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How hip-hop helped reimagine Black presence in horror
What Future’s fear of admitting his sobriety says about our unhealthy expectation for Black pain
I want BET to be a radiant hub for Black culture again
The silent and sellout: What is the responsibility of prominent Black artists in an unjust society?
New recording seems to show XXXTentacion admitting to battery charges against pregnant girlfriend
Kendrick Lamar becomes first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize
China’s controversial hip-hop ban elicits charges of anti-Blackness
The question of Blackness: How conversations about Bruno Mars and Cardi B miss the mark
Drake threatened to put hands on man who kept touching women at his show
Miley Cyrus finally announces the end of her minstrel show, proving once and for all the violence of appropriation
At What Point Do We Give Up on Our Problematic Faves?
Rappers Talk Mental Illness and Depression with VICE
Q-Tip Named As The Kennedy Center’s First Artistic Director Of Hip-Hop Culture
Hip-Hop Is The Most Streamed Genre In The World
B.o.B Has Some Different Opinions about the Shape of the Earth
Legendary Chicago DJ reminds us ‘to go to the doctor’ in his last words
Sugarhill Gang’s Big Bank Hank dead at 58
Officers appear in video with weapons drawn as they guard Talib Kweli, Ferguson protesters
Endangered: Save the Female Rappers
Tupac musical ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’ canceled after just six weeks
Lupe Fiasco named U.S. Soccer’s music director
DJ E-Z Rock dead at 46
Residents face fine for saggy pants
In Rolling Stone interview, Elton John reveals his desire to make hip hop music
Study: ‘Hip Hop’ students unfairly targeted
Worldstar Hip Hop Presents: ‘The Field: Violence, Hip Hop & Hope in Chicago’
Harvard hip-hop fellowship named after Nas, rapper gives benediction
Video Killed the Radio Star
Juicy J Offers – Then Revokes – $50,000 Scholarship to the Best Twerker
J. Cole on Colorism: “I might not be as successful as I am now if I was dark skin”
Broken From the Colony
Comic: Allies, respect that some spaces aren’t for you
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