A project between Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Columbia University is attempting to create the technology that will analyze keywords, phrases and even images and videos from rappers and gangs that are posted on public networks.
Michael Jordan announced that University of Michigan's Wolverines will be the first football team in history to officially rock the Jordan Brand during games.
NWA was active for only a few years, but their 1988 album Straight Outta Compton gave birth to West Coast gangsta rap – the controversial genre of music defined by its gritty depictions of inner-city street life.
An art project online strives to maintain the long-running relationship between the worlds of Hip-Hop and fine art, by pairing masters like Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet, next to verses from well-known rappers.
The Ferrari was Dre's car of choice to drive during a high-speed chase from the cops through Beverly Hills. The car from the movie could fetch up to $300k!!!
We did some digging, and found that rappers are promoting a myriad of products on Instagram. Everything from marijuana and liquor to fat burning creams are being pushed by your favorite rap stars. Take a look:
It is not a big deal now to see artists like Wiz Khalifa, Lil B, or Jaden Smith donning an article of clothing that was meant for a woman. In fact, the rappers are part of a genderless clothing trend that started in the mid-2000's.
Militant Islamist groups have a number of strategies for recruiting vulnerable young men to their cause. They produce videos, tap into social media and write fiery pamphlets with overblown rhetoric. But they’re also increasingly turning to poetry: with its rich vocabulary, the Arabic language lends itself easily to rhyme and rhythm, which can have a mesmerizing effect.
Damon Dash is what's known as a serial entrepreneur. Now, he is launching a new brand that will stream all of the content he produces. Is he heading for success?
A strain of weed Snoop Dogg helped make popular is catching on...could it be the replacement for Adderall??
StraightOuttacooperstown.tumblr.com is a new website that mashes up Hip-Hop artists with legendary baseball Hall of Famers. It's done visually, thanks to the magic of Photoshop. The creators of the site take old baseball cards and superimpose their favorite rap stars over the original players image to create a unique new mash-up.
Two people were killed at an After Party for OVO Fest. According to a new lawsuit, violence is nothing new for Drake or the club that hosted his party.
Tyga has a new gaming app out where he's trying to give away thousands of dollars.
Jay Z is not just a force in music. Now the mogul's business acumen is starting to rub off on one of the league's most high-profile stars, Dez Bryant!
Mayor Lester Taylor has made no secret of his hope to turn East Orange into a "destination city" for potential residents and visitors, and to help him achieve the goal, he brought in an entertainment pro.
If it weren't for Pete Rock's triumph over a battle with depression, one of Hip-Hop's greatest producers might not have been so great.
Drake is the Raptors Global Ambassador, and friend to athletes from LeBron James to Andrew Wiggins to Serena Williams. And in each of this week’s salvo he has embedded references to Toronto’s sports glory.
The digital age has made some of the most sensitive, private information available at the touch of a finger. We live in a time where every fleeting moment and passing thought can be exposed to the world, making the concept of privacy a thing of the past.
While Drake was dealing with issues surrounding Meek Mill, the rapper was also being targeted by the University of Kentucky and a leak of his NBA jerseys!
“Hardcore hip-hop” isn’t releasing yet another rhyme about cocaine and Glocks to titillate the American suburbs. Hardcore hip-hop is a...
Donald Trump is not an even president of the United States, but he is caused an international crisis of sorts already.
I had never heard of Tef Poe before that day. But here was this local artist, in the streets with the people, for real. I felt I needed to get to know him...
When an individual or business files for bankruptcy protection, there is a legal protection against outside litigation that goes into effect immediately and automatically upon the bankruptcy filing. Is Fif using this to protect himself?
Compared to their urban counterparts, it was easier for the suburban dealers to give up dealing because they didn’t really need the money. Their parents were able to provide for them, so for these teens, dealing was never meant to be a career. It was just another phase on their way to becoming successful adults, which they had no intention of jeopardizing.