It is clear that in both the past and present, blackface engages in representational violence by drawing on antiblack stereotypes.
Australia home to a diverse and successful range of women in hip hop. Here are five artists at the peak of their craft.
Taliwhoah talks about her musical influences, afro-caribbean roots and how she got her name.
It's safe to say June 2018 should be one of the more memorable months in hip-hop history.
All around the world, police are cracking down on rap videos, but are they stifling free speech and expression?
Florida rapper XXXTentacion was not around long, but he leaves a lasting impact.
Is it time for a social media cleanse?
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.
Kanye West's new album contains references to an obscure drug, that is now exploding in popularity.
Lil Wayne, Lil Wop Lil Dicky, Lil Pump.... the list of "Lil" rappers is huge. Here are the ones making the biggest difference.
In recent years, colleges and universities have begun to see commencement as an opportunity to book rappers!
The story of hip-hop is one of rebellion, attempts at censorship and, finally, artistic acceptance.
Public Enemy's classic 1988 song "Channel Zero" has more meaning today than when it first came out.
Grime continues to provide a prominent voice of hope to those who feel that the political classes have forgotten about them.
Two internationally-known brothers who specialize in reinterpreting Shakespeare, are putting a Twist on Homer's "Odyssey."
Marvel’s had big hits before. But this feels like something different.
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.
Super producer Scott Storch explains why college just was not for him...