Activism

Jan 17, 2019

Howard U Helps Federal Employees With Free Basketball Games

Howard University and free basketball games could be just with stressed federal employees need during Trump's shutdown.

Jan 10, 2019

Everything You Need To Know About Beyonce Mass At University Of Redlands

All sings Beyonce will be hailed this month at University Of Redlands.

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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 3, 2019

Becoming A Doctor Could Be A Great Career Choice – If You Are A Black Man

There is a nationwide shortage of black male doctors in the United States, and one man is doing something about it.

Dec 20, 2018

From Lawyer To Rapper: Lemzi Tackles Social Issues Through Music

Lemzi gave up his career as a lawyer so he could tackle important social issues using hip-hop.

Dec 18, 2018

Quality Control Label Bosses Heading To Prison – For A Good Cause

Coach K and CEO P will mentor inmates and turn them into entrepreneurs.

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Dec 10, 2018

Jay-Z’s $200-Million Clothing Battle Could Be Game Changer For Black Lawyers The World Over

Jay-Z recently won a temporary decision from a New York court to halt the process on the grounds there aren’t enough black arbitrators.

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.

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.

Nov 28, 2018

Spotify’s New Arab Hub For Music Is A Game Changer For Palestinians

Spotify has a new hub featuring some of the most popular-and important music from the Arab world.

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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 9, 2018

Rapper iAmMoshow Is Blowing Up – Rapping About Cats

A rapper from Baltimore has identified a pretty interesting niche, and now he is cashing in on it.

Nov 6, 2018

Extreme Political Polarization Weakens Democracy – Can The US Avoid That Fate?

There is a very charged political atmosphere in the United States. Can the country survive?

Nov 5, 2018

The Detroit Hip-Hop Community Unites To Motivate Everyone To Vote

The Detroit hip-hop community organized a citywide campaign to get young voters to the polls.

Oct 30, 2018

Black-Owned Bank Takes A Stand With “Take A Knee” Advertising Campaign

A black-owned bank just launched a controversial new ad campaign celebrating the NFL protests.

Oct 23, 2018

Girls Who Code Prove They Can Also Rap With Debut Album

Girls Who Code, an influential organization that helps young women get into tech, just put out their debut album.

Oct 11, 2018

Tyler Perry Shows Students How To Make A Career With Content

Tyler Perry is goimg to give students the game, and celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.

Sep 25, 2018

YBN Cordae Gets Political With The Congressional Black Caucus

YBN Cordae and Common were the highlights at the Black Caucus Foundation's 48th annual Legislative Conference.

Sep 20, 2018

Turning Down A Teaching Gig At UC Berkley Helped Launch Chad Rico’s Rap Career

Chad Rico is combining his love of travel, teaching and hip-hop into one amazing career.

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 10, 2018

What In The World? Black Patrons Blasted With A Water Cannon At A Miami Burger Joint

A group of tourists were blasted with a water cannon after a racially charged incident in Miami.

Aug 28, 2018

Kyle’s “Senior Orientation” Program Wants To Change “Toxic” Stereotypes About Masculinity

Rapper/actor Kyle will take on bullies during National Bullying Prevention Month this October.

Aug 28, 2018

Here Is How Jay-Z Plans To Revolutionize Music In Uganda And Africa

Tidal and MTN Uganda are organizing an exclusive Collaboration Conference in Uganda.

Aug 27, 2018

Sonny Weems Overcame A Serious Childhood Disability And Now He’s Giving Back

Doctors and family were certain that Sonny Weems would never be able to walk without assistance.

Aug 22, 2018

These Ten Students Received $100,000 In Scholarships From Mike WiLL Made-It And Slim Jxmmi

Mike WiLL Made-It & Rae Sremmurd's Slim Jxmmi announced the recipients of 2018 Making Wishes Matter scholarships.

Aug 8, 2018

Uncle Luke Goes From Raunchy Rapper To Amazing Mentor In New Docu-Series

Uncle Luke has had an amazing career, and now he will be the subject of a new documentary series.

Aug 1, 2018

How Free Should Speech On Campus Be?

We asked a panel of Presidents from top universities some questions about freedom of speech, and its role on campus.

Jul 31, 2018

Common Will Not Rest Until Kids Are Released From Trump’s “Cages

Common calls Trump Administration's failure to reunify families at the border a “humanitarian crisis”

Jul 30, 2018

Cape Hip-Hop Keeps Alive Tradition Of Rapping In The Voices Of The “Less Thans”

The Cape region of South Africa is bubbling with rappers protesting Colonialism, Apartheid and inequality.

Jul 25, 2018

Rapper Litefoot And His Wife Showcase Big “Native Business”

Pioneering Native American rapper Litefoot and his wife Carmen have a new brand called native business.

Jul 13, 2018

Former Rapper AD The Voice Gets Into Politics And Slays The Competition

Antonio Delgado is a former rapper who is shaking up New York politics in a major way.

Jul 10, 2018

Here Is How You Can Learn To Use Kanye West To Find Spiritual Happiness, Financial Freedom And Peace

Critically acclaimed author Ash Cash is breaking down Kanye West's life, in order to show you how to find peace, prosperity and happiness!

Jul 9, 2018

In Canada, Hip-Hop Culture Is Paving The Way Forward

It’s easy to consume hip-hop as nothing more than entertainment. However, we should strive to engage hip-hop as a living and evolving culture that rhymes across national borders.

Jul 5, 2018

Hip-Hop Takes Center Stage As Thousands Of Teachers Link To Improve Their Curriculums

Hip-Hop culture will have the spotlight during an upcoming conference for teachers in Philadelphia.

Jul 5, 2018

LA Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma And Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond Square Off On The Court For Children

World-class Athletes and entertainers to compete in the inaugural Monster Energy outbreak $50k charity challenge celebrity basketball game at UCLA the night before The ESPYS.