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Wynton Marsalis Says Rap Is ‘More Damaging Than A Statue Of Robert E. Lee’

Wynton Marsalis is a trumpeter, composer, and Pulitzer Prizewinner. He’s also built himself a longtime reputation as a jazz purist, one who refuses to integrate music

J. Cole Has A Big Fan In Martin Lawrence

It no secret legendary comedian Martin Lawrence is an avid hip-hop fan as he continuously worked with many impactful artists through his comedy such as the late Biggie…

We’re Still Here: Legendary B-Boys Discuss Breakdancing’s Importance In Hip-Hop

Many seem to forget that breakdancing is an integral part of hip-hop. One of the four elements of the culture, its impact on the genre reaches further than just flares…

25 Clothing Brands That Placed Their Stamp On Hip-Hop

While there have been a slew of dope clothing lines that have captivated the hip-hop audience, there are a few that have truly define the hip-hop aesthetic.

Anotha One: J. Cole Announces Upcoming Album ‘KOD’

After some quiet time on social media, being featured in an NBA Playoffs commercial, and through the announcement of a surprise-and-strict no press list, no guest list…

10 Lyrics About Education… Because Brown V. Board of Education’s Anniversary

In 1954, America reached the landmark decision to strike down “separate but equal” school desegregation with Brown v. Board of Education. While many critics argue that <a href="https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/11/modern-day-segregation-in-public-schools/382846/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer…

Why Hasn’t The Hip-Hop Boom Pushed More Black Executives To The Top?

As hip-hop and R&B dominate pop culture and drive accelerating music industry gains, there’s an increasingly glaring discrepancy between the color of the artists making…

‘O, The Oprah Magazine’ Praises Cardi B For ‘Invasion Of Privacy’ Album Release

Within Cardi B’s supporters from her family to day one fans, the Bronx lyricist has a few heavy hitters in her corner. Beyonce, Ivy Queen, Remy Ma, NORE, DJ Khaled and…