Eric B. and Rakim are Back by Popular Demand!

Eric B. and Rakim are Back by Popular Demand!

by LaToya Cross

This ain't no joke! Read More

[90s Til Infinity] Common Exec-Producing Hip-Hop Comedy

[90s Til Infinity] Common Exec-Producing Hip-Hop Comedy

by LaToya Cross

When Souls of Mischief dropped the classic song ’93 Til Infinity, hip hop culture went crazy. The beat had a funky jazz vibe that... Read More

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Tupac’s Wisdom and Realism

by #teamEBONY

Was Tupac Shakur a child of the Black Panther movement? A visionary poet, far ahead of the dimension in which he lived? A hip-hop genius... Read More

Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur: How a Hip Hop Legacy Endures 20 Years Later

by Shanita Hubbard

Did you hear about the rose that grew / from a crack in the concrete? / Proving natures laws wrong it/ learned how to walk without having... Read More

De La Soul

DE LA SOUL IS (NOT) DEAD: Inside the Anonymous Nobody

by MichaeL A. Gonzales

The story of De La Soul begins in Amityville, Long Island, N.Y., in the bedroom of group member Mase (Vincent Mason Jr.) where the... Read More

MC Hammer Still ‘Hurtin’ ‘Em With Business

MC Hammer Still ‘Hurtin’ ‘Em With Business

by LaToya Cross

They were pink with black stars, the midsection hung low, and the looseness allowed me to move freely and dance. These were my one... Read More

Andre 3000

Hey Ya! Is Andre 3000 Working on an Album?

by #teamEBONY

Andre 3000 is reportedly working on a new album. If you want to believe it to be the truth, and not a really good... Read More

Phife Dawg

Check the Rhime: A Deeper Look at the Legacy of Phife Dawg

by Michael A. Gonzales

When 45-year-old rapper and A Tribe Called Quest (ATCQ) member Phife Dawg died on Tuesday night from complications resulting from diabetes, I couldn’t help... Read More

[INFLUENCERS] Why Everyone Wants to Work with Terrace Martin

[INFLUENCERS] Why Everyone Wants to Work with Terrace Martin

by Matthew Allen

"Nothing's more influential than rap music. I merge jazz fusion with the trap music. I mix Black soul with some Rock & Roll." These... Read More

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[WATCH] Phife Dawg in Action

by LaToya Cross

Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest was one of those real emcees. Real emcees. At times flipping to his Jamaican dialect, his high-pitched... Read More