Gender & Sexuality
Black Former Contestants Sue American Idol over Racism for $25 Million a Piece
Lauryn Hill Pens Letter from Jail
Harvard University Establishes Nas Hip Hop Fellowship
Is Willow Smith’s New Song “Summer Fling” Age Appropriate?
Rhymes and Reasons Interviews Eve Ewing About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed Her Life
Lauryn Hill Begins Three-Month Prison Sentence for Tax Evasion
16-Year Old Wondagurl Produced a Track on Jay-Z’s New Album
Pro-Palestinian Organization’s Petition Calls on Alicia Keys to Cancel Israel Concert
17-Year Old Cellist Angelique Montes Chosen for National Youth Orchestra
Diddy Launches Revolt TV this Fall!
Nina Simone Documentary In The Works
Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” Accused of Condoning Rape
Rhymes & Reasons Interviews Pugs Atomz About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed His Life
Lil Wayne Addresses American Flag Controversy: “It was never my intention to desecrate the flag”
Lauryn Hill Responds to Accusations that “Neurotic Society” Lyrics are Homophobic
Rhymes and Reasons Interviews Jacinda Bullie About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed Her Life
Alice Walkers Pens Letter To Alicia Keys, Asking That She Cancel Israel Concert
Minneapolis Program Helps Teens Make Hip Hop in Exchange for Good Grades
Kendrick Lamar Blasts Hip Hop’s Obsession with “Molly”
Jennifer Hudson Signs On as American Idol Judge
Dillard U. President: Why Did Dr. Dre Donate $35 Million to USC, and Not a Black College?
Standout Football Player Jay Harris Gives Up Michigan State Scholarship to Pursue Rap Career
Candice Glover Wins American Idol
Rhymes & Reasons Interviews Sage Morgan-Hubbard About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed Her Life
Lauryn Hill Writes Letter of Thanks to Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, and Other Supporters
Rhymes & Reasons Interviews Julian “J. Kwest” DeShazier About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed His Life
Lauryn Hill Sentenced to Three Months in Federal Prison
PepsiCo Ends Mountain Dew Partnership w/ Lil Wayne After Emmett Till Lyric Controversy
LISTEN: Lauryn Hill Releases New Song “Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)”
VIDEO: Janelle Monåe | The Return of Artistry in R&B, Soul, & Hip Hop
Kylie Jenner allegedly unfollowed Rihanna after Fenty because white women hate losing to Black women
Comic: Anti-Black feelings about natural hair don’t just affect Black women
How the state uses “police morale” to divert from the violence inherent to policing
The violent fat phobia in Michael Blackson’s terrible “joke” about sexual assault claims
Nnedi Okorafor penning first Marvel Comics series set in a real African city
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