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Sep 5, 2019

Trippie Redd, Lil Tecca, PUSHA T “Grind” It Out For Students This Year

A number of top rappers are heading out on the road to kick off the new school year on the Find Your Grind college tour.

Sep 3, 2019

Aaron Cole’s Rising Success Is “Not By Chance”

The rapper drops off a new album for gospel legend TobyMac's label Gotee Records.

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Aug 2, 2019

Check Out Marvel’s New Team Of Super Heroes: The Fresh-Men

AXE & Marvel collaborate to create a new team Of super heroes: The Fresh-Men. The comic includes a complementary soundtrack, The Fresh-Men Mixtape, produced in partnership with Mass Appeal.

Jul 27, 2019

Rapping Math Professor Chad Rico Assigns Next Four Lessons With New Single Releases from “12 Weeks of Summer”

Chad has been dropping his special form of musical arithmetic all summer and has just announced four new single homework assignments to keep his fans committed to the groove.

Jul 23, 2019

Common Explains How His Team Shaped His New Album “Let Love”

Common is gearing up to release his highly-anticipated album let love. In this interview, he explains how working with his team made the difference.

Jul 18, 2019

Artist Tony Peralta Explains How “Visual Learning” Turned His Life Around

Tony struggled as a student in school, but now he runs his own successful art gallery in Manhattan.

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Jul 15, 2019

Jadakiss’ New Artist Millyz Was Schooled On The Streets Of Cambridge

Jadakiss' new artist Millyz had a rough start, in the shadow of two of the world's most storied learning institutions.

Choosey And Exile’s Chemistry Is Undeniable On “Black Beans”

"Black Beans" captures the feeling of the beautiful struggle while navigating life's potholes throughout sunny Southern California.

Meet Opera Singer Turned Rapper Troop Brand

Troop Brand came up in the Church and was a real opera singer. Now he brings his talents to the genre of HIp-Hop.

Tips to Tackle Your Financial Goals With Confidence

Learning to handle money is no easy task, but with these tips you'll be up to speed in no time.

Apr 24, 2019

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.

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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.

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?

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.

Mar 1, 2019

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.

Mar 1, 2019

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.

Feb 25, 2019

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.

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.