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Hennessy Shelling Out $10 Million Dollars To Help Graduate Students Succeed

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund just revealed its first-ever corporate HBCU graduate program.

Apr 16, 2019

The Importance of Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle was far more than a rapper. He was an icon in every sense of the word.

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Apr 9, 2019

How Social Media Is Helping Big Tobacco Hook A New Generation Of Smokers

Tobacco companies have always had a knack for finding creative ways to skirt regulations intended to curb marketing to young people.

Mar 30, 2019

College Admission Scandal Grew Out Of A System That Was Ripe For Corruption

Is anyone who has gone through this system really that surprised over the college admissions scandal?

Mar 20, 2019

Rap Legend Kurtis Blow Returns To The Hip-Hop Church To Save Souls

The rap legend is also an ordained minister who is using hip-hop to promote the values of Jesus Christ.

Mar 14, 2019

Why Paris Is The Perfect City To Introduce Breakdancing To The Olympics

Can the art of breaking make it to the Olympic stage?

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Mar 8, 2019

Don’t Be Fooled By Fake Images And Videos Online

Sometimes you cannot believe anything you see or hear, thanks to artificial intelligence.

Narcissists Aren’t Just Annoying, They Are Also Extremely Dangerous

Being able to recognize the different types of the destructive people in your life will help you get on the fast track to success.

What HBCU Will Give You The Best Career? Use The Social Mobility Index” To Find The Answer

Don't just go for name recognition when there's some data to help you choose a school.

Harvard Handpicked Lil Pump To Deliver The Commencement Address

The rap star will join a list of notables who have delivered the commencement speech at Harvard.

Feb 18, 2019

Gary Clarke Jr: The Real Life Guitar Hero 

The Gary Clark Jr. live experience is so bonkers that, frankly, he’ll never be at risk of falling off.

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Feb 18, 2019

Tackling the High Cost of Student Loan Debt

There’s no way around it: Americans are drowning in student loan debt, collectively owing $1.5 trillion. Rising college costs mean that number isn’t likely to drop much in the next few decades.

Feb 10, 2019

How SoundCloud Shaped The 2019 Grammy Awards

Check out some interesting facts several of the artist nominated for Grammys, and how they launched their careers on SoundCloud.

Jan 25, 2019

The Odd Worlds Of NASCAR and Black History Collide With Brehanna Daniels and Dorothy Steel

Brehanna Daniels, the first African-American woman on a NASCAR pit crew, and 93-year-old Black Panther actress Dorothy Steel will celebrate African-American history together this month.

Jan 8, 2019

Rapper King Nyne Links With A High School Student To Raise Awareness Against Bullying and Teen Suicide

Rapper King Nyne tapped a high school student to stop bullying and reduce teen suicide.

Jan 4, 2019

Spelman Has $86 Million Reasons Why It Could Be The New Center Of Student Innovation

Spelman just received a $30 million-dollar gift to help complete a new center of innovation for students.

Dec 11, 2018

Bigga Rankin Has A Plan To Think Its A Game Records To Another Level

“Bigga Rankin” as the label’s new Senior VP of A&R.

Dec 6, 2018

Lil Jesse Beats Cancer And Uses Hip-Hop To Give Back This Christmas

Rapper Lil Jesse beat cancer and now he's giving his time back to the local community in Houston.

Dec 5, 2018

Podcasts To Listen To: Career Cloud Radio And The Best Job Search Podcasts

Here are a few podcasts to listen to if you're looking for a new job or looking to change careers.

Dec 3, 2018

Jay-Z Is Backing A New Plant-Based Movement Called “The Greenprint”

The Greenprint is a movement inspiring today's generation to lean more toward plants than any other in history.

Nov 29, 2018

Hip-Hop And HIV – One Rap Song’s Positive Message Still Holds True

The narrative in “Positive” centers on a tormented soul as he deals with the angst of awaiting an HIV test result.

Nov 26, 2018

Carita Cole Refuses To Take A Backseat In The Music Industry

Carita Cole is a multi talented singer, rapper and songwriter with a powerful message.

Nov 24, 2018

How to Recognize and Avoid College Scholarship Scams

Here are some things to look for to avoid being scammed out of your loot.

Nov 20, 2018

Wait, What? Scholarships Are Taxable?

Scholarship's can be very helpful if you earn one, but some come with strings attached.

Nov 19, 2018

Here Is How Eminem’s Publisher Is Supporting Deaf Rappers And Musicians

Eminem's publishing company is putting on an interesting event called "The Deaf and Loud Symphonic Experience."

Nov 16, 2018

The SpotiFive: Friday November 15 – City Girls, Belly Squad and More

Check out some new music from City Girls and Cardi B, Belly Squad, Mal & Quill and more.

Nov 14, 2018

Skip The Drugs. Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine

You need to start laughing more if you want to feel better, and here are the reasons why.

Nov 8, 2018

These Are Trying Times. Here Are 5 Tips To Reduce Your Stress

Getting through tough times can be stressful, so here are some great tips to help you make it through.

Oct 19, 2018

Art Is Imitating Life For “Empire” Star Rekkhan

Rapper Rekkhan has gained fame as an actor on the hit TV show Empire, but he has a buzzing rap career in real-life.

Sep 14, 2018

Meet The Young Musicians Who Powered T.I.’s Tiny Desk Concert

T.I. personally invited the Atlanta Music Project musicians to perform with him, following an introduction to the organization by Cricket Wireless.

Sep 14, 2018

What Happens When Rappers Grow Up?

We are lucky enough to have seen the transformation of many rappers as they've gotten older, and we watched them grow up in front of our eyes.

Sep 13, 2018

Here’s How A Car Free Life Can Save You Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars Each Year

If you're looking to own a car, you might want to read this article and think twice.

Sep 3, 2018

Mona Haydar: How Suicide Helped Start Her Rap Career

Mona is a musician, poet, activist, public speaker, wife, mother, who recently got her Master's in Christian Ethics and Theology at Union Theological Seminary.

Aug 31, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About City Girls

The City Girls have some serious buzz. Here's what you need to know.

Aug 28, 2018

Five Ways You Can Save Some Extra Cash This School Year

Sometimes having extra cash is hard to come by during the school year. Follow these tips and you might end up with a little extra loot.

Aug 23, 2018

The Average American Works More Than A Medieval Peasant

Are you working too hard? It's time to take a vacation and not feel bad about it.