An unlikely pairing came about in an even stranger way. Check out how Bezz Believe and Shaq linked up.
A number of producers are cutting out the middlemen and leasing their beats and finding big success in the process.
Jay-Z's lyrics are being decoded by students at SVSU to shatter stereotypes about Hip-Hop.
Producer 9th Wonder is working with his alma mater, North Carolina Central University, to build a new repository for Hip-Hop.
Spoken Word Artist Malik Yusef hit all of his key goals this year. Take a look at what he is up to.
Nipsey Hussle is putting up his cash and investing in a new form of money.
Killer Mike is doing his thing with his SWAG barbershops. Check out his plans for 2018.
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.
A UK rapper is marrying hip-hop and particle physics, through an official partnership with CERN.
The first single off the untitled EP exudes $kinny’s enigmatic style.
A new series of DVDs uses Hip Hop to teach students critical learning skills.
Spotify is launching its first-ever documentary short, which showcases the power of music to unite against social and political injustice.
Mumble rap - the most recent art form of rapping - or arguably the art of not rapping.
Black youth appear to strengthen their solidarity and identity by using the n-word as an in-group term.
Russell Simmons' close friendship with President Donald Trump paid off for Wu-Tang's Method Man
Is Lonzo Ball a good rapper or not?
Timati is a famous rapper over in Russia. And he's paying tribute to the country's leader this month, with a hamburger.
Gucci Mane's life is the inspiration behind a 12-session course using "hip-hop therapy" to keep students straight.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is happy with her nickname and she even knows a little bit about Biggie Smalls!
Hip-hop has always drawn strongly and creatively from existing music, and it is this ethos that anchors its cultural value. It’s therefore not surprising that hip hop has a complex history of bootlegging.
A cast member of Love & Hip Hop" who was frequently embroiled in beef, is off the show and pursuing her education.
A student whose dissertation went viral this summer is using hip-hop to teach his new class.
Variety just launched the "Hollyweed Impact List," which highlights the top celebrities who are making moves in the cannabis business.
If you are a budding rapper, how do you know which region will produce the most return on investment (ROI)?
After seeing the success of fellow Long Beach natives like Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg and DPG, Randall Pich knew he could make it as well.
SoundCloud has been popular with users and successful in terms of its cultural contribution, but it has never been good with money.
M.I.A. is increasingly becoming the festival to catch some of the best New hip-hop talents before they cross over to mainstream success.
Montana State University will examine the relationship between hip-hop music and the criminal justice system.
Wiz Khalifa is and of many sides, and this is a dive into each of them.
A legendary Civil Rights organization founded by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. hopes to get new members using Hip-Hop music
While many people struggle to look past the profanity, materialism, and high-risk messages often celebrated within mainstream rap music, hip hop culture at its core, is built on values of social justice, peace, respect, self-worth, community, and having fun.
Drake really loves the city of Houston.
Vince Staples is one of the more talented, and interesting new rappers to come along. Check out some of his obsessions...
DMX says it's not his responsibility to be a role model. Is he right or wrong?
Should YFN Lucci be considered in the same breath as Andre 3000 or T.I.?
Black people are depositing their money into black owned banks like crazy, after Killer Mike's call to action...