Spike Lee's 'Do The Right The Right Thing' Hits Theaters: July 21 in Hip-Hop History

Today in hip-hop history, we remember a seminal movie release, summertime hits and some classic Nate Dogg G-funk. Continue reading… Source: The Boombox



Black Men XCEL: Our Movement To Advance Black Men

Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., President & CEO of Black Enterprise A major part of Black Enterprise’s mission has been exposing our audience and the world to the major accomplishments of African Americans across an array of disciplines and sectors as well as breaking stereotypes that serve to diminish, degrade, or demonize people of color. Now,…



Barack Obama and Black Men Committed to Keeping Promise to Young Men

In 2014, former President Barack Obama founded and launched My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) in a room full of government officials, educators, and parents from different backgrounds and walks of life. His goal was to bring together those with power and those who needed to be empowered so that they could make a collective effort to…



Meet the First Black Woman to Own a Male Professional Sports League in the U.S.

Evelyn Magley has made history as the first African American woman to ever own a male professional sports league in the United States. Magley and her husband, retired NBA player David Magley, are the founders of The Basketball League (TBL), a newly formed minor professional basketball league which acquired the North American Premier Basketball (NAPB)…



KRS-One vs. Nelly: The Origins of One of the Lamest Rap Beefs Ever

Remember that one time KRS-One tried to have Nelly’s album boycotted? Continue reading… Source: The Boombox



WNBA Champ Lisa Leslie Speaks at National Basketball Retired Players Association Summit

WNBA champion Lisa Leslie was recently a key panelist at the National Basketball Retired Players Association’s (NBRPA) Annual Legends Conference, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. NBRPA members and guests met for three days of collaboration, discussion, networking, and strategic planning. Over the series of days, the association focused on women of…



T.I.’s Grand Hustle

Hey I ain’t trippin’ pimp but the truth is Really you don’t know me Yeah you know they call me T.I. But you don’t know me You be hatin’ and I see why Cuz you don’t know me —From the song, “U Don’t Know Me” For those who think that the rapper T.I. (aka Tip)…



A Mood Ring Color for Every Track on Mýa's 'Moodring' Album

Need a color to match your mood while revisiting Mýa’s ‘Moodring’? We got you covered. Continue reading… Source: The Boombox



Tag Team 'Whoomp! (There It Is)'- Throwback Video of the Day

If you are alive, you still know this song. Continue reading… Source: The Boombox



The 25 Most Iconic Janet Janet Jackson Videos

We know she’s an icon. But does Janet Jackson have the greatest video catalog of all time? Continue reading… Source: The Boombox