#StopTheMadness: MTV Didn’t Nominate J. Cole For Hip Hop Video Of The Year

Written by Nigel D. / 07.19.14

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MTV released nominations for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards yesterday. Nominations for the “Best Hip Hop” video included, “3005,” “Hold On,” “Berzerk,” “Black Skinhead,” & “We Dem Boyz.” I have no clue how MTV came up with these nominations. Kanye’s video was horrible, the viral viral video for “3005″ was better than the final version and Drake’s “Hold On” video was weak in my opinion.

How can a video like J. Cole’s for “Crooked Smile” be over looked? Artists who take the time to drop quality visuals need to be rewarded for their efforts. The “Crooked Smile” video told a story and evoked emotions. What music videos do you feel should have been nominated?

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#StopTheMadness: 60 People Were Shot & 11 Killed During 4th Of July Weekend In Chicago

Written by Nigel D. / 07.07.14

“I think it is representative of the gang, drug, gun violence problem that still persists in Chicago,” Rice said. “It’s not a law enforcement problem solely. There’s not going to be a law enforcement solution to this. You can’t arrest your way out of gang violence.”

In addition to the other shootings, the station reports there were six police-involved shootings over the long weekend. Two of the people shot by police were teenagers. As of early Monday morning, the station reports no one was in custody for any of the weekend shootings.
via CBS News

Chicago is not called, “Chi-Raq,” for no reason. It seems like no matter what the police do the violence continues. What do you feel can be down to get things going in the right direction?

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Stop The Madness: Pranks “In The Hood”

Written by Nigel D. / 07.03.14

It seems more and more people are risking their lives in hopes of getting videos viral on youtube. A new trend is doing pranks, “In the Hood.” Pranksters are going to what they call the, “Hood,” and pretty much harassing random people on the street. They try their best to aggravate strangers and once things get physical they scream, “it’s a prank.” These people are foolish to think that saying, “this is a prank,” will stop them from receiving a beat down. These pranks will sooner or later lead to serious consequences. This trend needs to end before people end up in the hospital and arrested.

You can see some examples of these videos in the slideshow.

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Stop The Madness: Black Workers Threatened To Be Hanged If They Drink From The Water Fountain Reserved For White People

Written by Nigel D. / 06.05.14

Two African- American employees say their white supervisor told them a water fountain was for “white people only.”

Crazy that things like this still happen in 2014.

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Stop The Madness: The Clippers’ Owner Reportedly Tells His Girlfriend Don’t Bring Black People To Games

Written by Nigel D. / 04.27.14


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L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling told his GF he does NOT want her bringing black people to his games … including Magic Johnson … and it’s ALL on tape.

“It bothers me a lot that you want to broadcast that you’re associating with black people. Do you have to?” (3:30)

“…Don’t put him [Magic] on an Instagram for the world to have to see so they have to call me. And don’t bring him to my games.” (9:13)

- TMZ

“It’s unacceptable. It’s unacceptable in our league. It doesn’t matter if you’re white, black, Hispanic, whatever, all across the races. It’s unacceptable. And as a commissioner of our league, you have to make a stand and you have to be very aggressive with it. I don’t know what it’s gonna be, but you just can’t have that in our league.”

What would James do?

“I don’t know,” James said. “I’ve kind of wavered back and forth if I would sit out, if our owner would come out and say the things that he said.”
- Lebron James (More from Bleacher Report)

This is reportedly audio of the Clippers’ owner talking to his girlfriend. He appears to have a major issue with black people despite his girlfriend being half black and half Mexican. Some people are saying the Clippers should sit out a game, I don’t agree. The players should keep playing for their fans, and all the people that are employed by the organization.

Check out reactions from, Magic Johnson, the NBA, Kevin Hart, Snoop Dogg and more below.

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Stop The Madness: A Kid Decides To French Kiss His New Pair Of Jordans

Written by Nigel D. / 12.22.13

The obsession with Jordan sneakers seems to be getting worst with the new generation. They are showing their love for Jordans in weird ways, this young man decided to French kiss his pair for Jordan Gamma XI’s. Below you can see people in a store fighting over the sneakers. Are you surprised the demand for these sneakers is still so high with MJ not being an active player in ten years?

A woman who lost her son due to violence over Jordans has started a petition to have background checks for firearms in Houston and around the country. You can sign it at LifeOverFashion.org

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Stop The Madness: A Rich Teen Kills Four People While Drunk Driving And Receives No Prison Time

Written by Nigel D. / 12.12.13

The defense said the drunk driver suffered from, “Affluenza.” Pretty much the defense got the kid off by saying he was too spoiled and grew up with out enough discipline. This sounds like BS to me. Plenty of criminals grew up with bad childhoods and didn’t avoid prison time because of it. This is a case of the rich having a different justice system then the rest of us.

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