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Oct 16, 2017

Wyclef Jean Drops In On Temple Students With A Lecture On Arts and Hip-Hop

Wyclef Jean dropped in on some surprised students at Temple University, to lecture a class.

Oct 16, 2017

Pitbull Says Trump’s Spoiled Upbringing Is The Problem

Miami rapper Pitbull is no longer a fan of Donald Trump. Check out his comments on 45.

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Oct 6, 2017

Gabon’s Political Force Is Its Thriving Hip-Hop Scene

Against the backdrop of oppression, the youth of Libreville began writing rap music, inspired by American hip-hop artists like Public Enemy and NWA.

Oct 6, 2017

Sir The Baptist Is Giving Out Scholarships With The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation Gala

Sir The Baptist will be on hand to give out some scholarships to some deserving students this weekend.

Oct 5, 2017

Mona-Scott Young Talks Business To Students At North Carolina Central

Mona Scott-Young sat down with students at North Carolina Central to give them the scoop on the music business.

Oct 3, 2017

New Course Uses Gucci Mane’s Life To Keep Students Off The Streets

Gucci Mane's life is the inspiration behind a 12-session course using "hip-hop therapy" to keep students straight.

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Oct 2, 2017

The Difference Between Black Football Fans and White Football Fans

White football fans and black football fans hold very different views about the relationship between football and national pride.

Not Funny: New Book Explores Dark, Racist Side Of Comedy

A new book explores the dark, racist side of being a comedian.

Oakland Raiders’ Jared Cook Hooks Up At Risk Students

Oakland Raiders' Tight End Jared Cook helped out some students in Oakland. Read more.

Viral Sensation Professor A.D. Carson Drops New Mixtape For Students To Study

A student whose dissertation went viral this summer is using hip-hop to teach his new class.

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Sep 21, 2017

Sway in the Morning Sends 17 Students to “Art Rules” for FREE!

The "Sway in the Morning" show is paying it forward and helping some students advance their careers.

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Sep 19, 2017

MissionU Disrupts Education With Free Tuition and No Debt

A new business is claiming to offer students higher education free of cost.

Sep 19, 2017

Dee1 Is Giving Away Scholarships On “Knowledge for College Tour”

Rapper Dee-1!is on the road and he's giving away scholarships while he's on tour.

Sep 14, 2017

Racial Battle Brewing In North Carolina As Students Go Hard To Remove Offensive “Silent Sam” Statue

Students of all races are uniting on campus at UNC Chapel-Hill, do topple a racist statue named "Silent Sam," which celebrates Confederate alumni.

Aug 28, 2017

James Harden Will Help Dozens Of Students Go To College

James Harden put up money to hell local students...

Aug 15, 2017

Organization Co-Founded By Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jumps Into Rap With New Hip-Hop Label

A legendary Civil Rights organization founded by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. hopes to get new members using Hip-Hop music

Aug 5, 2017

Why Detroit Exploded In The Summer Of 1967

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.

Jul 29, 2017

Matt Barnes Links With Snoop; Announces Scholarship For Students With Cancer

NBA star Matt Barnes is doing his part to fight cancer, and he's helping students with the disease.

Jul 27, 2017

The Healing Power Of Hip-Hop

While many people struggle to look past the profanity, materialism, and high-risk messages often celebrated within mainstream rap music, hip hop culture at its core, is built on values of social justice, peace, respect, self-worth, community, and having fun.

Jul 23, 2017

Common Drops By Harlem School With $10,000 and A Smile

Common dropped by a school in Harlem and dropped of some major coin to help the students...

Jul 18, 2017

Does DMX Have A Responsibility To Be A Role Model?

DMX says it's not his responsibility to be a role model. Is he right or wrong?

Jul 14, 2017

Big Boi Talks Police Brutality and Gives Great Advice To Democrats

Atlanta rapper Big Boi has some good advice for the Dems, as police brutality rises...

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.

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 12, 2017

Homeless to Billions: The Founder of Patron Gives Up The Keys To Success

One would assume that being homeless would turn someone rich into a greedy bastard. Instead, Patron's founder has committed to giving away his $3 billion fortune...

Jun 9, 2017

“Romeo and Juliet” Gets Real-Life Twist In Documentary “Romeo is Bleeding” Backed By Russell Simmons

A new documentary chronicles the efforts of educator Donte Clark and real-life drama, as he leads a cast of high school students in a remake of "Romeo and Juliet.

Jun 9, 2017

YFN Lucci Makes A Day “Unforgettable” For Valdosta High Wildcats

Rapper YFN Lucci maybe a new platinum artist thanks to his song "Key to the Streets," but he hasn't forgotten the keys that open the door to his success – his fans...

May 19, 2017

Oh Crap: The Newest Weapon Of Protesters is “The PooPootov Cocktail”

A new tactic has been dubbed the "Poopootov" in a play on the Molotov cocktails often seen at streets protests...

May 19, 2017

Hillary Clinton Will Be The Next Big Politician To Get Played Out On A College Campus

Hillary Clinton is about to feel the pain next month, when she visits Medgar Evers College...

May 18, 2017

Rapper-Turned-Teacher Wants His Students Head to Swell With Knowledge

Matthew Duncan works vigorously to teach his Ottawa Hills High School pupils about graffiti, emceeing (motivational rap), breakdancing, deejaying,

May 12, 2017

Hip-Hop Photographer Esteven Oriol, Some Beer and Boxing Meld, To Transform Los Angeles Communities

A new two-minute documentary by a hip-hop photographer highlights stories of friendships and community bonds...

May 4, 2017

Rapper Goldlink Helps Thousands of Students and Makes His Dad Proud

Goldlink is linking up with thousands of students in his hometown of D.C.,through a partnership with the local parks and recreation department.

Apr 28, 2017

DJ Khaled Is Helping Over 20,000 Students Go To College

DJ Khaled helped over 20,000 students figure out how to go to college. Read this...

Apr 26, 2017

Black Students Take on President Donald Trump In A Fight For Education

Black students have had enough of Donald Trump, so a protest is going down...

Apr 25, 2017

College Professor Who Was Once A Bankrobber Shows Students How To Do It Right

Read how this guy went from robbing banks to teaching students!