Activism

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.

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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.

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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!

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.

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.

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.

Jul 3, 2018

This Is How Belly Is Helping To Keep Immigrant Families Together At The Border

Belly is putting his money up to help fight president Trump's immigration policies.

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Jun 29, 2018

Marshmello Launches New Sign Language Video Of “You Can Cry” For ASL Challenge

Marshmello and Juicy J have linked up to drop a sign language version of their video "You Can Cry" for their hearing impaired fans.

Jun 27, 2018

Beyoncé And Jay-Z: The World Is Going Apes##t For Their Vision Of Black Culture

Beyonce and Jay-Z are exporting their brand of Blackness around the world.

Jun 19, 2018

New Research Project Shows The Gentrification Of Hip-Hop Through Atlanta Rap Lyrics

Two students from Georgia State University are studying how hip-hop lyrics will serve as historical references.

Jun 15, 2018

Beleaf In Fatherhood: How Rapper Glen Henry Juggles His Career With Being A Stay-At-Home Dad

Glen Henry is a rapper who centers around fatherhood, we just got a big look from YouTube.

Jun 13, 2018

Fans Attending The Vans Warped Tour Pitch In To Clean Up Festival Grounds

Hundreds of fans will do some good this year, before they party at the Vans Warped Tour.

Jun 13, 2018

Here Is Why NFL Star Marcell Dareus Is Opening A New School In Haiti

NFL star Marcell Dareus will return to Haiti next week, where he will meet with the Prime Minister.

Jun 11, 2018

Philly’s Most Wanted Rapper ABH Exhibits How Cartoons Helped Him Escape From The Mean Streets

Veteran rapper ABH is showcasing another side of his creativity in new exhibit in L.A.

Jun 7, 2018

Rapper Dee-1 And Sallie Mae to Award a $25000 College Scholarship to High School Student

Sallie Mae leadership, employees, and educator-turned-hip-hop artist Dee-1 made the announcement on Sunday at the company's second annual 5K race.

Jun 4, 2018

An International Battle Heats Up To Free A Turkish Rapper Accused Of Promoting Drugs

Rapper Ezhel was arrested on pre-trial detention in May, accused of ‘publicly promoting drug use’ in his lyrics, music videos, and social media posts.

May 30, 2018

Gun Violence Survivors 4 Wheel City Will Not Let Their Disabilities Hold Them Back

Rappers Tapwaterz and Rickfire may have lost their ability to walk due to gun violence, but their voices are still being heard.

May 29, 2018

Rapper Dee-1 & Sallie Mae Host 5K Race To Help Fund College Scholarships

Dee-1 is helping out college students once again through his partnership with Sallie Mae.

May 29, 2018

What The Hell Is Unconscious Bias Training, And Will It Work For Starbucks?

Today, Common is helping Starbucks re-train their employees. But what exactly is he doing?

May 28, 2018

The Black Eyed Peas Aim For “Sweet” Results In New Tech Experiment With “Sugar Tokens”

The Black Eyed Peas have teamed with a tech company to offer fans a new digital token.

May 25, 2018

Nicki Minaj Giving Away More Financial Aid For College To Her Fans

Nicki Minaj is giving away more financial aid money to her fans so they can pay off their college debt. The reaction was tremendous!

May 13, 2018

Black Veg: How A Plant-Based Diet Saved Brooklyn Borough Prez, Eric L. Adams

The upcoming Black VegFest aims to revolutionize veganism this summer.

Apr 2, 2018

DJ Khaled’s “Keys To Social Change” Will Hand Out Tens-of-Thousands In Scholarships

DJ Khaled is giving away over $20,000 in scholarships to high-school and college students.

Mar 26, 2018

Why Public Enemy’s Song About TV Addiction Is More Relevant Today Than Ever

Public Enemy's classic 1988 song "Channel Zero" has more meaning today than when it first came out.

Mar 15, 2018

From A Symbol Of “Broken Britain” Grime Has Become A Voice For The Voiceless

Grime continues to provide a prominent voice of hope to those who feel that the political classes have forgotten about them.

Mar 8, 2018

Hip-Hop, Architecture, Intersects At Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

Michael Ford has combined his love of hip-hop and architecture, and now he's going to be teaching it to students.

Mar 8, 2018

Charles Barkley’s New Tech Deal Brings African-American History To Thousands Of Students

Sir Charles is about to school thousands of students in African-American history thanks to a new technology deal.

Mar 6, 2018

This Is Why “Black Panther” Will Inspire More Women In STEM Fields

A business professor from the University of Maryland explains how "Black Panther" is inspiring young African American girls.

Feb 14, 2018

Senegal’s Rappers Continue To “Cry From The Heart” For A More Just Society

Across the Atlantic, musicians in many African countries are in the vanguard of popular struggles, not only providing a symbolic soundtrack but marching on the front lines and leading social movements.

Feb 14, 2018

This Is How Trae Tha Truth’s Relief Gang Is Cleaning Up Texas

Trae Tha Truth is rebuilding Texas - literally - with the help of some famous friends.

Feb 7, 2018

This Is The Student Who Received $50,000 from Drake

Drake just gave some life-changing money to a student at the University of Miami.