Rapper Rekkhan has gained fame as an actor on the hit TV show Empire, but he has a buzzing rap career in real-life.
T.I. personally invited the Atlanta Music Project musicians to perform with him, following an introduction to the organization by Cricket Wireless.
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.
If you're looking to own a car, you might want to read this article and think twice.
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.
The City Girls have some serious buzz. Here's what you need to know.
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.
Are you working too hard? It's time to take a vacation and not feel bad about it.
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.