Culture

Aug 23, 2018

Michelle Obama’s Trainer Wants You To Find “Fitness Fountain of Youth”

Did you eat at too many BBQ's this summer? Michelle Obama's personal trainer wants to help you get fit again.

Aug 23, 2018

The Average American Works More Than A Medieval Peasant

Are you working too hard? It's time to take a vacation and not feel bad about it.

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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 21, 2018

Is Giving Away Weed The Next Trend In Live Performances?

One comedian is taking advantage of a new law that allows adults to give each other marijuana legally.

Aug 20, 2018

A Public Relations Degree Takes Howard Alum To Hollywood

Landrie Hatcher is putting his Public Relations degree to work for him in Hollywood.

Aug 8, 2018

Are You Living A Double Life On Social Media? The Data Says Yes

Social media is a world of Illusions. Most Americans are straight fronting according to the data.

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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.

World Music: A Defunct Label In A Globalized World Of Sounds

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.

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.

The SpotiFive: Five Hip-Hop Songs From Drake’s “Scorpion”

Drake releases a classic hip-hop album with his 5th LP, "Scorpion."

Jun 26, 2018

Amber Rose Wants You To Have A Party In Your Mouth With New Vape Pens

Amber Rose's new vape pens also come with some groundbreaking technology.

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Jun 25, 2018

A Trip To The Smithsonian Helped Mobb Deep’s Havoc Connect With His African Roots

Havoc of the legendary hip-hop duo Mobb Deep discovered his roots via genealogy research and a trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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 18, 2018

From Big Butts To Big Houses: “Baby Got Back” Rapper Sir-Mix-Alot Flips Houses

Sir Mix-A-Lot has made over $100 million dollars from one hit single. And he's investing it wisely.

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 14, 2018

Could Gamification Be The Next Way To Discover Hits? New App Beat Fever Says Yes

A new app aims to completely change the way artist Market their music to get hit records.

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 12, 2018

Kim Jong-Un Is Living Larger Than Any Rapper, Even Diddy

Even though there are worldwide sanctions on North Korea, and half the population is starving, The Supreme Leader and his family are known for their lust for luxury goods.

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 8, 2018

The SpotiFive: Five Hip-Hop Songs – Friday June 8

Mozzy, Tyler the Creator, Future and Lil Wayne all dropped heat this week.

Jun 8, 2018

New Exhibit Tackles Stereotypes And Showcases Chinese Americans Role In Hip-Hop

Chinese Americans play an important role in hip-hop and a new exhibit highlights their accomplishments.

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 6, 2018

Toki Wright Bringing Hip-Hop Business To Berklee’s Professional Music Department

Good news for fans of Hip Hop who are seeking education about the business.

Jun 5, 2018

Could Kanye West’s “Ye” Album Be Causing A New Drug Epidemic?

Kanye West's new album contains references to an obscure drug, that is now exploding in popularity.

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.

Jun 4, 2018

This Is The Secret Meaning Behind Kanye West’s New Album Title

At first glance, one may think Kanye's new album is named after him. But it's a little deeper than that.

Jun 1, 2018

The Top Lil Rappers Are Making Big Impact On Spotify But Its The Unknowns You Want To Hear

Lil Wayne, Lil Wop Lil Dicky, Lil Pump.... the list of "Lil" rappers is huge. Here are the ones making the biggest difference.

Jun 1, 2018

Rick Ross Gives Up Five Really Valuable Tips So You Can Be The Biggest Boss

Last week, Wale made an announcement that he signed with Warner Bros. Records and is no longer an artist signed to Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group.

May 31, 2018

New Digital License Plates Will Be Cool But Will The Government Be Watching Us?

Sacramento, California is the first city in the United States to test digital license plates. Things could get interesting.

May 31, 2018

Will These Lab Made Diamonds Finally Be Good Enough For Rappers?

De Beers just announced a new company specializing in making lab made diamonds. Will rappers take to it?

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.