Crime

May 15, 2019

Is Jussie Smollett’s Career Permanently Damaged Now That Empire Is Canceled?

Reputation management expert Ryan McCormick checks in with CollegeHipHop to explain why Jussie Smollett's career is over.

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?

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Mar 26, 2019

College Cheating Scandal Shows Why Elite Colleges Should Use A Lottery To Admit Students

Activists have been complaining about the current system for years. Do they have a better way?

Mar 19, 2019

Jussie Smollett Attack: Why Americans Outrage First and Ask Questions Later

Does the Jussie Smollett issue "point" to a deeper problem with our thinking?

Mar 12, 2019

Fyre Debacle Shows How Smaller Acts Can Get Burned In Modern Music Economy

The Fyre Festival was more than just a scam. It also shows how hard it can be for artists to make a living in the new music economy.

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.

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Feb 25, 2019

Stay Woke When You’re Having Sex: Nonconsensual Porn Is Becoming A Real Problem

A growing trend could put your reputation at risk and your sex life on the Internet.

Rap Music And Threats Of Violence: A Case For The Supreme Court To Decide

A little-known rapper from Pittsburgh is testing the Supreme Court's limits regarding the right to free speech, in a big way.

Child Abuse Non-Profit Offers The Music Industry Advice On How To Stop The Next R. Kelly

A nationally-known nonprofit organization has some advice for the music industry in the wake of the R. Kelly scandal.

Van Jones Is Ready For Prison Reform With Meek Mill & Jay-Z’s REFORM Alliance

Van Jones is on board to lead Jay-Z and Meek Mill's REFORM Alliance.

Jul 2, 2018

Making Music Videos Is Not A Criminal Activity – No Matter What Genre

All around the world, police are cracking down on rap videos, but are they stifling free speech and expression?

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Jun 28, 2018

Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Breaks Down The Anatomy Of A Scam

A new docu-series has secured an interview from Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland, who is most likely going to be spending a long time behind bars.

Jun 27, 2018

XXXTentacion’s Life, Influence, & Impact Celebrated At Public Viewing And Fan Memorial

Florida rapper XXXTentacion was not around long, but he leaves a lasting impact.

Jun 18, 2018

Homicide is the Leading Cause of Death For Rappers, Not So Much With Other Genres

Murder accounted for 6.0% of deaths across the sample, but was the cause of 51% of deaths in rap musicians.

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...

Jan 22, 2018

New App Lets You Sign A Contract Before You Get Some

Sex on the dotted line might be a new saying if a new app catches on.

Jan 16, 2018

Nelly’s Face Removed From The School He Helped Create

Rap star Nelly has cut ties with the media Institute he helped found.

Dec 8, 2017

What Is Meek Mill’s Judge Hiding? Alot It Turns Out

A new investigation into Meek Mills judge just found a bunch of businesses and properties she failed to report.

Nov 29, 2017

Is Hip-Hop Really The Ultimate Gateway Drug?

Is hip-hop really to blame for the opioid crisis? One student weighs in.

Nov 27, 2017

Powerful Criminal Justice Reform Organization Discusses Their Support For Meek Mill

Philly rapper Meek Mill is getting some important, powerful support from two political organizations.

Nov 13, 2017

Playboi Carti Brings Down The House – Literally

Students at the University of Texas were injured while partying to Playboi Carti.

Nov 6, 2017

Dating Apps – The New Way To Get “Jacked”

Looking for love online? You better think twice, and maybe even bring a weapon with you.

Aug 31, 2017

Rap Lyrics Will Go “On Trial” At Montana State University

Montana State University will examine the relationship between hip-hop music and the criminal justice system.

Aug 21, 2017

YoungBoy NBA Says There Is No Escaping The Violence In Baton Rogue

Growing up in the streets of Baton Rouge has definelty left a mark on the new rap artist.

Aug 4, 2017

This Young Hacker Saved the World From A Huge Attack…So Why’s He In Jail Now?

A 23-year-old hacker from the U.K. named, Marcus Hutchins who is responsible for stopping a global cyber attack.

Jul 25, 2017

How Steve Madden Went From Jailbird to Billionaire

Steve Madden went from having billions to being a jailbird. Now he is giving back...

Jul 20, 2017

The Juice is Loose: Five Facts About OJ Simpson’s Parole Hearing

O.J. Simpson will be back on the street this October. Check out five facts about the case...

May 19, 2017

Oh Crap: The Newest Weapon Of Protesters is “The PooPootov Cocktail”

A new tactic has been dubbed the "Poopootov" in a play on the Molotov cocktails often seen at streets protests...

May 18, 2017

Forget Frats…These Hip-Hop Cyphers Give Students A Way To Be Included Without Being Killed

Instead of being beaten, assaulted, humiliated and killed in some cases, these students have opted to find diversity and inclusion through another route – hip-hop culture...

May 17, 2017

If You Take Your Condom Off During Sex and Keep Going You’re A Rapist

Whether your intentions were hornily Innocent, or nefarious evil, taking off your condom and proceeding to screw is considered rape...

May 4, 2017

Philly Embraces Illegal Graffiti Artists and Transforms The City Into An Art Lover’s Paradise

The Philadelphia Mural Arts Project is responsible for over 300 plus artists having jobs.

May 3, 2017

How Terror Rapper Deso Dogg Married A U.S. Agent and Screwed The FBI

The world's top, and only rapping terrorist is in love...

Apr 30, 2017

Tech Firms Are Racing To Keep Those Violent Videos From Going Viral

Could this usher in the death of a number of popular websites?

Jan 3, 2017

This “Drug Kingpin” Earned His Law Degree And Got His Life Sentence Tossed

Read the amazing story of a man who was sentenced to life, until he earned his law degree and represented himself to get the charges dismissed.

Feb 5, 2016

Congress Debates Wu-Tang Album, Martin Shkreli Makes Hilarious Faces

An epic battle in Hip-Hop took place today in the halls of congress. Martin Shkreli, the guy who infamously raised the price of Turing Pharmaceuticals’ AIDS drugs 5,000%, sat in front of a congressional panel. Shkreli also copped a one of a kind Wu-Tang Clan album for $2 million and was called to testify in front of a congressional hearing over his antics.