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Important Road Closure Notice!

Starting Monday, April 15, the 63rd Ave bridge over Hwy 169 and access to Hwy 169 from 63rd Ave will be closed until October.

Additionally, Hwy 169 will be closed in both directions between I-94 and I-394 from 10 p.m. on Friday, April 19, to 5 a.m. on Monday, April 22.

For more details, visit, https://ow.ly/CYzt50ReA1g

Former NBA Star Nate Robinson Says He Won’t Live Long If He Can’t Find A New Kidney

Former NBA player Nate “The Great” Robinson is currently fighting for his life, and if he doesn’t get some help real soon, the two-time Slam Dunk Champion knows that his days are numbered.

Two years after announcing his renal kidney failure diagnosis, the former New York Knick told Mail Sports that his search for a new kidney hasn’t gone well and that if he doesn’t get a replacement soon, he won’t be with us too much longer.… Read more

TODAY IN HIP HOP HISTORY: THE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK FOR ‘FRIDAY’ DROPPED 29 YEARS AGO

On this day in Hip Hop history, the cult classic comedy Friday soundtrack was released by 550 Music and Epic Records. The album peaked at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart, where it stood for two weeks, and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop chart, where it stood for six weeks. The album was just as commercially successful as the film and was certified double platinum only two months laterDuring the 90s, it seemed that every soundtrack was a hit and the Friday soundtrack followed suit.… Read more

Quick Guide To Self-Care For The ‘Strong One’ In The Friend Group

Ever heard phrases like “You always know what to say” or “Thanks for always being there for me”? If you’re the designated “strong one” in your friend group, you’ve likely received these affirmations. While these relationships should ideally be reciprocal, many of us, as the reliable pillar, find ourselves in situations where others gladly take from our cup without replenishing it. As strong friends, who do we run to when we need support? Cue The Jones Girls.… Read more

Hip-Hop Community Reacts To The Legendary DJ Mister Cee Passing

Earlier today (Apr. 10) it was announced that DJ Mister Cee had passed away. The Hip-Hop community is now paying the late great his respects.

It is always a huge loss for the culture when one of their greatest architects transitions. Born Calvin LeBrun the Brooklyn, New York native would be first introduced at Big Daddy Kane’s DJ. Years later he would play a pivotal role in discovering The Notorious B.I.G. and served as the executive producer for his seminal debut Ready To Die.… Read more

O.J. Simpson dead at 76

O.J. Simpson, the former NFL star and broadcaster whose athletic achievements and fame were eclipsed by his 1995 acquittal in the brutal killings of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, has died of cancer, his family announced Thursday on X. He was 76.

A post from the “Simpson Family” on Simpson’s verified X account Thursday morning said: “On April 10th, our father, Orenthal James Simpson, succumbed to his battle with cancer.”

“He was surrounded by his children and grandchildren.… Read more

Beyoncé Becomes First Black Woman to Hit No.1 on Billboard Top Country Albums Chart

“Cowboy Carter” is also the 32-Grammy award winning artist’s eighth number-one album.

Beyoncé has made history again.

Her latest album, Cowboy Carter took the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart and reached No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart making her the first-ever Black woman to achieve the feat since the list premiered in January 1964, Billboard reports.

In her first week, she debuted with 407,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S.… Read more

Russell Wilson – Faith, Family & Football

Russell Wilson has just Touched Down as our second ESSENCE Sexiest Man of the Moment cover star.

Russell Wilson’s talent knows no bounds. When you think you know what to expect, he flips expectations and pushes the boundaries of what we believe an athlete should be. Versatility, by definition, is the ability to adapt. Versatility personified is Russell Wilson.

Throughout his storied tenure in the NFL, Russell has achieved unimaginable success on the gridiron. With a dynamic skill set and unique leadership qualities, he has established himself as a preeminent figure not only in football but also in entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and entertainment.… Read more

Jonathan Majors Avoids Jail Time, Must Complete Yearlong Counseling For Assualting Ex-Girlfriend

Jonathan Majors can sigh relief after learning he won’t be facing jail time.

Unsurprisingly, former MCU star Jonathan Majors will not go to jail. A New York judge ordered the 34-year-old Creed III star to complete a yearlong counseling program for assaulting his ex-girlfriend, dance Grace Jabbari.

Majors was facing up to a year behind bars after his assault conviction by a Manhattan jury in December.

If he does violate the terms of his probation, he faces a year in prison.… Read more