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Jul 21, 2017

This Is How You Can “Cook” Like Vince Staples

Vince Staples is one of the more talented, and interesting new rappers to come along. Check out some of his obsessions...

Jul 20, 2017

Check Out The Best Decision French Montana Ever Made

French Montana has had to make a lot of important choices in his career. Check out the best decision he ever made...

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Jul 18, 2017

The Spotifive: New Hip-Hop Singles From Nav, Meek Mill, Cousin Stizz (July 14-21)

Check out the reviews of the latest singles you need to listen to this week.

Jul 17, 2017

Logic Loves Jordan’s and Recalls A Funny Sneaker Story

In this clip, Logic gets with Complex to discuss the importance of sneaker culture within hip-hop.

Jul 12, 2017

Here Is Why The Blac Chyna/Rob Kardashian Feud Is More Disturbing Than Entertaining

It was fun to see Blac Chyna tie Rob up and smack him with a leather whip, or fight over french fries. Then, things fell apart.

Jul 11, 2017

This Documentary Goes Deep Explaining Hip-Hop’s Caribbean Roots

The Caribbean has influenced Hip-Hop on many levels, from the fashion and hairstyles, to the music itself.

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Jul 6, 2017

Singer Caprice Quinn Represents For The Ladies Everywhere Around The World

Caprice is a Polynesian singer-songwriter, director, partner and mother-of-three and is aware of the challenges facing women in music and the community at large.

Get Inspired To Shed Those 4th Of July Pounds With Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart's rigorous routine every single day has paid off because it has become a lifestyle.

Jul 5, 2017

Student’s Amazing Hip-Hop Dissertation Earns Him A Teaching Job At University Of Virginia

Songs from A.D. Carson's dissertation went viral, and faculty members at the University of Virginia were listening.

Future Vs. Mysonne: Glorifying Drugs or Free Speech?

Is Future talking about drugs glorifying it or just representative of his community?

Jul 3, 2017

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Jun 30, 2017

What We Think About Jay-Z’s “4:44”

The man who never responds to rumors let go of his ego and gave his fans what we have been waiting for, the unadulterated truth, from the rumors about cheating on Beyonce, to his mom being a lesbian.

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Jun 26, 2017

Make Your Summer Vacation Worth It, Because You’ll Still Be Paying For It Next Year

It should go without saying, but financing debt after the fact is a lot more costly than saving up ahead of time. Yet, given the number of people who go into debt to travel, the message does not seem to be getting through.

Jun 26, 2017

Fights, Guns and Awards: A Recap of The 2017 BET Awards

The 2017 BET Awards wrapped up over the weekend, even though Meek Mill and Safaree’s fight, Lil Kim’s crew supposedly robbing someone and Chris Brown and Migos getting into it stole most of the headlines.

Jun 23, 2017

What We Think About: Young Thug’s “Easy Breezy Beautiful Thugger Girls”

"EBBTG," which was produced by Drake, blends together rap, R&B, pop, and country that sounds heavily inspired by Lil Wayne, even down to the cover that depicts Thugger with a guitar, reminiscent of Wayne’s 2010 "Rebirth" cover.

Jun 22, 2017

Remembering Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis, And How Society Treats Its Sports Heroes

The world today seems very different to that of Joe Louis’ heyday. Yet the appeal of boxing as a spectator sport remains strong and there are some noticeable parallels in the way in which we think about and portray our sports heroes.

Jun 21, 2017

Donald Trump’s Beef With China Means Nothing To The Higher Brothers, Or Hip-Hop

Donald Trump may be attempting to agitate a trade war with China, but there can be no restrictions on the cross-border flow of hip-hop culture...

Jun 21, 2017

#WCW Sachia Vickery: How Shootouts Helped Tennis Wiz Shoot To The Top

Sachia's mom witnessed shootings and random acts of violence on a regular basis, just to push her daughter forward...

Jun 20, 2017

What We Think About: 2 Chainz’ “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music”

On this trapped out album, you hear 2 Chainz reflective on his previous Trap lifestyle as he thanks it for getting him to where he is now, yet acknowledges it’s downfalls.

Jun 20, 2017

Logic Showcases Knowledge Of Sneakers And His Fashion Inspirations

Logic shows off his knowledge of sneaker culture and revealed the rappers who inspire his fashion.

Jun 19, 2017

This Hip-Hop Album Cover Cost A Former Student His Job At A Christian College

Another college in Indiana took action against an employee, over a hip-hop album cover and posted a Facebook page.

Jun 17, 2017

The Spotifive: New Hip-Hop Singles From DJ Khaled, Lil Yachty, Migos, Action Bronson (June 16-23)

Check out the reviews of the latest singles you need to listen to this week, from DJ Khaled, Lil Yachty, PND and more...

Jun 16, 2017

In Tupac’s Life, The Struggles and Triumphs of a Generation

Since his death in 1996, Tupac’s place in the pantheon of cultural icons has been firmly cemented. Scores of books and documentaries have detailed his life, career and tragic death, while musicians continue to pay tribute to his influence in their songs.

Jun 14, 2017

#WCW October Gonzalez: The Real “Fox” On “Beat Shazam”

Jamie Foxx has been making the rounds to publicize his new show “Beat Shazam," but the real "fox" on the show is his sidekick, October Gonzalez.

Jun 13, 2017

This Is Why Amber Rose’s Vagina Is Really Dangerous

If you were scrolling through your Instagram around midnight Saturday morning, chances are you came across a picture of Amber Rose’s vagina.

Jun 6, 2017

These Stupid (and Offensive) Memes Cost Students Their Education At Harvard

This set of memes that aren't even funny have cost a group of Harvard students from the Class of 2021 dearly...

Jun 6, 2017

How Pop Culture Can (And Should) Change Legal Views On Swearing

Swearing in pop culture can diminish the taboo status of swear words, rendering them less offensive.

Jun 2, 2017

The Weeknd Shows His Knowledge of Art With New Line Designed By Futura

The Weeknd links with graff legend Futura for a new line of clothing...

Jun 1, 2017

Watching Porn and Fapping Can Hinder Your Real Life Pimpin’ Game According to Doctors

If you're not careful, watching too much porn will hinder your pimpin’ game in real life.

May 31, 2017

DJ Dahi: How A Job As A Resident Agent In College Led To Producing For The World’s Top Hip-Hop Stars

DJ Dahi has produced hit records for Kendrick, Drake and Jay Z, but he started as a Resident Agent in college...

May 30, 2017

Nas’ Slang Analyzed In New Hip-Hop Poetry Class For Professors At Harvard

Hip-Hop star Nas sat down with the poetry Professor Alyssa New from Harvard University, to explain the artistic use of slang in his rhymes...

May 25, 2017

‘Show Me the Sole’: The Exhilarating Sight of Sneakers on Show

The Rise of Sneaker Culture showcases about 150 pairs of iconic sneakers and charts how the sneaker has developed from its humble origins in the mid-19th century to its current position as a cultural icon...

May 24, 2017

#WCW: Muhire Kwizera and K’yal Bannister Of Spelman College

Just last weekend, two superb students graduated as co-valedictorians for the Spellman Class of 2017.

May 24, 2017

Jay Z and Warren Buffet Made Billions – By Sheer “Luck”

Jay Z and Warren Buffet Made Billions - By Sheer "Luck"

May 22, 2017

What We Think About: Machine Gun Kelly’s “bloom”

Machine Gun Kelly dropped his new album bloom. Check out this in depth review...

May 20, 2017

Game College: Professor Ken Breaks Down The Key Ingredients Of A Plan

In this week's class, Professor Ken explains the finer points of creating a plan and more importantly, how to properly execute one.