Hip-Hop

Jan 11, 2018

Do The Billboard Charts Reflect What You Listen To?

Do the Billboard charts really reflect the nation's tastes? One student says no.

Jan 10, 2018

G Herbo Returns To “Terror Town” To Inspire Local Students

G Herbo is giving back to the city that raised him - "Terror Town"

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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.

Jan 5, 2018

Tef Poe Heading To Theology School To Talk Tupac, God

Tef Poe, will co-instruct a course called "God and Tupac" this month.

Dec 28, 2017

Doctors Of Rhythm: Hip-Hop’s Greatest Producers Speak

A new book takes fans on a first-hand aural tour through many of Hip-Hop's most historic recording sessions.

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Dec 27, 2017

Meet Lewi, The “Sickest” Terminally Ill Rapper

Terminally Ill artist "Lewi" recently released his debut single.

Jay-Z Is Now An Official Term In The Financial World

Jay-Z was not lying when he said he was a "business, man."

Nipsey Hussle Goes Big With “Bold Like Kawhi” Gatorade Ad

Check out this ad for the Air Jordan Gatorade Collection with cameos by LaMarcus Aldridge and Nipsey Hussle.

Does Tyler The Creator Have The Best Album Of 2017?

A student from Eastern State University in Connecticut makes the case for Tyler the Creator having the best album of 2017.

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Dec 18, 2017

How Hip-Hop And Football Themed Card Game Is Reaching Kids

A veteran of the hip hop industry has lost a new card game to test critical thinking skills.

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Dec 18, 2017

Lil B – The Neuroscientist?

Lil B wants to go back to college, and he already has some offers if he is serious.

Dec 15, 2017

Your Local College May Be Fastest Path To A Record Deal

Forget about a major label. There may be a record deal waiting for you at your local college.

Dec 9, 2017

Big Pharma Settlement Money Funds Hip-Hop Tour To Fight Addiction

Big Pharma settlement money is being used to fund a hip-hop tour to combat drug addiction.

Dec 8, 2017

What Is Meek Mill’s Judge Hiding? Alot It Turns Out

A new investigation into Meek Mills judge just found a bunch of businesses and properties she failed to report.

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

DJ Jazzy Jeff Biohacks His Body To Makes Beats For A New Project

DJ Jazzy Jeff revolutionized the turntable. Now he's revolutionizing bio-engineering.

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 4, 2017

Scientists Get Treated Like Rap Stars At The Breakthrough Prize

The world's top scientists, and mathematicians were honored in a Swanky ceremony in San Francisco.

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

Book Offers A Glimpse Into The History Of Miami Hip-Hop

The history of Miami hip-hop is explored in this new book featuring rare interviews, photos and more.

Nov 29, 2017

Is Hip-Hop Really The Ultimate Gateway Drug?

Is hip-hop really to blame for the opioid crisis? One student weighs in.

Nov 28, 2017

Dr. Mary Bethune Reincarnated In Hit Hip-Hop Play

A student at Bethune-Cookman has set his sights on Broadway, and he's well on his way with his brand new play.

Nov 27, 2017

Powerful Criminal Justice Reform Organization Discusses Their Support For Meek Mill

Philly rapper Meek Mill is getting some important, powerful support from two political organizations.

Nov 27, 2017

A Breakdown Of Kendrick Lamar’s Fastest Verses

Kendrick Lamar is not only a dope lyricist, he can rhyme as fast as the best of them.

Nov 22, 2017

How The Death Of The Hip-Hop DJ Spawned The Superstar Rapper

There’s now a huge, awkward elephant in hip-hop culture’s room: the ghost of the DJ.

Nov 20, 2017

Three Reasons Why Ben Horowitz Dropped $70 Million Into Steve Stoute’s New Company UnitedMasters

Steve Stoute has a new company called UnitedMasters, which aims to take on the traditional music industry business model.

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 17, 2017

Shaq’s Rap Video Shot At Full Sail University With Rapper Bezz Believe Is Blowing Up

An unlikely pairing came about in an even stranger way. Check out how Bezz Believe and Shaq linked up.

Nov 15, 2017

Is Beat Leasing The New Way For Producers To Get Paid?

A number of producers are cutting out the middlemen and leasing their beats and finding big success in the process.

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.

Nov 10, 2017

These Are The Five Goals Malik Yusef Accomplished This Year

Spoken Word Artist Malik Yusef hit all of his key goals this year. Take a look at what he is up to.

Nov 10, 2017

Nipsey Hussle Is Getting Behind A New Cryptocurrency. Will He Find Success?

Nipsey Hussle is putting up his cash and investing in a new form of money.

Nov 7, 2017

Killer Mike Has Big Plans For SWAG In 2018

Killer Mike is doing his thing with his SWAG barbershops. Check out his plans for 2018.

Nov 2, 2017

It’s Not Just Grime – Council Estates Produce All Sorts Of Art

The roots of the U.K.'s “hood” aesthetic can be traced back to the hip hop culture that emerged from marginalized communities in America.