Forgotten records we often find in the dingiest of places can contain alternative perspectives and social commentary on particular movements, epochs or historical events.
Uncle Luke has had an amazing career, and now he will be the subject of a new documentary series.
It is clear that in both the past and present, blackface engages in representational violence by drawing on antiblack stereotypes.
Travis Scott, YG and more drop off some banging hip-hop this week.
Coping with death is not easy. Fat Joe explains how he pulled himself out of depression after the death of Big Pun.
The Cape region of South Africa is bubbling with rappers protesting Colonialism, Apartheid and inequality.
Tom Morello and Vic Mensa deliver fire, Denzel Curry links with gold link & More this week in new music.
Kendrick Lamar is one of the most respected spitters in the game. But how much do you really know about him?
Pioneering Native American rapper Litefoot and his wife Carmen have a new brand called native business.
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.
Struggling to find your path? Let one of the greatest businessmen in history give you some advice.
Australia home to a diverse and successful range of women in hip hop. Here are five artists at the peak of their craft.
21 Savage & G Herbo, P.Lo and more check in with new music this week.
Alex Da Kid recently partnered with Spotify and IBM to find the artist to be on his new song.
Antonio Delgado is a former rapper who is shaking up New York politics in a major way.
Check out some of the dopest hip-hop singles that dropped today.
Thanks to the rise of social media, and sometimes a lack of parental guidance, young people turn to social media in search of answers and guidance. J. Prince has some better ideas.
Taliwhoah talks about her musical influences, afro-caribbean roots and how she got her name.
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.
It looks like this week in Hip-Hop is going to be great. Future dropped a surprise album, and there is new music from Meek Mill, Young Buck and others.
Newcomer Stoney Dudebro wants to take his place amongst the great weed rappers.
Belly is putting his money up to help fight president Trump's immigration policies.
All around the world, police are cracking down on rap videos, but are they stifling free speech and expression?
Marshmello and Juicy J have linked up to drop a sign language version of their video "You Can Cry" for their hearing impaired fans.
Drake releases a classic hip-hop album with his 5th LP, "Scorpion."
Florida rapper XXXTentacion was not around long, but he leaves a lasting impact.
Vevo Recently Announced Lil Xan as Latest LIFT Artist
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.
Emmanuel Jal is an award-winning rapper from Sudan who just dropped a new release with his sister to celebrate World Refugee Day.
Check out this article with a "playlist" of features on some great black musicians you need to know.
Two students from Georgia State University are studying how hip-hop lyrics will serve as historical references.
Murder accounted for 6.0% of deaths across the sample, but was the cause of 51% of deaths in rap musicians.
Sir Mix-A-Lot has made over $100 million dollars from one hit single. And he's investing it wisely.
Jay Rock & J. Cole, 2 Chainz, and even Christina Aguilera check in with some banging hip-hop cuts this week.
Glen Henry is a rapper who centers around fatherhood, we just got a big look from YouTube.
Are venues being racist when they selectively enforce dress codes?