Well lookie here. Look who just nailed down a new MTV show theme song!?!? Our little brotha Chill Moody of course and Hank McCoy produces the track! Not just any show, “Hood Fab!” Biggups to my fellow Clark Atlanta University alum, Damien Lemon who is serving as the new host! It looks hilarious! Watch the first episode with Fat Joe….
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From being a hostess at my favorite food spot, Silk City , winning Project Runway and now debuting her new line at New York Fashion Week! Check our girl out!
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Megyn Kelly demanded answers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Tom Frieden and uh yeah are you satisfied?
So true story, this is an idea I have had ever since a very special night at The Kimmel Center. I was doing my usual monthly hosting and on this night the young jazz orchestra performed and I was floored! It was about 10 boys from the ages of 13-17 and they repped ALL colors!! So the next morning I came into work thinking we should give love to all the DopeKids like the ones in this orchestra. And when I tell yall I was amazed by the calls I received! My call to action was, “Call up and shout out the DopeKid in your life Doing Dope Things!”. Some of the calls I got went from one kid who started a stuttering support group and hes only 12, to another kid that started a running group and one who started a rock band! Just DOPE KIDS! So I thought to myself, this should be a movement! But before I could start the movement I needed a logo. I wanted a logo for DopeKids made by a DopeKid! So I reached out to my good friend Aisha Winfield from this Dope program for kids called Jr. Music Exec! And here is her nomination for the 1st Dope Kid, Dash aka @!
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So everyFriday I will post on social media the opportunity to nominate someone to be a DopeKid. How do you nominate the DopeKid in your life?
1. Post a video online telling the world why the kid in your life is so dope
2. Hashtag it #DopeKids and tag me (@laiyasworld) on it
3. By Monday I will check the number of “likes” to select the DopeKid of the week! And then I post your video and a picture on Hot1079’s IG page and Hot1079philly.com
Coming soon we will have a DopeKid of the month! In the meantime to learn more about how Dope Dash (@) is, check out his website
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This story involves so many firsts that it’s hard to keep up. First all biggups to the Taney Dragons who head to the Little League World Series this week! It is the first time a Philly team has done it! Now as for Mo’ne SHE is the pitcher that projected her team to excellence. She is 13 years old and her balls have gone as fast as 70 mph and yesterday she struck out six batters in the game! She and her team mates are truly the epidome of “Dope Kids”!
Watch more of her story below…
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Thank me later. I think its so cool that we get to see these actors who are usually super serious, act like fools and mess up their lines. Watch and laugh…
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This mashup looks like A LOT of work, but it is really dope!
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Come yall I NEED these comments lol..
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Chris Rock and Kevin Hart beware! There is a new award show host in town!
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Drake VS Blake
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Manny Pacquiao Sings ‘Let It Go’
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Drake has not tried to hide his big crush on WNBA star Skylar Diggins and no one has been more observant of this than her boyfriend! Take a look at the song he sang celebrating side pieces and his desire to be one below!
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Hmmm…does anyone else think Drake might be ready to return to acting?
*UCLA is ready to settle a racial profiling claim by paying $500,000. The claim was brought against the school last year by a black judge over a traffic stop.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge David S. Cunningham filed a $10 million dollar suit against the school after claiming he had been physically assaulted by the UCLA police in 2013 during a traffic stop on his way home from the gym. Cunningham also claimed that he was detained in the back of a police vehicle because of his race.
Among paying $150,000 to Judge Cunningham, UCLA is using the remaining $350,000 to pay for scholarships that will be presented to the UCLA Black Alumni Association in Cunningham’s name. The school has also agreed to take action by informing the police of how to improve their interactions with the public as to avoid future complications such as this.
For more on this article click HERE
So obviously these boys sat around to plan this prank where they would ask black dudes around NYC if they wanted to buy guns from them. In their defense the “guns” were actually water guns, but ter uh this is the epitome of a BAD IDEA. Watch the video to find out why…
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It’s ok if you didnt. Thats what Im here for! Yes there is a really dope concert July 4th on the Parkway, but there’s more! Click HERE to see the rest of the week’s events, but here are the really cool things going on today!
Go 4th & Learn About History
National Constitution Center
Enjoy special programming, live musical performances, and an exhibition on the history of the hoagie. Free museum admission all-day courtesy of Wawa!
PHL Photo Exhibit:Civil Rights in Philadelphia: 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
An exhibition of 55 photographs that tells the story of Philadelphia’s civil rights activism including William Penn’s belief in religious freedom, Benjamin Franklin’s activism to gain American independence, abolitionists including Lucretia Mott and William Still, civil rights leaders Octavius Catto, Leon Sullivan, and Cecil B. Moore, gay activists like Barbara Gittings, women’s rights activist Ernesta Ballard, and today’s leaders who seek equality for the LGBT community and all of Philadelphia’s citizenry. Often referred to as the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection, Philadelphia is known for its inclusiveness and its belief in civil rights for all Americans.
Wawa Hoagie Day
Celebrate Life, Liberty &the Pursuit of Deliciousness with 5 tons worth of hoagies served free to thousands. Join this patriotic event as Wawa salutes our military, fire & police.
Philly @ the Movies: “Rocky”
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Don’t miss this Philadelphia classic from the very steps that made Rocky a lifelong legend.
Biggups to my girl Melanie Cotton, who musters up the spirit of a young Rosie Perez in this trailer. This is the second year of the Black Star Film Festival and it’s going to be interesting to see how they top last year. If you recall in their first year they brought Spike Lee to Philly, got national coverage (including Ebony Magazine) and made the cover of Philly Weekly>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>(that’s my good girlfriend Maori Holmes in the front, she is the founder of Black Star and pretty dope chick). Anyway, check out how they do and what they do here. Love to Ethel Cee (who styled Melanie) and my good homie Rashid Zakat(who shot the trailer)
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