Audio Waves:  AZ, Mack Wilds and Joey Bada$$

Audio Waves: AZ, Mack Wilds and Joey Bada$$

by LaToya Cross   Apr 07, 2017

AZ is a lyrical giant in hip-hop. The Brooklyn-bred artist may be wildly underrated on a mainstream level, but the streets have been rocking... Read More

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar’s New Album Has a Release Date, Unfortunately It’s Not Today

by #TeamEBONY   Apr 07, 2017

When King Kendrick Lamar dropped “The Heart Part 4” and sent shockwaves throughout the rap industry, he gave his peers until April 7 to get... Read More

EBONY Talks With ‘The Get Down’ Squad

EBONY Talks With ‘The Get Down’ Squad

by Diahann Williams   Apr 07, 2017

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   Apr 06, 2017

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   Mar 09, 2017

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

biggie

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

by S. Tia Brown   Mar 09, 2017

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

Biggie Smalls

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

by Melissa Kimble   Mar 09, 2017

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

Jidenna

Jidenna: The Chief of Hip-Hop

by Matthew Allen   Feb 20, 2017

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   Feb 01, 2017

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

Tip

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

by A.J. Springer   Jan 21, 2017

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