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Aug 14, 2018

Graffiti Goes Commercial In Rochester, NY Thanks To Ambitious Real Estate Investor

Graffiti art is getting a good look in Rochester, New York thanks to one entrepreneur.

Aug 10, 2018

Somali Songs Reveal Why Musical Crate Digging Is A Form Of Cultural Archaeology

Forgotten records we often find in the dingiest of places can contain alternative perspectives and social commentary on particular movements, epochs or historical events.

Aug 8, 2018

Are You Living A Double Life On Social Media? The Data Says Yes

Social media is a world of Illusions. Most Americans are straight fronting according to the data.

Aug 8, 2018

Uncle Luke Goes From Raunchy Rapper To Amazing Mentor In New Docu-Series

Uncle Luke has had an amazing career, and now he will be the subject of a new documentary series.

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Aug 6, 2018

The Problem With Blackface – It’s “Representational Violence”

It is clear that in both the past and present, blackface engages in representational violence by drawing on antiblack stereotypes.

The SpotiFive: Friday August 3 – Travis Scott, YG, Bumpy Knuckles and More

Travis Scott, YG and more drop off some banging hip-hop this week.

Here Is How Fat Joe Learned To Fight Depression And Stay Happy

Coping with death is not easy. Fat Joe explains how he pulled himself out of depression after the death of Big Pun.

How Free Should Speech On Campus Be?

We asked a panel of Presidents from top universities some questions about freedom of speech, and its role on campus.

Jul 31, 2018

Common Will Not Rest Until Kids Are Released From Trump’s “Cages

Common calls Trump Administration's failure to reunify families at the border a “humanitarian crisis”

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Jul 31, 2018

Lil Flip Gets His Own Device So You Can Make Contactless Payments With Bitcoin

Lil Flip just did a deal that will produce his own contactless payment device.

Jul 30, 2018

Ice-T Is Still A Gangster Rapper, But He Has A New Electronic Dance Music Record Label

Gangsta rap pioneer Ice-T and his longtime partner Mr. X launched an Electronic Dance Music record label. Check out what the legend is up to.

Jul 30, 2018

Cape Hip-Hop Keeps Alive Tradition Of Rapping In The Voices Of The “Less Thans”

The Cape region of South Africa is bubbling with rappers protesting Colonialism, Apartheid and inequality.

Jul 27, 2018

The SpotiFive: Friday July 27 – Tom Morello, Vic Mensa, Denzel Curry And More

Tom Morello and Vic Mensa deliver fire, Denzel Curry links with gold link & More this week in new music.

Jul 26, 2018

5 Things You Might Not Know About Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar is one of the most respected spitters in the game. But how much do you really know about him?

Jul 25, 2018

Rapper Litefoot And His Wife Showcase Big “Native Business”

Pioneering Native American rapper Litefoot and his wife Carmen have a new brand called native business.

Jul 24, 2018

World Music: A Defunct Label In A Globalized World Of Sounds

The term world music may have been a useful way to signpost non-Western music to listeners who had previously only known performers from the UK and US.

Jul 23, 2018

Here Is How Lil Peep Wanted To Share His Wealth Before He Died

Lil Peep fan collaborative clothing line NO SMOK!NG announced and fans are encouraged to submit designs to make money!

Jul 23, 2018

These Six Tips From Jay-Z Will Surely Help You Find Success

Struggling to find your path? Let one of the greatest businessmen in history give you some advice.

Jul 20, 2018

Five Women To Watch (And Listen To) In Australian Hip-Hop

Australia home to a diverse and successful range of women in hip hop. Here are five artists at the peak of their craft.

Jul 20, 2018

The SpotiFive: Friday July 20 – G Herbo And 21 Savage, FMB DZ And More

21 Savage & G Herbo, P.Lo and more check in with new music this week.

Jul 18, 2018

Meet Adam Blackstone – The Musical Director Changing The Game For Drake, Eminem And More

What does Pharrell, Diddy, Eminem and Drake have in common? A kick ass musical director.

Jul 17, 2018

Will Alex Da Kid’s New Song Usher In The Death Of “The A&R” Department?

Alex Da Kid recently partnered with Spotify and IBM to find the artist to be on his new song.

Jul 13, 2018

Former Rapper AD The Voice Gets Into Politics And Slays The Competition

Antonio Delgado is a former rapper who is shaking up New York politics in a major way.

Jul 13, 2018

The SpotiFive: Friday July 13 – Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, Chief Keef And More

Check out some of the dopest hip-hop singles that dropped today.

Jul 11, 2018

Rostrum Records Has Something Special With Taliwhoah

Taliwhoah talks about her musical influences, afro-caribbean roots and how she got her name.

Jul 10, 2018

Here Is How You Can Learn To Use Kanye West To Find Spiritual Happiness, Financial Freedom And Peace

Critically acclaimed author Ash Cash is breaking down Kanye West's life, in order to show you how to find peace, prosperity and happiness!

Jul 10, 2018

Jay-Z And Beyonce Are The Headliners But The Stage Is The Real Star Of The “On The Run II Tour

Jay-Z and Beyonce's tour is getting headlines all around the world, and it's all because of the tech used for their new Spaceframe stage.

Jul 9, 2018

“Love & Hip Hop” Boss Mona Scott-Young Aims To Capture Millions Of Fans With Her New Direct-To-Consumer Business

Mona Scott-Young is one of the most powerful people in all of media. Now she's launching a direct-to-consumer platform to tap into the power of her base.

Jul 9, 2018

In Canada, Hip-Hop Culture Is Paving The Way Forward

It’s easy to consume hip-hop as nothing more than entertainment. However, we should strive to engage hip-hop as a living and evolving culture that rhymes across national borders.

Jul 6, 2018

The SpotiFive: Friday July 6 – Future, Meek Mill and More

It looks like this week in Hip-Hop is going to be great. Future dropped a surprise album, and there is new music from Meek Mill, Young Buck and others.

Jul 5, 2018

Hip-Hop Takes Center Stage As Thousands Of Teachers Link To Improve Their Curriculums

Hip-Hop culture will have the spotlight during an upcoming conference for teachers in Philadelphia.

Jul 5, 2018

LA Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma And Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond Square Off On The Court For Children

World-class Athletes and entertainers to compete in the inaugural Monster Energy outbreak $50k charity challenge celebrity basketball game at UCLA the night before The ESPYS.

Jul 4, 2018

Stoney Dudebro Wants To Get High – On The Charts

Newcomer Stoney Dudebro wants to take his place amongst the great weed rappers.

Jul 4, 2018

Frederick Douglass, July 4th, And Remembering Babylon In America

Fourth of July is a celebration for America, but for African-Americans, the holiday is a touchy subject.

Jul 3, 2018

This Is How Belly Is Helping To Keep Immigrant Families Together At The Border

Belly is putting his money up to help fight president Trump's immigration policies.

Jul 2, 2018

Making Music Videos Is Not A Criminal Activity – No Matter What Genre

All around the world, police are cracking down on rap videos, but are they stifling free speech and expression?