IKYFL! We’re all human and make mistakes, but to be the President of the United States and make THIS kind of slip up in front of a predominantly black audience- is pretty embarrassing. This year the Congressional Black Caucus was held September 20-24 in Washington, D.C. and the recipients for the Phoenix Awards included hip-hop […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter:  The Motivation Monday award unanimously goes to Hip Hop’s favorite uncle of all time Snoop Dogg. The culture icon acceptance speech can heard as soon as you press play. Who was the first Dj in his corner? Check out who received the most love on behalf of the $135 million […]

 Follow The Beat On Twitter: Just in case you missed this week’s fight hype and shenanigans between Conor McGregor and Floyd Weather who are currently on tour promoting their upcoming fight. McGregor says he’s going to knock Floyd Mayweather out inside 4 rounds. Check out some of the footage & face off (below), and let […]

Rihanna earned Harvard’s 2017 Humanitarian of the Year award and was honored yesterday at their awards ceremony. In her speech, she was extremely appreciative of the honor but says she never actually wanted this type of credit for her humanitarian work. “I’m incredibly humbled by this,” she said. “To be acknowledged at this magnitude, for […]

Barack Obama gave his farewell speech to the nation from his hometown of Chicago.

The day has finally come that Barack Obama is relieved of his duties as President of the United States. On Tuesday, the Head of State addressed the nation for the last time with an emotional speech in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois. In a message sent to the White House email list last week, Obama said […]

Rickey Smiley was talking to a group of students on about his upbringing and how he overcame the challenges that he overcame to get to where he is today. He explained that he came from a single-parent home in the projects, but despite the circumstances life handed him, he was able to achieve his dreams. […]

While touching on King James’ efforts on & off the court, Hov got the attention of those in attendance & then eventually twitter when he threw a slight jab at Phil Jackson over last week’s “posse” comments he made about Lebron. When describing James’, Hov goes on to say… “The son who honors and worships […]