Category: Stars

#CSPR, Music, RISEN, Stars

@Realdeal_lock 4th quarter overview

Edited by: BlaqKharma and ATTICA LUNDY COOPER The 4th Quarter is a special time for the music industry. The elites release music for stamped cult-like fan bases. It is rare that an up-and-coming artist makes an impact. That kind of recognition says a lot about their work ethic and passion for their craft. Releasing the signature Real Deal mixtape Young Lock applies a grassroots approach to spread word throughout the Mid-West. Performing dynamic shows in cities like Chicago, Indianapolis, BowlingContinue reading

Actors, Music, Stars, The Smoking Section

Straight Outta Weed: This is the Re-Up

Dear Trap Family, Smoke Break On The Rise with another cloud of funk for your eyez, earsz, and mindz… Take back what’s yours and check ya boi strain of the week out ya digg…   GG Golden Goat (Sativa Dominant hybrid)   From its fruity smell to the golden color of the bud it gets a rating of 8.75 out of 10.  Absolutely amazing taste on the inhale, pungent gas on the exhale. Here is some info on the GoldenContinue reading

Culture, Music, Stars

Dear Hollywood: Michael Jackson Was Black (and Proud)

Originally published on 1/29/16 at:   The casting of a white man as Michael Jackson in a TV series set in 2001 is more than unnerving. It is actually a complete contradiction of who MJ was in 2001 and throughout his life. The year 2001 was a year, that if you look and listen to Jackson himself, he was nothing but a black man ringing the alarm about racism in the music industry. The industry was shaken by his outingContinue reading



This whole situation has got to be the dumbest mess I have ever seen in my entire life. Bobby Shmurda got hymned up for snitching on himself in the song “Hot Nigga“. You know, the song that made him a “one hit wonder”?…. Moment of silence before I go in…. We tend to embrace imagery of murder. We tend to talk about taking life, killing life, and dividing life…. We bask in negativity and call it “creative. In fact, weContinue reading

Music, Sports, Stars

Iman Shumpert Mixtape Review of Shumpman the M.D. by #Ifeelya

Edited BY AtticaLundy Cooper Iman Shumpert not only delivered his beautiful baby girl Iman Jr., but shortly after also delivered a surprisingly smooth mixtape along with her. Released on his daughters original birthday (January 16, 2016),  Shumpert gave his fans a 6 track project appropriately named “Shumpman the M.D. Now I have to be honest. I am not a huge sports fan and I was unaware of the Cavalier player.  And as I read through comments about his work, IContinue reading

Book Nook, Stars

The Challenge, The Target, and Reaching The Goal Of Stardom

Joy often dwells where dreams unveil. ~ Attica Lundy Cooper   IN 1985 I sat on the second row of my 7th grade class learning Langston Hughes poem “Dreams”.  I remember thinking big and wide ALL the dreams I had. Growing up in the south side of Atlanta in a city called East Point in the suburbs left me with a lot of time for dreaming. I dreamed about having more money than I could even need, and making a comfortableContinue reading

Music, RISEN, Stars

@1CoolAmerika and @OfficialCoreDJ Meet & Greet in Louisville,KY. A #TeamRisen Exclusive by @PhillyBlocks

Who is Cool Amerika ??? The new hip hop duo from Atlanta should be familiar to the world with the #NoTaxes brand. Group members Bally & Stunt are picking up steam heavy with their new single, “Make Sum Shake” produced by the credit worthy Cassius Jay rotating heavy on airwaves and clubs. Cool Amerika has been on a heavy but rewarding promo tour with KingPin from Cool Runnings DJs and the Vice President of the Core DJs, Derek “DM” Jurand.Continue reading

Music, RISEN, Stars

@PhillyBlocks Goes Behind The Scenes and On The Stage at Derby with @OnTheRiseMag Young Dolph Live!

  Check out the Footage filmed by Earl Malone! We captured Philly Blocks with Young Dolph and many amazing artists out of Louisville, KY! Much love to the supporters of the 2015 Kentucky Derby Festivities with Future, Bankroll Fresh, and Young Dolph K.Y. Derby Takeover with @I65Nation @Startin5ive & FAO! Check out for all the stories you want to hear about! Tell us who is On The Rise! @PhillyBlocks Reporting We Take Videos, Articles, Media, Submissions! Clean RadioContinue reading

Events, Music, Stars

Future, Bankroll Fresh, and Young Dolph K.Y. Derby Takeover with @I65Nation @Startin5ive & FAO

Spring Time hits Louisville, Kentucky. The weather breaks along with The Kentucky Derby and with it brings so many festivities with top notch celebrities. But for most “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports ” doesn’t matter when FAO, I-65 Nation, and Startin5ive come together to present a full weekend of events. When “Starting off Friday night (Oaks Day) Club Live”(Formerly O’Malleys) debuts to be the stage and forefront, Freebandz own Future, who also brings the #MonsterVsBeastModeTour along with 2015Continue reading