New data shows unless something changes very fast, Millennials participation in the mid-terms is going to be super low.
A huge collection of artifacts once owned by Tupac Shakur are heading to a Museum in Philly.
A black-owned bank just launched a controversial new ad campaign celebrating the NFL protests.
One of the nation's biggest healthcare unions in the country helped fund an event featuring Dave East, G Herbo and others.
Literature and music go hand and hand. So why is music being silenced in the classrooms?
New research shows DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber and others are doing a hell of a job - promoting smoking.
Kanye West was at the White House today, and most people are trying to figure out just what the hell the point of the meeting was.
Kanye West has thrust the 13th Amendment back into the spotlight regarding slavery and prison. Is he right?
Here is some tips to keep you from short circuiting thanks to all this Trump nonsense.
A group of tourists were blasted with a water cannon after a racially charged incident in Miami.
Robert "The Vegas Don" Strawder is a hip-hop artist and a member of Digital Underground. He is running for House of Representatives on the Libertarian ticket.
A group of Democrats are sponsoring a bill to make education more affordable.
We asked a panel of Presidents from top universities some questions about freedom of speech, and its role on campus.
Common calls Trump Administration's failure to reunify families at the border a “humanitarian crisis”
The Cape region of South Africa is bubbling with rappers protesting Colonialism, Apartheid and inequality.
Antonio Delgado is a former rapper who is shaking up New York politics in a major way.
It’s easy to consume hip-hop as nothing more than entertainment. However, we should strive to engage hip-hop as a living and evolving culture that rhymes across national borders.
Belly is putting his money up to help fight president Trump's immigration policies.
Beyonce and Jay-Z are exporting their brand of Blackness around the world.
Havoc of the legendary hip-hop duo Mobb Deep discovered his roots via genealogy research and a trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Emmanuel Jal is an award-winning rapper from Sudan who just dropped a new release with his sister to celebrate World Refugee Day.
Two students from Georgia State University are studying how hip-hop lyrics will serve as historical references.
Murder accounted for 6.0% of deaths across the sample, but was the cause of 51% of deaths in rap musicians.
Even though there are worldwide sanctions on North Korea, and half the population is starving, The Supreme Leader and his family are known for their lust for luxury goods.
What makes art…art?
Professor Michael Eric Dyson has some thoughts on Kanye West ideology.
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.
Kanye West set social media into a frenzy this week when he bean tweeting out his support of Donald Trump...
Marvel’s had big hits before. But this feels like something different.
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.
Trae Tha Truth is rebuilding Texas - literally - with the help of some famous friends.
Mathew Knowles recent comments about Beyonce's light skin shows the longstanding issues of color amongst African-Americans.
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.
Senator Cory Booker has a new job. Read more.
For King, love was not sentimental. It demanded that individuals tell their oppressors what they were doing was wrong.
G Herbo is giving back to the city that raised him - "Terror Town"