For years Edward Long, son of the late Bishop Eddie Long, dropped by the downtown Atlanta office of "Hurricane" Dave Smith, vice president of programming and operations at Radio One. He often left his phone number, flyers, demos and notes requesting a meeting with Smith.

Last year, his persistence finally paid off.

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Jamal Bryant

Pastor Jamal Bryant raised eyebrows when he inserted a popular hip hop catchphrase into his fiery sermon at the Empowerment Temple in Baltimore, MD, on Sunday.

Bryant recited the title of a popular Chris Brown song when he told his flock "These hoes ain't loyal!" Surprisingly his congregation cheered and stomped their feet as if in agreement with the pastor's description of young women who may have lost their way in life.

Watch the video after the break.

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The Obamas Attend Easter Service

President Barack Obama and his well-heeled family -- first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha -- attended Sunday's Easter service at the 19th Street Baptist Church, where he also visited the Sunday before his first inauguration in 2009.

The very Reverend Dr. Derrick Harkins oversaw the service -- as he did in 2009.

"Let me just say, to the first family, to the President of the United States, Barack Obama, to the first lady of the United States, and Miss Malia and Sasha, we welcome you," Harkins said, according to a pool reporter at the service.

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