W.O.D.S Artist Spotlight: Legacy – “The Short Tape”

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Legacy’s passion for music began at a young age. Mixtapes from world famous DJs such as Red Alert, S&S, Kid Capri, and Dj Clue sparked Legacy’s love for Hip Hop and a desire to pursue a career in music.

Born and raised in Miami, Florida by hard working parent’s of Haitian decent, Legacy saw first hand the opportunities of the American Dream. His father gained great success in the automobile industry in the early 80s, but after several tragic events his family lost everything. These series of events drastically changed Legacy’s life and pushed him towards rebellious and criminal activities, and at the age of 18 Legacy faced 25 years in prison. It was that experience that redefined his life and the meaning and purpose of his name as an artist.

Legacy walked away from music for a several years to pursue God and find his true identity. He vowed never to touch music again until the timing was right. During the summer of 2015 Legacy was given the task to put together a program to help at risk youth and other members of his community through performing arts. These programs were catered to youth and young adults that were interested in music, dance, and film. This opportunity gave Legacy full access to a recording studio and instantly his passion for music was reborn.

Legacy has recently released a project called “The Short Tape”. He describes this body of work as a Mixtape EP that will quickly draw the attention of listeners. With melodic tracks like “Can’t Walk Away” and the crafty word play of “Truth For No Fee”, Legacy definitely has a sound that appeals to every age group. He is setting out to accomplish a life-long goal of creating music with substance and going after your dreams.

He believes music is one of the greatest platforms to create trends, and he has a strong desire is to see his legacy live on through the generations to follow. Although this journey of pursuing music has been apart of Legacy’s life for many years, in some ways it feels like he’s just getting started.

100% of Seniors from Chicago All Boy’s Charter School Get Admitted To College for the 7th Year In a Row! [VIDEO]

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Here is some news that the mainstream media won’t tell you. Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of Urban Prep Charter Academy in Chicago. Every senior at the predominantly black, all-boys charter school in Chicago has committed to a four-year college or university for the seventh year in a row! Check out the amazing details below….

Popular ‘IG Model’ Maya Dutch Arrested for Stealing Woman’s Credit Cards & Going On Shopping Spree

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A popular “Instagram model” & bottle server who works at some of NY’s hottest spots was slapped with charges relating to stolen credit cards — but says she’s been “falsely accused.” Check out the details below…

Don’t Miss the Stage Play “Flow – Hip Hop & The Church” Starring Angie Stone, Al B. Sure, Peter Gunz!

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Based on a true story, Flow is an amazing journey about a rap artist and his conflict between the hip hop culture and his mother’s church.This show includes performances by Grammy Nominated artists Al B. Sure!, Angie Stone, Valarie Adams and The Dimension Band, the notorious Peter Pankey & Amina Buddafly – Pankey (Peter Gunz from “Love & Hip Hop- NY” and Altarik Winstead. You don’t want to miss this incredible show at Warner Theatre May 7-8, 2016. For more information visit www.flowtheplay.com. Tickets available now on www.ticketmaster.com and www.livenation.com.

Sinead O’Conners Claims That She Called Police on Arsenio Hall for Being Prince’s Drug Supplier

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There have been a lot of conspiracy theories surrounding the death of musical icon Prince since his recent passing but none like singer Sinead O’Conners! Sinead claims that former talk show host/actor Arsenio Hall was the person supplying drugs to Prince over the years and claims that she even contacted the DEA to tell them about it! Check her out below and let us know if you believe her or not…

R.I.P. Afeni Shakur, Tupac’s Mom Passes Away

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Some sad news to report as it has been confirmed that the mother of legendary rapper/ hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur has died. Check out the details below…

KKK Imperial Wizard Interviewed By Black Reporter Says He Supports Donald Trump: “What He Believes In, We Believe In” [ VIDEO]

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Chris Thomas sits down with the Imperial Wizard of the Rebel Brigade Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) to talk discuss the KKK’s violent past, the confederate flag, Donald Trump and their current surge in recruitment. Check it out below and let us know what you think…..

Fair or Foul? Father Charged with Domestic Assault & Battery for Boxing His Son As Punishment for Misbehaving [VIDEO]

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A Virginia father who shot video of himself boxing his teenage son and posted it on social media is now facing charges in the case. Check out the details below and let us know if you think his charges are fair or foul?

Azealia Banks Accuses Beyonce of Hopping on “The Blackness Trend” & Says “She Needs To Stay Under Jay Z’s Foot Where She Belongs”

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Azealia Banks, who is definitely more known for her Twitter beefs than her actual music, once again stirred up some controversy with some recent criticisms she made about Beyonce and her “Lemonade” video. Azealia blasted Beyonce for being an opportunist who was known for “avoiding blackness” throughout her career and accused her of trying to capitalize on the national conversation going on now with her recent Super Bowl performance & “Lemonade” video. Azealia stated that Beyonce is only showing any type of black consciousness now only because its a trend and said that “she needs to stay under Jay Z’s foot where she belongs”! Check it out below and let us know if you agree with Ms. Banks or not….

Khia Blasts Beyonce & Serena Williams’ Role In ‘Lemonade’ Film: “Blonde Long Hair but You Want African Kings & Queens In Your Video” [VIDEO]

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Khia, the artist who made the song ‘My Neck, My Back’ popular, went on an epic rant against Beyonce’s much-praised ‘Lemonade’ video.

John Hopkins Researchers Advise Women To Stop Wearing Weaves, Extensions & Braids

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Weaves, braids and extensions are all very popular hairstyles for women right now but researchers at Johns Hopkins are warning against them and urging doctors to educate their patients on the risks, saying they can lead to permanent hair loss. Check out the details below….

Ex-NFL Star Marshawn Lynch Is Spending His Retirement Building Schools & Homes In Haiti

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Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of one of our favorite former NFL players, Marshawn Lynch. Many wondered what the former Seattle Seahawks’ superstar running back would do with himself after his early retirement announcement with his $50 million in earnings still in the bank. While most people with that kind of money would be spending it on fancy cars, expensive clothes and uppity golf courses, Marshawn decided to do the exact opposite. He’s currently using his free time and money to give back and help build homes and schools in Haiti! Check out his inspirational story below…

Notoriously Quiet Michael Jordan Speaks Out Against North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law

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The normally apolitical Michael Jordan just became the latest celebrity to speak out against North Carolina’s controversial HB2 law. The new law states that Transgender people who have not taken surgical and legal steps to change the gender noted on their birth certificates have no legal right under state law to use public restrooms of the gender with which they identify. Jordan and his camp have now officially issued a statement calling the law discriminatory against the LGBT community. Check out the details below and let us know what you think…

Culture Critic Michaela Davis Tells CNN That “It Hurts” To See What Lil Kim Has Done To Her Face [VIDEO]

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Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim has obviously had many plastic surgeries but she shocked many of her fans last week when she posted some selfies where she was practically unrecognizable. Culture critic Michaela Davis was on CNN yesterday and said “it hurts” for her to see Lil Kim this way and says the new images of rapper Lil’ Kim are startling and reinforce unattainable beauty standards. Check out what she had to say about it and let us know what you think about Lil Kim’s transformation and how it may effect her younger fans…

Darryl Pinkins Finally Released After Spending 25 Years In Prison for a Rape He Didn’t Commit [VIDEO]

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Some bitter-sweet news to report as a man Darryl Pinkins, who spent nearly a quarter of a century behind bars for a rape he did not commit is now free. Check out the details below…

87 Gang Members from the Bronx Arrested In Largest Bust In NY History

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NYPD made a historic bust today by arresting 87 suspects from two warring street gangs who had been wreaking havoc on the streets with drugs and violence for over 9 years. They even killed an innocent 92-year-old woman during their reign. Check out the details below…

Charlamagne Responds To Young Thug’s Threats To “Torture” Him Over Birdman Beef

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Power 105.1’s Charlamagne tha God responded to Young Thug’s threats to “torture” him over his beef with Birdman by saying that he wants no parts of the “blunts and penises” rapper. Young Thug responded as well. Check it out below…

Rap Group Arrested After Bragging About Credit Card Scam in Song Titled “For A Scammer”

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Today’s “Dummies of the Day” goes to a Brooklyn rap group called the ‘Pop Out Boyz’. The credit card scamming rappers were arrested after releasing a song called “For a Scammer” which we’re sure the Hip Hop police loved listening to. Check out the details below….

Meet Dr. Patricia Bath, the Inventor of Laser Eye Surgery & the 1st Black Female Doctor Granted a Patent!

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Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of an amazing woman by the name of Dr. Patricia Bath.  Dr. Bath, an ophthalmologist from New York, was living in Los Angeles when she received her first patent, becoming the first African American female doctor to patent a medical invention! Patricia Bath’s patent (#4,744,360) was for a method for removing cataract lenses that transformed eye surgery by using a laser device making the procedure more accurate. Check out her inspirational story below…

Over 600,000 People Boycott Target Over Transgender Bathrooms

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More than 660,000 people and counting have signed a petition calling for a boycott of Target stores over the retail giant’s new transgender bathroom policy which would allow transgenders to choose which bathroom they would use. Check out the details below and let us know what you think….