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A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.

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Fat Joe, who was accused of cheating late rapper Big Pun out of at least $2 million, is settling a lawsuit with Pun's family.

Often, when our favorite artists get popular, their come-up gets obscured behind their explosion onto the scene. But the truth is, your favorite artist was hustling long before their “overnight success.” In The Ed Lover Show‘s “Behind The Hip Hop” segment, you get a close look into the hustle of today’s hottest artists and how they […]

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It looks like Big Pun‘s mom has resorted to robbing banks. A woman who goes by the name of Gail Simpson was arrested Septemeber 23. Simpson, 63, robbed a Wells Fargo Bank for an undisclosed amount of money. It turns out that the woman happens to be late rapper, Big Pun’s mother, whose real name […]

The protégé has always been a privileged position Hip-Hop. With one word, an artist at the top of his game can place all eyes on an artist and declare him next in line to the carry on a tradition of fame, fortune and artistic excellence. Sweet work if you can get it, right? Unfortunately, when it […]

Before Big Pun was considered a legendary rap artist, the Bronx MC took on the nickname Moon Dawg back in the 80’s. I wonder how the hip hop community would have responded to Pun with the name Moon Dawg. Big Pun would go on to team up with Fat Joe and The Terror Squad and […]

Over the weekend, Big Pun aficionados hit the streets and rallied to rename the Bronx, NY intersection of 163rd Street and Rogets Place as Big Pun Place. The spot, which houses the iconic Pun memorial painted by the TATS Cru, needs some petition signatures to have a shot at becoming official, but it got us […]

Big Pun‘s sister, Nicole Rodriguez is spearheading an effort to have a street in the Bronx, NY named in honor of her late brother. She hopes to have E. 163rd St. and Rogers Place in the Longwood neighborhood renamed “Big Pun Place.”

With the week coming to a close, it’s time for us to pick our favorite things this week.   Some of us picked music, some tv shows, some of us chose something… well… something else. JERRY BARROW – Senior Editor The “Mixtape Marvel” from CT jacks Red Café’s “I’m Ill” beat (produced by Boi-1da) and elevates […]

On February 7, 2000 hip-hop lost one of its most lyrical MCs ever. Christopher “Big Pun” Rios, the first Latin rapper to achieve Platinum sales status, died of a heart attack. He was 28 years old.