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BET Awards Nominations 2018: Full List Of Categories & Nominees

The 2018 BET Awards will take place June 24. The awards ceremony, hosted by Jamie Foxx, will take place at...

May 14, 2018

Rap And Gown: Hip-Hop Artists As Commencement Speakers

In recent years, colleges and universities have begun to see commencement as an opportunity to book rappers!

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May 2, 2018

Rap Music’s Path From Pariah To Pulitzer

The story of hip-hop is one of rebellion, attempts at censorship and, finally, artistic acceptance.

Apr 28, 2018

Kanye West, T.I. Team Up For New Single ‘Ye vs. The People’

Kanye West set social media into a frenzy this week when he bean tweeting out his support of Donald Trump...

Apr 27, 2018

WATCH: G Herbo – ‘Everything (Remix)’ Feat. Chance The Rapper, Lil Uzi Vert

Earlier this year, G Herbo teamed up with Lil Uzi Vert and fellow Chicago rapper Chance the Rapper for a...

Apr 18, 2018

Meek Mill Discusses Prison Sentence With NBC Nightly News

Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill spoke to NBC's Lester Holt about his current prison sentence and how he hopes to be symbol for the youth going forward.

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Apr 7, 2018

Meet The Guys Who Brought Sexy Limo Scene To Life In “Bartier Cardi”

Rap superstar latest to use Paintscaping's powerful tool.

DJ Khaled’s “Keys To Social Change” Will Hand Out Tens-of-Thousands In Scholarships

DJ Khaled is giving away over $20,000 in scholarships to high-school and college students.

Rich The Kid Chin Checks Lil Uzi Vert With “Dead Friends” Diss

Rich The Kid is going after Lil Uzi with a new diss track.

Mar 26, 2018

Why Public Enemy’s Song About TV Addiction Is More Relevant Today Than Ever

Public Enemy's classic 1988 song "Channel Zero" has more meaning today than when it first came out.

CDs and Vinyl Sales Are Killing Off Downloads

The RIAA just released some interesting facts about CD and vinyl sales in 2017.

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Mar 21, 2018

The Concept Of Entertainment: What Role Does It Play In Your Life?

Most people look at the concept of being entertained as something we do in our spare time. But there's more to it than that according to a new study.

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Mar 21, 2018

New Tech Transforms Snoop Dogg’s Compound Into An Artistic Masterpiece

Snoop Dogg challenged a design firm to transform his recording compound into an artistic wonder - and the company delivered.

Mar 16, 2018

How Going To The Barbershop Has Become A Life Saver For African-American Men

Going to the barber can literally be a matter of life and death for African-American men.

Mar 16, 2018

“Atlanta” Season 2, Episode 3: The Songs You Need To Know

Donald Glover curates some of the best Hip-Hop during each episode of his hit series, "Atlanta." Check out this week's dopest tracks!

Mar 15, 2018

From A Symbol Of “Broken Britain” Grime Has Become A Voice For The Voiceless

Grime continues to provide a prominent voice of hope to those who feel that the political classes have forgotten about them.

In Philly, It’s “Training Day” For Real When It Comes To The Cops…Just Ask Meek Mill

Read the story of some Philly cops with connections to the Hip-Hop game...

Black Veg: How A Plant-Based Diet Saved Brooklyn Borough Prez, Eric L. Adams

The upcoming Black VegFest aims to revolutionize veganism this summer.

High Tech Buffalo Boss Restaurants Clocking Millions In Revenue Thanks To Jay-Z’s Advice

Jay-Z's cousin started a restaurant chain called Buffalo Boss thanks to advice from the business mogul.

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Mar 8, 2018

Hip-Hop, Architecture, Intersects At Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

Michael Ford has combined his love of hip-hop and architecture, and now he's going to be teaching it to students.

Mar 8, 2018

Charles Barkley’s New Tech Deal Brings African-American History To Thousands Of Students

Sir Charles is about to school thousands of students in African-American history thanks to a new technology deal.

Mar 7, 2018

Analyzing Stan: What Emimen’s Superfan Can Tell Us About Mental Health

We wanted to explore Stan’s mental health and how his early childhood neglect and psychological trauma may have contributed to chemical changes in his brain.

Mar 6, 2018

This Is Why “Black Panther” Will Inspire More Women In STEM Fields

A business professor from the University of Maryland explains how "Black Panther" is inspiring young African American girls.

Mar 6, 2018

New Play Brings Homer’s Odyssey To Chiraq

Two internationally-known brothers who specialize in reinterpreting Shakespeare, are putting a Twist on Homer's "Odyssey."

Feb 19, 2018

Black Panther Roars. Are We Listening?

Marvel’s had big hits before. But this feels like something different.

Feb 16, 2018

Lil Xan Gets Sober And Changes His Mission

Lil Xan wants to change his image but can he do it with this name?

Feb 15, 2018

Meet The Swedish Producer Who Went To Africa To Score “Black Panther” Movie

Director Ryan Coogler tapped his go-to composer Ludwig Göransson to come up With "Black Panther" music.

Feb 15, 2018

T.I. Is After The “Mulaah” With Investment In New App

More than an app, Mulaah is a well designed, personalized mobile system that allows smartphone users to customize their device, including themes, apps, icons, and games.

Feb 14, 2018

Senegal’s Rappers Continue To “Cry From The Heart” For A More Just Society

Across the Atlantic, musicians in many African countries are in the vanguard of popular struggles, not only providing a symbolic soundtrack but marching on the front lines and leading social movements.

Feb 14, 2018

This Is How Trae Tha Truth’s Relief Gang Is Cleaning Up Texas

Trae Tha Truth is rebuilding Texas - literally - with the help of some famous friends.

Feb 7, 2018

New App Spotlite Turns College Students Into A&R’s

A new app called Spotlite wants to harness the power of students, and where to find the next big thing in music.

Feb 7, 2018

This Is The Student Who Received $50,000 from Drake

Drake just gave some life-changing money to a student at the University of Miami.

Feb 6, 2018

Black America’s “Bleaching Syndrome”

Mathew Knowles recent comments about Beyonce's light skin shows the longstanding issues of color amongst African-Americans.

Jan 30, 2018

The Word’: An Obscure Protest Song That Still Holds Relevance 32 Years Later

The better protest songs are the universal ones that still remain relevant years after they were first released. “The Word”, a forgotten gem which was written and recorded in 1985 by The Junkyard Band, is a fine example.

Jan 29, 2018

Pablo Escobar’s Luxury Villa Could Be The Spot For Rappers

Rappers may has their newest location to shoot videos, thanks to Pablo Escobar.

Jan 24, 2018

Twitter Engineers Love The Nudes In Your DM’s

It goes down in the DM... For Twitter engineers.