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The story of how Muhammad Ali and my grandad fought in the same ring

They resembled each other. Sunken faces, arms thinner with leg size to match, a shell of themselves from their years being the men we knew them to be. Many years ago my grandfather Willie P. Davis passed away from Parkinson's disease, the same disease that carried the greatest professional athlete of the 20th Century into the realms of eternity. Parkinson's disease took a man known to...

Comedic star Lil Rel Howery gets real about hip-hop, Phife Dawg and Chicago

We watched Kevin Hart years ago as he made his ascension through the ranks of comedy. Now there is a new star on the rise of the comedic front — Lil Rel Howery. Kevin Hart has already provided his stamp of approval by producing Howery’s standup comedy special RELevant on Comedy Central. Howery currently stars in the hit NBC sitcom The Carmichael Show, where he plays the lovable,...

Death to murder rap: Hip-hop needs to change for some in 2016 [Part 2]

*Check out Death to murder rap: Hip-hop needs to change for some in 2016 [Part 1] here.   Today mentions of Maybachs, multiple Rolexes, and murderous rhymes fill the beats created by brilliant musicians. The words mean so much to the young people who listen as if they're favorite musicians are the teachers in grade school. A new song could represent an opportunity to tour and...