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GAME RELEASES NEW TRACK 'DON'T SHOOT'

theGRIO REPORT - While J. Cole was among the first rappers to address Ferguson and the shooting death of 18-year-old Mike Brown on record, the majority of the hip hop community has been relatively silent... Cali emcee Game aims to change that...

BET ISSUES APOLOGY OVER BLUE IVY JOKE

theGRIO REPORT - After a day of online criticism, BET publicly apologized for a joke about Beyonce and Jay Z's daughter Blue Ivy's natural hair that was said on '106 and Park'...
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TAPE OF FLOYD MAYWEATHER TRYING TO READ GOES VIRAL

theGRIO REPORT - Making a play on the current ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, rapper, business man, and internet troll 50 Cent had a different challenge for his on and off again friend, boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr...

EARL SWEATSHIRT SLAMS TAYLOR SWIFT VIDEO

theGRIO REPORT - Taylor Swift just dropped the visual to her first single on her new album, 1989, and 'Shake It Off' is already being criticized for perpetuating stereotypes...

GOAPELE SITS DOWN WITH THEGRIO

theGRIO EXCLUSIVE - Oakland songstress, Goapele has made some of Neo souls more memorable songs since the early 2000's and now the woman born Goapele Mohlabane is ready to take the next step in her career...