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  • 'Fresh Dressed' documentary explores hip-hop fashion through the years

    Long before Jay Z was rapping about fashion designer Tom Ford, Pharrell Williams was pitching for Chanel or Kanye West was a front-row fixture at Givenchy, kids were customizing jean jackets with spray paint and accessorizing shell-toed Adidas shoes with starched laces.
  • In NY, a special prosecutor for police killings, for now

    Amid national debate over holding officers criminally accountable for killings by police, New York is giving such cases special consideration by appointing the attorney general to investigate them, for now. The move comes after police officers weren't...

    For Juicy J, coming to Philadelphia, 'The Hustle Continues'

    For Juicy J, coming to Philadelphia, 'The Hustle Continues'
    Juicy J has been priming the pump for his next album, "Pure THC: The Hustle Continues," for two years now, after letting the original target date for release of September 2014 come and go. He's not being lazy about finishing the album. Juicy J says in a...

    Hadiya Pendlton, other gun violence victims remembered on 'Wear Orange' day

    Hadiya Pendlton, other gun violence victims remembered on 'Wear Orange' day
    Tuesday would have been Hadiya Pendleton's 18th birthday. The South Side teen's life was cut short when she was fatally struck by a bullet in January 2013 at Harsh Park about a mile away from President Obama's home in Kenwood. The death of the then-15-...

    HBO's John Oliver blasts media coverage of Freddie Gray

    HBO's John Oliver blasts media coverage of Freddie Gray
    Satirist John Oliver took aim at media coverage of last week's unrest in Baltimore Sunday, gleefully playing clips of two national journalists interviewing hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons on the city streets. Or at least, two clips of journalists who...