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Amazon Music Celebrates 50 Years of Hip-Hop with '50 & Forever' Program

Amazon Music is paying tribute to hip-hop’s monumental influence on music, culture, and society with 50 & Forever, a program in celebration of hip-hop’s 50th anniversary, which will bring fans together to honour hip-hop’s undeniable legacy and champion the artists writing the next 50 years of hip-hop’s history. Created by Rotation - the hip-hop and R&B brand from Amazon Music - in collaboration with creative agency Droga5, 50 & Forever will give hip-hop its well-deserved flowers, with curated events, livestreams, playlists, original con ... Read more

North Carolina Republicans Look To Ax Participation Trophies

Three North Carolina Republicans are supporting efforts to do away with participation trophies in government-run youth sports leagues.

The GOP-backed bill filed on Thursday would bar local government-operated youth sports or recreation g ... Read more

Court throws out a key permit for long-delayed Mountain Vall

PIPELINES: A federal court rejects a permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline to cross waterways in West Virginia, with a judge citing the project’s history of erosion and sedimentation control violations. (Roanoke Times, Reuters)

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Islanders host the Metropolitan Division-leading Hurricanes

New York Islanders (39-29-9, fourth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (48-18-9, first in the Metropolitan Division)

Raleigh, North Carolina; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT

: Hurricanes -173, Islanders +146; over/unde ... Read more

Raleigh Man Sentenced to 19 Years in Federal Prison for Multiple Armed Robberies

RALEIGH , N.C. – Ira Burnett, 34, of Raleigh, North Carolina was sentenced today to 228 months in prison for charges related to four armed robberies in Raleigh, North Carolina.

According to court records and evidence presented in court, Ira Burnett committed four-armed robberies in Raleigh between June 27, 2021 and July 5, 2021. He displayed a weapon to rob a Family Dollar, two Walgreens, and Sky Blue Tobacco all located in Raleigh.

A “Be on the Look Out” or B.O.L.O. announcement was made public by the Raleigh Po ... Read more

Drake & J. Cole Cement Bromance At Dreamville Festival

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Drake and J. Cole cemented their close bond with a singalong of Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” at Dreamville Festival.

The rap superstars shared top billing at Cole’s annual festival in Rale ... Read more

More than 140 people in opposition of Shaw University rezoni

By Lora Lavigne

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RALEIGH, North Carolina (WRAL) — A plan to build towers as tall as 20 stories on the campus of Shaw University is getting pushback.

Data obtained by WRAL Ne ... Read more

Richard Mark Shannon, 72

HAMPSTEAD — Richard Mark Shannon, known to family and friends as Rick, of Hampstead, NC passed away at his home on March 26, 2023 after a recent cancer diagnosis, with his daughter Heather by his side.

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