Gender & Sexuality
Rick Ross Samples Rachel Jeantel in New Song
Harry Belafonte Talks Celebrity Activism; Wants a Sit-Down w/ Beyonce and Jay Z
Chaka Khan Joins Boycott of Florida
Jay Z Responds to Criticism from Harry Belafonte: ‘My presence is charity, just because of who I am’
Kanye West and Rhymefest Team Up for Free Music Writing Program for Chicago Youth
WATCH: Trailer for VH1’s ‘CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story’
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
Welcome to Wakanda: ‘Black Panther’ is a love letter between the African Diaspora and the continent
After theater buyouts for kids to see ‘Black Panther,’ group organizes one for Black girls to see ‘A Wrinkle In Time’
For Black people who avoid mental health treatment for reasons other than our “culture” or fear of malpractice
Black LGBTQ activists convicted on six of eight charges for Columbus Pride protests
When a Black woman tells you her worth, believe her the first time
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