WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 13: First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. President Barack Obama wait for leaders to arrive for the Nordic state dinner on the North Portico at the White House, May 13, 2016, in Washington, DC. Leaders from Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Iceland were invited to the White House for the U.S.-Nordic leaders summit. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Barack Obama Penned A Powerful Tribute To Slain Rapper Nipsey Hussle

Rapper Nipsey Hussle was laid to rest on Thursday, during his homegoing celebration, his good friend, Karen Civil read a letter by former president Barack Obama.

In the letter, President Obama spoke about getting to know Nipsey through music that his daughter’s shared with him and spoke about Nipsey’s achievements.

President Obama also urged the community to continue to good work within the community of Crenshaw and communities like it.

Over 20,000 people attending the services at the Staples Center on Thursday.

Speakers at the service included Nipsey’s family members, Lauren London, Snoop Dogg, and YG.

How has the death of Nipsey Hussle changed you?

Were you able to watch the memorial service?

T.I., The Game & Meek Mill buys out Nipsey Hussle’s clothing store before the memorial.

The Game and Meek Mill showed up at different times and left with several bags, later T.I. came by and “broke the register twice.”

#PressPlay: #TI made a stop by #NipseyHussle's clothing store to show major love and cash out on some merchandise!!

154k Likes, 6,626 Comments - The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) on Instagram: "#PressPlay: #TI made a stop by #NipseyHussle's clothing store to show major love and cash out on..."

The rappers shared footage of their shopping trip with fans and encouraged them to go to the store or purchase product online.

The store is currently serving as a memorial for the slain rapper and will be one of the locations where the 25-mile funeral procession will pass.

What are your thoughts about Nipsey and his impact on the culture?


Game Of Thrones Season 8 Premiere is THIS SUNDAY (April 14th)! 

Did you know:

18% of people have watched all seven seasons of Game of Thrones

30% of people say Game of Thrones is their favorite show

25% of people believe Jon Snow will seize the throne

Game of Thrones fans are 70% more likely to have a Ph.D than non-fans of the show

44% of Game of Thrones fans are more likely to have a graduate degree than non-fans of the show

23% of Game of Thrones fans are more likely to have a bachelor’s degree than non-fans of the show

Game of Thrones fans are 83% more likely to earn $150,000 or more per year than non-fans

39% of Game of Thrones fans are more likely to earn between $100,000 and $150,000 per year

81% of single Game of Thrones fans have had a date in the last year

30% of people plan to watch the final season of Game of Thrones.

20% of people will watch the season premiere on Sunday night.

Will YOU be watching the last season of GOT this Sunday?

Who’s your favorite character?

What family do you pledge your loyalty to?


Detroit Pistons Goes To The Playoff

For the first time since 2016, that our very own Detroit Pistons are in the NBA playoffs!

They will take on the Milwaukee Bucks.

Games 1 and 2 are 7 p.m. Sunday and 8 p.m. Wednesday (Eastern time) in Milwaukee.

Games 3 and 4 will be at Little Caesars Arena, marking the first professional postseason games in the arena!

Tickets for the games in Detroit go on sale at 10 a.m. TODAY at pistons.com or ticketmaster.com.