MSNBC’s Touré braved the set of The Combat Jack Show for a second time after an appearance last year was said to be off the charts. This time, the author and television host sat down with the #Newmanati crew as they dished about Touré’s book on Prince, discussed writing Nas’ upcoming autobiography and defended his Blackness.
Singer, songwriter and performer Prince has been one of the most successful musicians of his generation. Beginning his career in the late 1970s, the Minneapolis native continues to captivate fans all over the world. That magnetic allure and still-formidable star power is the centerpiece of a new book from MSNBC talk show host and culture […]
Touré has a penchant for outlandish statements, and he continued that trend on MSNBC’s The Cycle Tuesday (February 5) afternoon. After showing outright support for the Justice Department’s use of unmanned drone strikes, the former BET correspondent was heavily criticized by his co-hosts and on social media, reports Mediaite.
The war of 140 characters between journalist/TV personality Touré, and mogul Donald J. Trump, reached a boiling point earlier today (Oct. 22) as the two exchanged insults via Twitter. In a recent tweet, the Apprentice mastermind stated, “When you are fired from MSNBC for your bad ratings and racist coverage, stop by and say hello.” Not to be outdone, the […]
A couple of weeks back, a controversial YouTube and Google+ live stream took place where the culture of Hip-Hop was figuratively put on trial. Artists like Slaughterhouse, Questlove, Q-Tip, KRS-One and more became visibly frustrated discussing issues with people obviously out of touch with the genre and the youth as a whole. So on this […]
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Q-Tip, Questlove, Michael Eric Dyson, KRS-ONE, Touré, Dream Hampton, Slaughterhouse, and more are a part of a live stream from London’s Barbican Centre. The audience and panelists of artists, thinkers, and more put Hip-Hop on trial on numerous social ideals. In Progress.
Q-Tip is weighing in on Gwyneth Paltrow’s n-word “tweeting scandal,” and he’s upset with Russell Simmons for defending the Oscar winner. Uncle Rush wrote a blog post on his Global Grind website yesterday about the history of the n-word, in a foolish attempt to remove some of the “power” behind the word.
If you decide to use Twitter for evil, you must be prepared to catch the Internet fade. Media personality, and part-time buffoon, Touré learned this lesson earlier today when he posted an insensitive joke on his Twitter feed. “New slang! You’re Zimmering me = You’re killing me,” he wrote regarding the senseless shooting of 17-year-old […]
During Touré’s interview with J.Cole on the red carpet, Lupe Fiasco dropped by as both MC’s shared a story about their Grammy experience. During the discussion each artist brought their mother’s in to talk about the achievements of their son’s, and what they think of their musical talents. “It’s amazing, considering what he was writing at twelve […]
Touré of FUSE spoke to Common on the Grammy Awards red carpet and asked the rapper about battling Drake. The Chicago MC relayed that any rift he had with the YMCMB rapper he called “Canada Dry” is over. “It was all in the art of Hip-Hop, but it’s kind of over now,” explained Common. “He […]
Is Hip-Hop’s Masculinity Being Challenged, By White Girls? Pop culture critic Touré wondered if the Hip-Hop throne will one day be claimed by a White female rapper. Did he make a valid point?