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Dec 5, 2017

LeBron James’ I Promise School Chronicled in New Docu-Series

LeBron James new school in Akron Ohio will be the subject of a docu-series.

Dec 5, 2017

Armin van Buuren Transforms From DJ To Teacher With New Class

The DJ will provide unprecedented insight into dance music in his first ever online class on MasterClass.com

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Dec 4, 2017

Hip-Hop Loving Professor Is Donating $2 Million To Clemson

A professor at Clemson is planning on giving his entire estates' savings over to the University.

Dec 1, 2017

Be Smart: Just Liking Racist Posts Can Get You Suspended

A group of students in the Bay Area are learning the hard way that racism online doesn't pay off.

Dec 1, 2017

Students Around The Country Walk Out Of Class To Protest Trump’s Bad Tax Bill

Students around the country are pissed at Donald Trump, Republicans and a tax bill winding its way through Congress.

Nov 30, 2017

Columbia College Chicago Offers New Hip-Hop Studies Minor – Here Are The Details

Columbia College Chicago is offering up an interesting new minor in hip-hop studies. Check out all the details.

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Nov 29, 2017

Elementary Genocide: The Board of Education vs. The Board of Incarceration

Award-winning filmmaker Raheem Shabazz has released new installments of his documentary exploring the school-to-prison pipeline.

Chance the Rapper’s Tax Speech To Students Right On Time

Chance the Rapper had some very wise advice for students during a surprise appearance.

DJ Khaled Helped A College Student Get A Year Of Free Tuition

A student who completed an insane challenge for DJ Khaled is getting his just due. Check it out.

English Course Is Using Jay-Z Lyrics To Breakdown Stereotypes

Jay-Z's lyrics are being decoded by students at SVSU to shatter stereotypes about Hip-Hop.

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Nov 13, 2017

9th Wonder Building A New Hip-Hop Movement With NCCU

Producer 9th Wonder is working with his alma mater, North Carolina Central University, to build a new repository for Hip-Hop.

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Oct 31, 2017

Atlanta Educator Wants To Teach “Gifted” Students How To Be “Lit”

A new series of DVDs uses Hip Hop to teach students critical learning skills.

Oct 18, 2017

GZA Checks Anyone Who Thinks “Dark Matter’ Will Be A “Nerdy” Album

GZA Checks Anyone Who Thinks "Dark Matter' Will Be A "Nerdy" Album

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 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.

Sep 26, 2017

This Love & Hip Hop Star Just Earned A Business Degree

A cast member of Love & Hip Hop" who was frequently embroiled in beef, is off the show and pursuing her education.

Sep 26, 2017

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.

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.

Jul 31, 2017

Does Smoking Weed Really Lead To Lower Grades?

Will your grades are really suffering if you decide to smoke some pot? A new study says yes...

Jul 26, 2017

Is Gucci Mane The Most Inspirational Man On Twitter?

Gucci Mane has managed to overcome major hurdles in his career and stay positive at the same damn time...

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 11, 2017

Harvard Student Obasi Shaw Delivers A Dope Hip-Hop Thesis On Black America For Harvard

Although Obasi Shaw doubted that students, staff, nor the university would believe in his project, he pressed on and fought for his vision.

Jul 5, 2017

Steve Stoute Reveals How He Learned To Be Fearless, Win Awards and Make Millions

Steve Stoute wanted more to be more than a manager or the top executive at someone else's business, so he leaped into the unknown...

Jul 4, 2017

Student’s Amazing Hip-Hop Dissertation Earns Him A Teaching Job At University Of Virginia

Songs from A.D. Carson's dissertation went viral, and faculty members at the University of Virginia were listening.

Jul 3, 2017

Now You Can Go To College To Be A Social Media Star

You could get Insta-famous from almost anything; you’re not necessarily “vain” or a dumb person if you chose to major in this...

Jun 19, 2017

This Hip-Hop Album Cover Cost A Former Student His Job At A Christian College

Another college in Indiana took action against an employee, over a hip-hop album cover and posted a Facebook page.

Jun 17, 2017

Game College: Professor Ken Explains Why You Should Choose Prosperity Over Popularity

Professor Ken’s reveals his rules for “prosperity over popularity"...

Jun 14, 2017

Spanish Golfer Jon Rahm Learned English Listening to This Classic Hip-Hop Song

Spanish golfer Jon Rahm did not learn English in a conventional way per se. He credits one of his biggest language influences as none other than Kendrick Lamar.

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 30, 2017

Here Are 4 Tips For Indie Rappers to Find Success, From An Indie Rapper

According to rising rapper Christian Vind, starting a career in music comes with the same headaches as launching any new business...

May 24, 2017

#WCW: Muhire Kwizera and K’yal Bannister Of Spelman College

Just last weekend, two superb students graduated as co-valedictorians for the Spellman Class of 2017.

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 16, 2017

Could XXXtentation Be Planning A Career With Sign Language?

Sometimes it feels like social media only produces bullshit, but this is actually a solid educational moment...