hip hop

Word To Your Mother: The Best Rap Songs Saluting Moms

Let’s give it up for moms! Their endearing love and support is something that should…

Miles Marshall Lewis Spreads Radical Love to French Hip-Hop

“Radical tells two stories: the history of French hip-hop culture and the demise of their major rap magazine, which went by the name of Radikal,” says Lewis, a Bronx native who lived in Paris from 2004 to 2011 listening to French rap like Stomy Bugsy and Ministère AMER. “I grew up as a kid under the movies of Ridley Scott, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas. I kept getting amped up to pursue film-watching later directors like P.T. Anderson, Sofia Coppola, Christopher Nolan, and of course Spike Lee.

Common Talks With Sirius XM About New Album, ‘Let Love’

EBONY Throwback featuring award winning artist, Common. The multi-talented star graced the cover of EBONY June 2016. Watch behind the scenes video of the shoot and get ready for his new album, “Let Love,” to be released August 30.

Hulu Releases First Look Trailer of ‘Wu-Tang: An American Saga’

New drama series from co-creators Alex Tse and The RZA, and executive producer Brian Grazer receives straight-to-series order from HULU

YG Portrays Slavery & Lynching in New Video, ‘Stop Snitchin’

The plot involves a group of slaves attempting to escape only for one of them to “snitch” to their masters about the plan.

Nas Celebrates 25th Anniversary of ‘Illmatic’ With NYC Exhibit

“Illmatic XXV: Memory Lane in NYC” features an art gallery, photos, artifacts and memorabilia associated with ‘Illmatic’ and 90s hip hop culture.

JAY Z to Reopen New York’s Webster Hall With Show for Day 1 Fans

JAY Z has nothing but love for NYC and will soon be re-opening one of its iconic venues with a show curated for his most loyal fans.

Rappers Postpone Album Releases Out of Respect for Nipsey Hussle

As the hip-hop community continues to mourn the death of late rapper Nipsey Hussle, several…

Missy Elliott Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame, Makes HistoryMissy Elliott Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame, Makes History

Missy is First Female Rapper Nominated to Songwriters Hall of Fame

Missy Elliott is the first ever female rapper to be nominated for the Songwriters Hall…

Nicki Minaj Lands 100th Billboard Hot 100 Appearance

It’s been a bittersweet year for Queen rapper Nicki Minaj. Though she and fellow New…