four children of divorce—Rosalina critiques the American legal system’s neglect of this problem. *Preyed Upon* is a story of survival, resilience, and hope, encouraging readers to find strength even in their darkest moments.

USHER TO BE HONORED WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT 2024 BET AWARDS

USHER TO BE HONORED WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT 2024 BET AWARDS

Usher is set to be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2024 BET Awards on June 30th. This prestigious accolade celebrates his significant contributions to the music industry and his lasting influence as an artist. With a career spanning over two decades, Usher has delivered numerous hits, groundbreaking albums, and has profoundly impacted R&B and pop music. The event will recognize his enduring legacy and remarkable achievements.

Xzibit discusses his highly anticipated new album and reflects on Dr. Dre’s enduring legacy

Xzibit discusses his highly anticipated new album and reflects on Dr. Dre’s enduring legacy

In a recent interview on the “Afternoon Ride with CeCe Valencia,” Xzibit provided fans with an inside look into his current endeavors, shedding light on his highly anticipated new album, his experiences touring with Ice Cube, and his reflections on the enduring legacy of Dr. Dre.

During the conversation, Xzibit expressed profound gratitude for the influence Ice Cube has had on his career, describing it as an honor to collaborate with such a legendary figure in hip-hop. Their time on tour together undoubtedly left a lasting impact on Xzibit, further fueling his passion for the art form.

Turning to the topic of Dr. Dre, Xzibit couldn’t help but marvel at the musical genius and influence of the West Coast icon. He spoke eloquently about Dre’s unparalleled ability to put the West Coast hip-hop scene on the map and the lasting legacy he has built through his work. Xzibit emphasized Dre’s knack for nurturing talent, noting that every artist fortunate enough to collaborate with him has experienced enduring success in the industry.

For those eager to delve deeper into Xzibit’s insights and reflections, the full interview is available on YouTube, offering fans a firsthand glimpse into the mind of one of hip-hop’s most respected voices.

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Busts Rhymes Pays tribute: Killer Mike, “ A Treasure to our culture”

Busts Rhymes Pays tribute: Killer Mike, “ A Treasure to our culture”

Busta Rhymes recently took to Instagram to honor the legendary Atlanta rapper Killer Mike, expressing his admiration and respect in a heartfelt video tribute. In the video, Busta referred to Killer Mike as “The God, the young king, the don,” highlighting their longstanding friendship spanning over two decades.

In his tribute, Busta Rhymes not only celebrated Killer Mike’s remarkable talent as a rapper but also acknowledged his significant contributions to the hip-hop community and beyond. The video serves as a testament to the deep bond between the two artists and the admiration they hold for each other’s work.

Busts Rhymes said “I’ve seen Killer Mike work for 20-plus years and we run into each other without having no type of deep and intense conversation, just crossing paths, saying what up, and saluting each other, giving each other the love, the respect, and the camaraderie and reiterating to each other that we are resources to each other.”

Dr. Dre to receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Dr. Dre to receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

In a dazzling tribute to one of hip-hop’s most influential figures, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce recently announced plans to bestow a star on the legendary Dr. Dre along the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame. This monumental accolade serves as a testament to Dre’s unparalleled contributions to music, culture, and entrepreneurship.

Born and raised in the vibrant streets of Compton, Dr. Dre, whose real name is Andre Romelle Young, emerged as a pioneering force in the world of rap and hip-hop. From his early days with N.W.A to his groundbreaking solo career and the founding of Death Row Records and Aftermath Entertainment, Dre’s impact on the industry is immeasurable.

The announcement of Dr. Dre’s star placement at 6840 Hollywood Blvd. holds particular significance, as it will be positioned next to the star of his longtime collaborator and friend, Snoop Dogg. This symbolic gesture underscores the enduring bond between two titans of hip-hop, whose creative synergy has produced timeless classics and shaped the genre’s evolution.

As anticipation mounts for the star ceremony on March 19th, fans eagerly await the presence of Snoop Dogg and renowned record executive Jimmy Iovine, who will deliver speeches honoring Dre’s illustrious career. This reciprocal gesture echoes Dre’s own participation as a guest speaker during Snoop Dogg’s star ceremony, further cementing their mutual respect and admiration.

Ana Martinez, Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, aptly acknowledges Dr. Dre’s profound influence on popular culture, affirming his rightful place among the esteemed recipients of this prestigious honor. Indeed, Dre’s trailblazing achievements have transcended music, paving the way for future generations of artists and entrepreneurs.

As we prepare to witness Dr. Dre’s induction as the 2,775th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, let us celebrate the legacy of a true visionary, whose artistry, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit continue to inspire millions around the globe. From Compton to Hollywood, Dre’s journey exemplifies the power of passion, perseverance, and the pursuit of greatness.

Davo On Playing His Father Junior Marvin, In New Film Bob Marley: One Love

Davo On Playing His Father Junior Marvin, In New Film Bob Marley: One Love

In a candid conversation with Romeo, actor Davo delved into his experience portraying his father in the iconic Bob Marley: One Love movie. The journey began with a bold move – reaching out to the casting director and securing an audition. His authentic portrayal, complete with a guitar reminiscent of his father, Junior Marvin, impressed…

Somaya Reece On Coming Back To Music After 5 Year Hiatus, Women Empowerment + More!

Somaya Reece On Coming Back To Music After 5 Year Hiatus, Women Empowerment + More!

Somaya Reece’s interview with Cece Valencia offers a glimpse into her transformative journey, emphasizing self-worth and women empowerment through her music, exemplified by the new single “Witness Glory.” The discussion on leaving Love and Hip Hop and opening for Pitbull adds depth to her story. For those interested, the full interview can be found on…

Jay Pharoah Demonstrates Some Of His 200+ Impressions & Talks Improv With Romeo

Jay Pharoah Demonstrates Some Of His 200+ Impressions & Talks Improv With Romeo

Jay Pharoah joins Kday morning show host Romeo for a hilarious morning chat. Jay Pharoah is best known for his stand up comedy but you might also know him as an impressionist, actor,  rapper, and singer. From 2010 until 2016, Pharoah performed as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy program Saturday Night Live.…

DMX Daughter Raises Funds For A Documentary On Drug Addiction

DMX Daughter Raises Funds For A Documentary On Drug Addiction

The passing of DMX had a devastating impact on his daughter Sonovah Hillman Jr. and she wants to make a difference so she’s decided to make a docuseries focusing on the dangers of fentanyl and other drugs. “I lost my aunt and uncle to a fentanyl overdose and my dad to a drug addiction,” Hillman said. “Fentanyl…