Hip-Hop

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Donald Glover And The State Of “Black Genius”

Music has been one of the few arenas in which African-Americans have been afforded genius status. The locus for this shift is hip-hop.

May 25, 2018

Nicki Minaj Giving Away More Financial Aid For College To Her Fans

Nicki Minaj is giving away more financial aid money to her fans so they can pay off their college debt. The reaction was tremendous!

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May 24, 2018

MC Kidd.T Gave Up College To Pursue His Dream Of Being A Rapper

Read up on a new buzzing rapper coming straight outta Chiraq.

May 24, 2018

A Look At The Players On ‘The Rap Of China’

Take a look at some of the influential participants on the internationally known reality show "The Rap Of China."

May 24, 2018

WATCH: Lil Pump Makes TV Debut With ‘Esskeetit’ On ‘Fallon’

Lil Pump made his first television performance on Wednesday night during an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon....

May 14, 2018

Rap And Gown: Hip-Hop Artists As Commencement Speakers

In recent years, colleges and universities have begun to see commencement as an opportunity to book rappers!

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May 2, 2018

Rap Music’s Path From Pariah To Pulitzer

The story of hip-hop is one of rebellion, attempts at censorship and, finally, artistic acceptance.

Meet The Guys Who Brought Sexy Limo Scene To Life In “Bartier Cardi”

Rap superstar latest to use Paintscaping's powerful tool.

Rich The Kid Chin Checks Lil Uzi Vert With “Dead Friends” Diss

Rich The Kid is going after Lil Uzi with a new diss track.

Mar 26, 2018

Why Public Enemy’s Song About TV Addiction Is More Relevant Today Than Ever

Public Enemy's classic 1988 song "Channel Zero" has more meaning today than when it first came out.

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Mar 16, 2018

“Atlanta” Season 2, Episode 3: The Songs You Need To Know

Donald Glover curates some of the best Hip-Hop during each episode of his hit series, "Atlanta." Check out this week's dopest tracks!

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Mar 15, 2018

From A Symbol Of “Broken Britain” Grime Has Become A Voice For The Voiceless

Grime continues to provide a prominent voice of hope to those who feel that the political classes have forgotten about them.

Mar 14, 2018

In Philly, It’s “Training Day” For Real When It Comes To The Cops…Just Ask Meek Mill

Read the story of some Philly cops with connections to the Hip-Hop game...

Mar 8, 2018

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.

Mar 7, 2018

Analyzing Stan: What Emimen’s Superfan Can Tell Us About Mental Health

We wanted to explore Stan’s mental health and how his early childhood neglect and psychological trauma may have contributed to chemical changes in his brain.

Mar 6, 2018

New Play Brings Homer’s Odyssey To Chiraq

Two internationally-known brothers who specialize in reinterpreting Shakespeare, are putting a Twist on Homer's "Odyssey."

Feb 16, 2018

Lil Xan Gets Sober And Changes His Mission

Lil Xan wants to change his image but can he do it with this name?

Feb 15, 2018

Meet The Swedish Producer Who Went To Africa To Score “Black Panther” Movie

Director Ryan Coogler tapped his go-to composer Ludwig Göransson to come up With "Black Panther" music.

Feb 15, 2018

T.I. Is After The “Mulaah” With Investment In New App

More than an app, Mulaah is a well designed, personalized mobile system that allows smartphone users to customize their device, including themes, apps, icons, and games.

Feb 14, 2018

Senegal’s Rappers Continue To “Cry From The Heart” For A More Just Society

Across the Atlantic, musicians in many African countries are in the vanguard of popular struggles, not only providing a symbolic soundtrack but marching on the front lines and leading social movements.

Feb 7, 2018

New App Spotlite Turns College Students Into A&R’s

A new app called Spotlite wants to harness the power of students, and where to find the next big thing in music.

Feb 7, 2018

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.

Jan 30, 2018

The Word’: An Obscure Protest Song That Still Holds Relevance 32 Years Later

The better protest songs are the universal ones that still remain relevant years after they were first released. “The Word”, a forgotten gem which was written and recorded in 1985 by The Junkyard Band, is a fine example.

Jan 29, 2018

Pablo Escobar’s Luxury Villa Could Be The Spot For Rappers

Rappers may has their newest location to shoot videos, thanks to Pablo Escobar.

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"

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.

Dec 27, 2017

Meet Lewi, The “Sickest” Terminally Ill Rapper

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

Dec 26, 2017

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

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

Dec 22, 2017

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.

Dec 19, 2017

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.

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.

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.