The life and times of Frank Ocean will be the subject of a new college course at UC Berkeley.
Emmanuel Jal is an award-winning rapper from Sudan who just dropped a new release with his sister to celebrate World Refugee Day.
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Two students from Georgia State University are studying how hip-hop lyrics will serve as historical references.
Murder accounted for 6.0% of deaths across the sample, but was the cause of 51% of deaths in rap musicians.
Sir Mix-A-Lot has made over $100 million dollars from one hit single. And he's investing it wisely.
Jay Rock & J. Cole, 2 Chainz, and even Christina Aguilera check in with some banging hip-hop cuts this week.
Is it time for a social media cleanse?
Glen Henry is a rapper who centers around fatherhood, we just got a big look from YouTube.
A new app aims to completely change the way artist Market their music to get hit records.
Hundreds of fans will do some good this year, before they party at the Vans Warped Tour.
NFL star Marcell Dareus will return to Haiti next week, where he will meet with the Prime Minister.
Are venues being racist when they selectively enforce dress codes?
Boxer Danny Garcia is getting into a new profession - the music business.
Even though there are worldwide sanctions on North Korea, and half the population is starving, The Supreme Leader and his family are known for their lust for luxury goods.
What makes art…art?
Veteran rapper ABH is showcasing another side of his creativity in new exhibit in L.A.
Mozzy, Tyler the Creator, Future and Lil Wayne all dropped heat this week.
Chinese Americans play an important role in hip-hop and a new exhibit highlights their accomplishments.
Professor Michael Eric Dyson has some socks on Kanye West ideology.
Sallie Mae leadership, employees, and educator-turned-hip-hop artist Dee-1 made the announcement on Sunday at the company's second annual 5K race.
Good news for fans of Hip Hop who are seeking education about the business.
Kanye West's new album contains references to an obscure drug, that is now exploding in popularity.
6FO has spent the past few months taking trips from Los Angeles to Atlanta, recording and pushing his brand further, after running into some issues in the streets.
Rapper Ezhel was arrested on pre-trial detention in May, accused of ‘publicly promoting drug use’ in his lyrics, music videos, and social media posts.
The legendary boxer/activist will be the subject of a new movie.
At first glance, one may think Kanye's new album is named after him. But it's a little deeper than that.
Chief Keef was involved in an incident outside of his hotel room in New York City on Saturday morning as...
Lil Wayne, Lil Wop Lil Dicky, Lil Pump.... the list of "Lil" rappers is huge. Here are the ones making the biggest difference.
Last week, Wale made an announcement that he signed with Warner Bros. Records and is no longer an artist signed to Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group.
Sacramento, California is the first city in the United States to test digital license plates. Things could get interesting.
De Beers just announced a new company specializing in making lab made diamonds. Will rappers take to it?
Rappers Tapwaterz and Rickfire may have lost their ability to walk due to gun violence, but their voices are still being heard.
Drake's potential baby mama is way more than a big butt and a smile