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New Research Project Shows The Gentrification Of Hip-Hop Through Atlanta Rap Lyrics

Two students from Georgia State University are studying how hip-hop lyrics will serve as historical references.

Jun 18, 2018

Homicide is the Leading Cause of Death For Rappers, Not So Much With Other Genres

Murder accounted for 6.0% of deaths across the sample, but was the cause of 51% of deaths in rap musicians.

Jun 18, 2018

From Big Butts To Big Houses: “Baby Got Back” Rapper Sir-Mix-Alot Flips Houses

Sir Mix-A-Lot has made over $100 million dollars from one hit single. And he's investing it wisely.

Jun 15, 2018

The SpotiFive: Friday June 15 – Jay Rock, Mike Shinoda, 2 Chainz and More

Jay Rock & J. Cole, 2 Chainz, and even Christina Aguilera check in with some banging hip-hop cuts this week.

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Jun 15, 2018

Beleaf In Fatherhood: How Rapper Glen Henry Juggles His Career With Being A Stay-At-Home Dad

Glen Henry is a rapper who centers around fatherhood, we just got a big look from YouTube.

Could Gamification Be The Next Way To Discover Hits? New App Beat Fever Says Yes

A new app aims to completely change the way artist Market their music to get hit records.

Fans Attending The Vans Warped Tour Pitch In To Clean Up Festival Grounds

Hundreds of fans will do some good this year, before they party at the Vans Warped Tour.

Here Is Why NFL Star Marcell Dareus Is Opening A New School In Haiti

NFL star Marcell Dareus will return to Haiti next week, where he will meet with the Prime Minister.

Jun 13, 2018

Do Bouncers At Clubs Enforce Dress Codes Equally Across Races?

Are venues being racist when they selectively enforce dress codes?

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Jun 12, 2018

Kim Jong-Un Is Living Larger Than Any Rapper, Even Diddy

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.

Jun 11, 2018

Philly’s Most Wanted Rapper ABH Exhibits How Cartoons Helped Him Escape From The Mean Streets

Veteran rapper ABH is showcasing another side of his creativity in new exhibit in L.A.

Jun 8, 2018

The SpotiFive: Five Hip-Hop Songs – Friday June 8

Mozzy, Tyler the Creator, Future and Lil Wayne all dropped heat this week.

Jun 8, 2018

New Exhibit Tackles Stereotypes And Showcases Chinese Americans Role In Hip-Hop

Chinese Americans play an important role in hip-hop and a new exhibit highlights their accomplishments.

Jun 6, 2018

Toki Wright Bringing Hip-Hop Business To Berklee’s Professional Music Department

Good news for fans of Hip Hop who are seeking education about the business.

Jun 4, 2018

An International Battle Heats Up To Free A Turkish Rapper Accused Of Promoting Drugs

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.

Jun 4, 2018

This Is The Secret Meaning Behind Kanye West’s New Album Title

At first glance, one may think Kanye's new album is named after him. But it's a little deeper than that.

Jun 1, 2018

Rick Ross Gives Up Five Really Valuable Tips So You Can Be The Biggest Boss

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.

May 31, 2018

New Digital License Plates Will Be Cool But Will The Government Be Watching Us?

Sacramento, California is the first city in the United States to test digital license plates. Things could get interesting.

May 31, 2018

Will These Lab Made Diamonds Finally Be Good Enough For Rappers?

De Beers just announced a new company specializing in making lab made diamonds. Will rappers take to it?

May 30, 2018

Gun Violence Survivors 4 Wheel City Will Not Let Their Disabilities Hold Them Back

Rappers Tapwaterz and Rickfire may have lost their ability to walk due to gun violence, but their voices are still being heard.

May 30, 2018

Drake’s Ex-Girl Sophie B. Is More Than A Big Butt and A Smile

Drake's potential baby mama is way more than a big butt and a smile

May 29, 2018

Rapper Dee-1 & Sallie Mae Host 5K Race To Help Fund College Scholarships

Dee-1 is helping out college students once again through his partnership with Sallie Mae.

May 29, 2018

New Technology Could Line The Pockets Of Street Performers Around The World

London is testing a new way for street performers to accept payments.

May 29, 2018

What The Hell Is Unconscious Bias Training, And Will It Work For Starbucks?

Today, Common is helping Starbucks re-train their employees. But what exactly is he doing?

May 28, 2018

The Black Eyed Peas Aim For “Sweet” Results In New Tech Experiment With “Sugar Tokens”

The Black Eyed Peas have teamed with a tech company to offer fans a new digital token.

May 28, 2018

Queen Latifah’s Alliance With Strayer Could Take The University To The Next Level

Strayer University has tapped legendary rap star Queen Latifah to teach students everything they need to know about the real world.

May 25, 2018

Donald Glover And The State Of “Black Genius”

Music has been one of the few arenas in which African-Americans have been afforded genius status. The locus for this shift is hip-hop.

May 25, 2018

Nicki Minaj Giving Away More Financial Aid For College To Her Fans

Nicki Minaj is giving away more financial aid money to her fans so they can pay off their college debt. The reaction was tremendous!

May 24, 2018

MC Kidd.T Gave Up College To Pursue His Dream Of Being A Rapper

Read up on a new buzzing rapper coming straight outta Chiraq.

May 24, 2018

A Look At The Players On ‘The Rap Of China’

Take a look at some of the influential participants on the internationally known reality show "The Rap Of China."

May 22, 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.

May 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.

May 15, 2018

This School Will Teach You All You Need To Know About Marijuana

A school in Oakland, California is teaching students the ins-and-outs of the marijuana business.

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!