education

Jun 21, 2018

UC Berkeley Students Teaching A Course On Frank Ocean’s Life

The life and times of Frank Ocean will be the subject of a new college course at UC Berkeley.

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Two students from Georgia State University are studying how hip-hop lyrics will serve as historical references.

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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.

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 28, 2018

Queen Latifah’s Alliance With Strayer Could Take The University To The Next Level

Strayer University has tapped legendary rap star Queen Latifah to teach students everything they need to know about the real world.

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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.

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.

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.

Nelly’s Face Removed From The School He Helped Create

Rap star Nelly has cut ties with the media Institute he helped found.

Jan 10, 2018

Mad Skillz Schooled Uncle Murda And Now He’s Schooling A Whole University This February

Mad Skillz recently schooled a New York rapper, and now he's going to do the same thing to students.

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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

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.

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.

Nov 21, 2017

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.

Nov 20, 2017

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.

Nov 13, 2017

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.

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.

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.