Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tag: Hip Hop

Black Leaders Try to Ban ‘Indecent’ Hip-Hop...

Hip-Hop is again under fire. Right in its Bronx birthplace, a New York City councilwoman and a long-time radio...

How Hip-Hop/R&B Can Help Educators, Parents Explain...

Solange Knowles. Her name has become synonymous with strength, Black power, nation-building and Black Lives Matter. Now, her name also will make you think...

David Banner: Nothing Will Change Until We...

In a new interview, politically and socially outspoken rapper David Banner continued to say exactly what's on his mind by challenging hip-hop culture. When...

Kanye West Pays Tribute to ‘Phife Dawg’...

Hip-hop artist and producer Kanye West gathered Tuesday night alongside fans and family members to pay tribute to A Tribe Called Quest rapper, Malik...

Phife Dawg’s Cause of Death Revealed in...

After the sudden passing of Phife Dawg from the rap group A Tribe Called Quest, his family released a statement revealing his cause of death. According to...

A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘Five Foot Assassin,’...

Rapper Phife Dawg, a member of the pioneer hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest, died Monday night at the age of 45, after a...

KISS Bassist Gene Simmons Says Rap Is...

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, 66-year-old KISS bassist Gene Simmons said rap music is on its way out, and his controversial statements...

Q-Tip Named the Kennedy Center’s First Artistic...

On Tuesday, the Kennedy Center named Q-Tip their first artistic director of hip-hop culture.  A press release from the Kennedy Center stated, “Q-Tip will...

Ghanaian Artist Unique Blend of African Culture...

Dennis Owusu-Ansah is a 26-year-old visual artist who was inspired after an incident of cultural insensitivity to portray popular Black celebs in traditional African...

VH1 Original Movie ‘The Breaks’ Airs Tonight

The Breaks airs tonight on VH1. Set in New York City in 1990s, the film chronicles the journey of Nikki, David, and Deevee, three friends...

RZA Makes Donation to Hip-Hop Chess Federation,...

RZA, a member of the legendary hip-hop group the Wu-Tang Clan, has made a donation to Hip-Hop Chess Federation to help develop programs for...

Diddy Has Some Choice Words for the...

Rap mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs has some new thoughts about the power of the ballot box. According to Uproxx, during at Q&A at his...

Lupe Fiasco Launches Startup Aimed at Underserved...

In an age where we often hear stories about rappers getting arrested or going broke, it’s nice to see a positive from the hip...

Geek Culture Needs to Stop Patronizing Black...

Marvel Comics recently revealed rap crossover covers that are meant to serve as a homage to famous rap albums. This is not the first...

11 Hip-Hop Fashion Trends We Hope Never...

The Tall Tee Oversized attire has revealed itself at times to be very fashionable, but there is one trend in particular that missed the mark....

50 Cent Files Bankruptcy After Court Orders...

Several media outlets are reporting hip-hop star Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson has filed for bankruptcy. The Wall Street Journal said 50 Cent filed for Chapter...

16-year-old ‘Hunger Games’ Actress Gives One Of...

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Wu-Tang Clan’s Sole Album Copy Confiscated at...

The Wu-Tang Clan's only copy of their new album was the source of confusion at JFK airport on Sunday after it was confiscated by...

Kendrick Lamar Slams Unoriginal, ‘Stagnant’ Hip Hop...

Hip hop has lost its foundation of originality and remains incredibly “stagnant” when it comes to creativity, rapper Kendrick Lamar charged yesterday. It’s no secret...

Professor Brilliantly Explains What It Will Take...

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