Director Ryan Coogler tapped his go-to composer Ludwig Göransson to come up With "Black Panther" music.
The National Black MBA Association – Austin Chapter announces the 2nd Annual HBCU Battle of the Brains competition.
Columbia College Chicago is offering up an interesting new minor in hip-hop studies. Check out all the details.
There’s now a huge, awkward elephant in hip-hop culture’s room: the ghost of the DJ.
Jay-Z's lyrics are being decoded by students at SVSU to shatter stereotypes about Hip-Hop.
The roots of the U.K.'s “hood” aesthetic can be traced back to the hip hop culture that emerged from marginalized communities in America.
Spotify is launching its first-ever documentary short, which showcases the power of music to unite against social and political injustice.
Mumble rap - the most recent art form of rapping - or arguably the art of not rapping.
Damon Dash breaks down his interactions with the infamous Harvey Weinstein.
Black youth appear to strengthen their solidarity and identity by using the n-word as an in-group term.
Those familiar with the genre will know this success is hard-won and reflects the efforts of an underground, black British music community.
A new book explores the dark, racist side of being a comedian.
When it comes to being healthy, we usually think of our physical well-being. But what about your "financial health?"
Rapper Dee-1!is on the road and he's giving away scholarships while he's on tour.
According to French Montana, you shouldn't follow trends if you want to be successful.
A$AP Rocky is a modern day renaissance man. Check out some tips from the rapper to remain confident throughout your day!
Wiz Khalifa is and of many sides, and this is a dive into each of them.
The attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which a man named James Alex Fields Jr. used his Dodge Challenger as a weapon against a crowd of protesters, underscores the growing violence of America’s far-right wing.
While Detroit grew geographically to accommodate newcomers, most blacks were confined to four districts in the city until about 1960. Venturing into other neighborhoods came at a considerable risk.
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.
Super producer Scott Storch explains why college just was not for him...
Actor Wesley Snipes has a new book out, and writing it was much harder than the actor thought…
Shontavia Johnson Professor of Intellectual Property Law, at Drake University breaks down social media behavior and how it translates to the courts
Evolution has been occurring for billions of years, producing organisms that are perfectly adapted to their environments. And this includes abilities that we would normally consider superpowers
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DJ Khaled’s Snapchat is used for way more than just talking the latest music. In addition to letting users get a glimpse into what it's like to be a superstar producer/mobile, DJ Khaled has decided to do something good for the millions of followers he has as the "king of Snapchat.”
"I was working on ‘Lead Poison’ while I was sleeping in the whip. I feel like it definitely portrays just how it felt to lay in the back of the whip and rest my head trying to make sure nobody seen me going to sleep, and having the headphones in listening to the instrumentals trying to write and all that." Elzhi on making his new album "Lead Poison"
drinking potato vodka, and less sugary liquor can help you avoid a bad morning, while taking a capsule of activated charcoal, or alcohol detox pills can also be of use to start the next day off right.
Here’s a portion of the police report detailing how an Arby’s employee refused to serve a police officer in Pembroke,...
Michael Jordan announced that University of Michigan's Wolverines will be the first football team in history to officially rock the Jordan Brand during games.
Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St. Louis on Monday who were demanding the dissolution of the Ferguson Police Department.
The seven infographics above offer up great tips to avoid becoming too stressed out, as back-to-school season approaches. By scheduling...
A group of rappers turned journalists in Uganda have united to create a news show that tells their stories through Hip-Hop lyrics. Uganda has been in the news lately thanks to their harsh stance on homosexuality as well a growing anti-liberal movement in the country.
It's Black Music Month and we have some great stories lined up for you to read all month. Start with this story about PRINCE's debut in the United Kingdom in 1981!!!
There is a national debate raging in the media on the word "thug." Is Hip-Hop responsible?
Wisconsin law mandates that an outside agency investigate the shooting death of unarmed teenager, Tony Robinson.