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Did you know you could of paid someone to wait in those Black Friday lines?  Skip the Line, a company that provides line sitters for those who don’t want to wait outside in those lines. Sounds like a good idea to me! Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Sign Up For Our Newsletter!  The Latest:  

It’s Tax-Free weekend here in Texas and if you haven’t gotten your back to school supplies and clothes here’s everything that’s TAX-FREE this weekend! Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Sign Up For Our Newsletter!  The Latest:


Wal-Mart plans on building 4 new locations in Texas including one on Ft. Worth.  Click here to see a list of the stores that are due for a remodel.  They are also looking to expand my favorite part of shopping at Wal-Mart, it’s the “Pickup Tower” program. You shop online, pick a store, head to that […]

If you live in the DFW, then you know that there’s always something to do, no matter what day of the week. This includes everything from sports to nightlife and everything in between. If you’re visiting Dallas and are not sure what to get into, below are a few things to help you out. Sports […]

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All photos courtesy of Renae Bluitt at inhershoesblog.com, with permission granted from merchant. Recent studies have shown that the lifespan of a dollar in the Asian community is 28 days, in the Jewish community the lifespan of a dollar is 19 days, and the lifespan in the Black community is approximately six hours. Six entire hours. […]

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Holidays are the perfect season for letting your man know just how special he is to you. This Christmas up the ante and get him gifts that match his personality while matching your fly. And since you’re busy, I’ve scoped out some perfect items to save you time. Is your #MCM looking to update his […]

Rickey Smiley discusses what he experienced with The Rickey Smiley Foundation as it provided free haircuts and school supplies to young students on the way to school. He reflects on the moment when he noticed a woman who is a mother to six kids outside of the grocery store, troubled by her inability to buy […]

The Mall of Africa has opened with over 300 retailers, making it one of the largest malls in South Africa.

Black Tony calls up Rickey Smiley to tell him about a shopping spree he went on that he wants Rickey and the rest of the cast in join in on, too! Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive clip from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.” Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” weekdays from […]