education

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...

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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.

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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...

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.

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

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

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 14, 2017

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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...

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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...

May 2, 2017

Telecoms At War Over Streaming But Drake is The Winner – For Now

The success of artists like Drake, The Weeknd and others could be a risk thanks to new Internet laws...

Apr 29, 2017

This Is How Rapper YDS Used Loyola’s Studio To Jumpstart His Career

Rapper YDS has some skills and he's honing them at Loyola...

Apr 28, 2017

DJ Khaled Is Helping Over 20,000 Students Go To College

DJ Khaled helped over 20,000 students figure out how to go to college. Read this...

Apr 26, 2017

Black Students Take on President Donald Trump In A Fight For Education

Black students have had enough of Donald Trump, so a protest is going down...

Apr 24, 2017

Former President Barack Obama Gets Real With Students In His First Speech Since Leaving Office

President Obama explains all the challenges he had as student after he graduated.

Nov 7, 2016

Three Ways DJ Khaled Is Helping Students Prepare For College

DJ Khaled’s Snapchat is used for way more than just talking the latest music. In addition to letting users get a glimpse into what it's like to be a superstar producer/mobile, DJ Khaled has decided to do something good for the millions of followers he has as the "king of Snapchat.”

Mar 16, 2016

University of Phoenix Student Defends Her Degree

Some people think getting a degree from the University of Phoenix is a joke. But it's not if you ask this student. And thousands of others!

Feb 16, 2016

KRS-One Giving up the Knowledge on Objective Knowing and Conciseness

Listen as KRS-One tries to help develop consciousness and critical thinking skills for the students at VSU.

Jan 12, 2016

Jadakiss Speaks on WHY Arts and Music Budgets Keep Getting Reduced

It's not about education...It's about the Business of Education. Jadakiss describes why he feels the system is currently failing students.

Jan 11, 2016

Kanye West Unleashes a Stream of Consiousness on the Oxford Guild

Listen to Kanye West's featured speech to the students at the Oxford Guild. The audience was hyper focused as "Yeezy" dropped some gems on em'.

Dec 14, 2015

RhymeFest Closes Out the Extra Credit Awards at NYU

This week RyhmeFest was the featured performer to close out the Extra Credit Awards at NYU. The event featured some inspiring ways to incorporate Hip-Hop into everyday education.

Dec 14, 2015

Justice Scalia’s Inaccurate Comments About Black Students Even “Shocked” Donald Trump

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s suggestion during a hearing of oral arguments for the case of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin that African-American students do not benefit from attending more academically rigorous colleges is at odds with empirical research on the subject, according to researchers at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (Georgetown Center).

Dec 12, 2015

Brain Scientists Create Tips So You Can Ace Your Final Exams

Before you get to go home, party, chill, hang out with your family friends or whatever, you first have to get through those dreaded final exams for the fall semester. If you prefer a more scientific approach to studying as opposed to cramming, or rereading the same chapters over and over take a look at these tips below.

Dec 10, 2015

White Student Unions Driven By Fear…If They Are Real…

Lightning rod issues like affirmative action, as well as the protests staged by groups like Black Lives Matter, have some white students feeling threatened.

Dec 7, 2015

DJ Sassy of Japan Explains The Impact of Hiroshima and How Hip-Hop Has Changed Things

"And after 9/11, I lived close to A U.S. Navy base and a U.S. Army base in Japan. And the jets started flying overhead, and I started remembering my mother's story. Then, I thought it was going to become a war and I was very scared." Japanese DJ, DJ Sassy