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Feb 10, 2019

How SoundCloud Shaped The 2019 Grammy Awards

Check out some interesting facts several of the artist nominated for Grammys, and how they launched their careers on SoundCloud.

Jan 25, 2019

The Odd Worlds Of NASCAR and Black History Collide With Brehanna Daniels and Dorothy Steel

Brehanna Daniels, the first African-American woman on a NASCAR pit crew, and 93-year-old Black Panther actress Dorothy Steel will celebrate African-American history together this month.

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Jan 8, 2019

Rapper King Nyne Links With A High School Student To Raise Awareness Against Bullying and Teen Suicide

Rapper King Nyne tapped a high school student to stop bullying and reduce teen suicide.

Jan 4, 2019

Spelman Has $86 Million Reasons Why It Could Be The New Center Of Student Innovation

Spelman just received a $30 million-dollar gift to help complete a new center of innovation for students.

Dec 11, 2018

Bigga Rankin Has A Plan To Think Its A Game Records To Another Level

“Bigga Rankin” as the label’s new Senior VP of A&R.

Dec 6, 2018

Lil Jesse Beats Cancer And Uses Hip-Hop To Give Back This Christmas

Rapper Lil Jesse beat cancer and now he's giving his time back to the local community in Houston.

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Dec 5, 2018

Podcasts To Listen To: Career Cloud Radio And The Best Job Search Podcasts

Here are a few podcasts to listen to if you're looking for a new job or looking to change careers.

Jay-Z Is Backing A New Plant-Based Movement Called “The Greenprint”

The Greenprint is a movement inspiring today's generation to lean more toward plants than any other in history.

Hip-Hop And HIV – One Rap Song’s Positive Message Still Holds True

The narrative in “Positive” centers on a tormented soul as he deals with the angst of awaiting an HIV test result.

Carita Cole Refuses To Take A Backseat In The Music Industry

Carita Cole is a multi talented singer, rapper and songwriter with a powerful message.

Nov 24, 2018

How to Recognize and Avoid College Scholarship Scams

Here are some things to look for to avoid being scammed out of your loot.

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Nov 20, 2018

Wait, What? Scholarships Are Taxable?

Scholarship's can be very helpful if you earn one, but some come with strings attached.

Nov 19, 2018

Here Is How Eminem’s Publisher Is Supporting Deaf Rappers And Musicians

Eminem's publishing company is putting on an interesting event called "The Deaf and Loud Symphonic Experience."

Nov 16, 2018

The SpotiFive: Friday November 15 – City Girls, Belly Squad and More

Check out some new music from City Girls and Cardi B, Belly Squad, Mal & Quill and more.

Nov 14, 2018

Skip The Drugs. Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine

You need to start laughing more if you want to feel better, and here are the reasons why.

Nov 8, 2018

These Are Trying Times. Here Are 5 Tips To Reduce Your Stress

Getting through tough times can be stressful, so here are some great tips to help you make it through.

Oct 19, 2018

Art Is Imitating Life For “Empire” Star Rekkhan

Rapper Rekkhan has gained fame as an actor on the hit TV show Empire, but he has a buzzing rap career in real-life.

Sep 14, 2018

Meet The Young Musicians Who Powered T.I.’s Tiny Desk Concert

T.I. personally invited the Atlanta Music Project musicians to perform with him, following an introduction to the organization by Cricket Wireless.

Sep 14, 2018

What Happens When Rappers Grow Up?

We are lucky enough to have seen the transformation of many rappers as they've gotten older, and we watched them grow up in front of our eyes.

Sep 13, 2018

Here’s How A Car Free Life Can Save You Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars Each Year

If you're looking to own a car, you might want to read this article and think twice.

Sep 3, 2018

Mona Haydar: How Suicide Helped Start Her Rap Career

Mona is a musician, poet, activist, public speaker, wife, mother, who recently got her Master's in Christian Ethics and Theology at Union Theological Seminary.

Aug 31, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About City Girls

The City Girls have some serious buzz. Here's what you need to know.

Aug 28, 2018

Five Ways You Can Save Some Extra Cash This School Year

Sometimes having extra cash is hard to come by during the school year. Follow these tips and you might end up with a little extra loot.

Aug 23, 2018

The Average American Works More Than A Medieval Peasant

Are you working too hard? It's time to take a vacation and not feel bad about it.

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.

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 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 3, 2018

Was June The Best Month In Hip-Hop History?

It's safe to say June 2018 should be one of the more memorable months in hip-hop history.

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?

Jun 27, 2018

XXXTentacion’s Life, Influence, & Impact Celebrated At Public Viewing And Fan Memorial

Florida rapper XXXTentacion was not around long, but he leaves a lasting impact.

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 5, 2018

Could Kanye West’s “Ye” Album Be Causing A New Drug Epidemic?

Kanye West's new album contains references to an obscure drug, that is now exploding in popularity.

Jun 1, 2018

The Top Lil Rappers Are Making Big Impact On Spotify But Its The Unknowns You Want To Hear

Lil Wayne, Lil Wop Lil Dicky, Lil Pump.... the list of "Lil" rappers is huge. Here are the ones making the biggest difference.

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!

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.