EBONY Talks With ‘The Get Down’ Squad

EBONY Talks With ‘The Get Down’ Squad

by Diahann Williams

The stars of 'The Get Down' sit down with EBONY to discuss season 2, heartbreak and more. Read More

[90s Till Infinity]  ‘The Essence’ of Brooklyn Lyricist AZ

[90s Till Infinity] ‘The Essence’ of Brooklyn Lyricist AZ

by LaToya Cross

It’s a gloomy Saturday afternoon and AZ is posted in Chicago preparing to hit the stage at Park West for the Classic Hip Hop... Read More

‘The Get Down’ Takes Us on a Wild Ride in Part II

‘The Get Down’ Takes Us on a Wild Ride in Part II

by LaToya Cross

Back to the “Boogie Down Bronx” we go when season two of Netflix’s The Get Down returns. Netflix dropped the first teaser for the... Read More

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On Losing Biggie and Dealing With PTSD From Growing Up in the Hood

by S. Tia Brown

I was a student at Howard University when Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, the Notorious B.I.G, was killed. His music was the soundtrack of... Read More

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Creatives Carry On The Legacy of The Notorious B.I.G.

by Melissa Kimble

Legends never really die. It’s been 20 years since we tragically lost one of the greatest MC’s in hip-hop history, the Notorious B.I.G. On... Read More

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Jidenna: The Chief of Hip-Hop

by Matthew Allen

Jidenna Theodore Mobbison was pursuing an engineering degree at Stanford University when his love of music began to overtake him. In a bold move,... Read More

[90s ‘Til Infinity] ‘Breaking Atoms,’ An Unsung Hip Hop Classic

[90s ‘Til Infinity] ‘Breaking Atoms,’ An Unsung Hip Hop Classic

by LaToya Cross

Legendary and highly influential hip-hop group, Main Source, are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their debut album, “Breaking Atoms” with an exclusive vinyl reissue via Vinyl Me, Please, and the band’s first live performance in over a decade! Read More

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Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris’ Open Letter to US: ‘There Are No More Excuses’

by A.J. Springer

Recently, hip hop superstar Tip “T.I.” Harris penned letters to President Obama, which appeared in The New York Times and to incoming President Donald... Read More

Uh Huh Yeah Yeah! Outkast is Subject of College Course

Uh Huh Yeah Yeah! Outkast is Subject of College Course

by LaToya Cross

“Two Dope Boyz” from Atlanta, Georgia will set the tone for a new course at Armstrong State University this month. Andre “André 3000” Benjamin... Read More

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Meet Saba, the West Side Chicago Rapper Who Speaks Up and Speaks Out

by Shannon Powell

When Tahj Malik Chandler, better known by his stage moniker Saba, first came on the scene with his GETCOMFORTable project in 2012, he was... Read More