Graffiti art is getting a good look in Rochester, New York thanks to one entrepreneur.
Forgotten records we often find in the dingiest of places can contain alternative perspectives and social commentary on particular movements, epochs or historical events.
The Cape region of South Africa is bubbling with rappers protesting Colonialism, Apartheid and inequality.
Kendrick Lamar is one of the most respected spitters in the game. But how much do you really know about him?
The term world music may have been a useful way to signpost non-Western music to listeners who had previously only known performers from the UK and US.
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.
All around the world, police are cracking down on rap videos, but are they stifling free speech and expression?
What makes art…art?
Veteran rapper ABH is showcasing another side of his creativity in new exhibit in L.A.
Chinese Americans play an important role in hip-hop and a new exhibit highlights their accomplishments.
At first glance, one may think Kanye's new album is named after him. But it's a little deeper than that.
Drake's potential baby mama is way more than a big butt and a smile
London is testing a new way for street performers to accept payments.
Music has been one of the few arenas in which African-Americans have been afforded genius status. The locus for this shift is hip-hop.
The story of hip-hop is one of rebellion, attempts at censorship and, finally, artistic acceptance.
Two internationally-known brothers who specialize in reinterpreting Shakespeare, are putting a Twist on Homer's "Odyssey."
Rappers may has their newest location to shoot videos, thanks to Pablo Escobar.
Mad Skillz recently schooled a New York rapper, and now he's going to do the same thing to students.
Vic Mensa explains his passion for tattoos.
The DJ will provide unprecedented insight into dance music in his first ever online class on MasterClass.com
The history of Miami hip-hop is explored in this new book featuring rare interviews, photos and more.
A student at Bethune-Cookman has set his sights on Broadway, and he's well on his way with his brand new play.
Kendrick Lamar is not only a dope lyricist, he can rhyme as fast as the best of them.
Check out this new golden, Louis Vuitton toilet, which will make you feel like the king or queen of the thone.
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.
These are the bold women changing the sound of Brazilian favela funk.
It may sound hard to believe, but there was a time where the concept of "race" did not even exist. Read on.
The "Sway in the Morning" show is paying it forward and helping some students advance their careers.
Russell The Backpack Kid is a 15 year old "who looks seven" who wants to change the world.
2 Chainz breaks down the double meaning of the song, which highlights the difference between the Trap Music and more traditional styles of rap...
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.
Swearing in pop culture can diminish the taboo status of swear words, rendering them less offensive.
A group of students at Syracuse have challenged David Crosby’s assessment of Kanye West, with their new house band Some of The Lights.
Tattoos you can listen to are finally here
It took Brazilian artist Iaco one minute to whip out a can of spray paint and write “doria” seven times...
So far, 2016 has been good to rapper Desiigner. But will he stand the test of time? The critics are already taking note of the similarities between Young Thug, Future and Desiigner’s flows.