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  1. Puff Daddy to Deliver Howard University’s Commencement Speech

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    Sean ‘Puff Daddy’ Combs has been chosen by Howard University to deliver the Commencement Speech this year.

    The Hip Hop mogul attended Howard in the late 1980s, where he gained a reputation for throwing parties that attracted thousands of college students. The University President, Wayne Frederick believes that him being a Howard student is what ignited his entrepreneurial spirit.

    The school will honor him by giving him an honorary doctorate in the humanities. They will also honor jazz legend Benny Golson, Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi, CNN Anchor Wolf Blitzer, and transplant surgeon Clive Callender.

  2. (Video) Allen Iverson Documentary To Premiere at The Tribeca Film Festival

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    214 Films has created a documentary that will tell the story of NBA Legend, Allen Iverson. The film entitled “Iverson” will premiere at The Tribeca Film Festival in New York on April 27th.

    Iverson announced the premiere of the film via twitter stating:

    “Many have tried to tell it, none have succeeded. Catch the documentary about my real life at the TriBeCa film festival in NYC April 27th.”

    Earlier this year, the Philadelphia 76ers honored Allen Iverson by retiring his number 3 jersey. Check out his full speech at the ceremony below!

  3. (Pics) Drake Grants a 15 Year Old Cancer Patient’s Wish!

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    A 15 year old teenage girl named Kennedy Brown got a very surprising visit from Drake in Houston, Texas after her friends used social media to get his attention. Kennedy, a huge fan of Drizzy, is currently suffering from a cancerous brain tumor that has forced her to stop attending school.

    After organizing a prom and graduation for Kennedy, her friends decided to do more for her by using the hashtag #DrakeForKen in hopes that Drake would get wind of her story and he did. After stating that he would record a personalized video for Kennedy, Drake decided to actually pay her a visit and meet her face to face.

    Check out these great photos below posted on Drake’s Instagram after stating “All these beautiful people #drakeforken turned into #kenfordrake I am so happy.”

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  4. (Video) ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Nas Documentary

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    To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nas’ hip hop debut album “Illmatic,” a documentary following the career and impact of the legendary rapper is being released. The film is set to debut at the Tribeca Film Festival the day after Illmatic’s re-release on April 16th.

    A thankful Nas issued this statement about the upcoming documentary:

    “I want to thank the Tribeca Film Festival for supporting the film with the incredible platform they’ve built over the years. It’s an honor to premiere this film in my hometown. I also want to thank One9 and Erik Parker for their persistence and hard work. Those guys and I come from the same place and era, which gives the doc an authenticity that is important to me. We wanted this film to represent the real, from the storyline all the way down to the directors and producers.”

    Check out the new trailer below!

  5. (Video) New Yeezys In June! And This Time With Which Company?!

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    Sneaker heads won’t have to wait long for a new release from Kanye West according to the man himself. Today at the Adidas Global Brand Conference in Germany, Kanye spoke about the new shoes and added, “You will see the next Yeezys in June!”

    After a public war with Nike about release dates and treatment from the people up top, it appears that Kanye is in a much happier space making shoes for the Adidas brand. Check out the video below as Kanye speaks about creativity and the new Yeezys!

  6. (Video) Season 3 of MTV’s Catfish is on Deck!

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    According to the trailer for season 3 of MTV’s ‘Catfish,’ it looks like people are still being fooled by internet users who pretend to be someone else. The very popular MTV show is back for another season and from the looks of this new trailer, you can bet that there will be many shocked and heartbroken people once they meet who they thought was their online lover.

    Stop being fooled by pretty pictures and do your research when you meet someone online! Check out the trailer for season 3 of ‘Catfish’ below! The show will make its return May 7th on MTV.

  7. Jazmine Sullivan Is Coming Out of Her Break From Music!

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    In 2011, Jazmine Sullivan announced that she would no longer make music after only two albums. Well, it looks like she now has a change of heart and fans can rejoice!

    During a show in London, Jazmine announced that she is currently making music and promised that a new album will be released this year. Check out the songstress singing her hit single “Need U Bad” below!

  8. New Music: Drake – Draft Day

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    Last night, Drake surprised everyone by releasing a new track called Draft Day. In the song, Drake shouts out Johnny Manziel and Andrew Wiggins, while rapping over a Lauryn Hill “Doo Wop (That Thing)” sample.

    Check out the new hot track below, as Drizzy praises himself all over the beat and also hits on Jennifer Lawrence.

  9. (New Music) King James Raps Over a Jay Z Track!

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    Throughout his NBA Career, Lebron James has been very open about his love for hip-hop. Not only is King James a huge fan of rappers like Drake and Jay-Z, but it appears that he may enjoy a little studio session himself.

    The King and his childhood friend, Sian Cotton had a private studio session last summer and rapped over Jay-Z’s track “F**kwithmeyouknowIgotit.” In the freestyle entitled “Kingdome,” Lebron shows out by dropping bars about his lavish lifestyle and NBA accomplishments.

    Check out the audio below and let us know what you think! Does King James have bars or should he just stick to basketball?