R.I.P. Combat Jack

From The Root: Reggie Ossé, aka Combat Jack, host of the popular Combat Jack Show podcast, has died at the age of 48, just months after disclosing his colon-cancer diagnosis. The attorney-turned-podcaster announced his diagnosis in October via Twitter. “Internets, what’s up? It’s your man Combat Jack. In 7 years of podcasting, I’ve never missed […]

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R.I.P. Fresh Kid Ice

From Rolling Stone: Christopher Wong Won, a.k.a. Fresh Kid Ice, the pioneering Asian rapper and co-founder of the influential Miami hip-hop group 2 Live Crew, died Tuesday at the age of 53. 2 Live Crew’s longtime manager Debo confirmed Wong Won’s death to Rolling Stone. According to Debo, the cause of death was a “medical […]

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R.I.P. Prodigy

From Independent: The rapper Prodigy, who made up one half of the group Mobb Deep, has died aged 42. The hip hop star, whose real name is Albert Johnson, was on tour in Las Vegas performing with the “Art of Rap” tour alongside Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One, and Ice-T, amongst others. Mobb Deep performed Saturday. […]

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Remember Bill O’Reilly’s Pepsi commercial controversy that would prove his hypocrisy?

After news of Bill O’Reilly’s sexual harassment claims became public, advertisers started running. Close to 20 sponsors dropped The O’Reilly Factor after the New York Times exposed O’Reilly and 21st Century Fox, Fox News’ parent company, paid $13 million dollars to five women who said he harassed or abused them. But here’s the thing though. […]

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