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Lauryn Hill’s Sentencing Postponed; Has Two Weeks to Pay $504,000 in Back Taxes
Editorial Asks “Where Are Ordinary Black Youth in Popular Culture?”
Rhymes & Reasons Interviews Dr. Dave Stovall About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed His Life
Chief Keef Under Fire for Lyrics Threatening Woman For Not Performing Sex Act on Him
Rick Ross Apologizes AGAIN: Rape Lyrics are “one of my biggest mistakes and regrets.”
Reebok DROPS Rick Ross Over Date Rape Lyrics
Jay-Z Addresses Cuba Trip, Politicians, Brooklyn Nets Rumors on Leaked Track
Rhymes & Reasons Interviews Rapsody About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed Her Life
Snoop Lion Partners w/ MTV for Gun Buyback Program
LL Cool J and Brad Paisley Collaborate on Bizarre Country-Rap Song ‘Accidental Racist’
Smithsonian to Honor Bronx, New York as ‘Place of Innovation’ In Hip Hop
Harvard Students Protest Tyga Concert; Accuse Him of Promoting Sexism and Rape Culture
Rick Ross Apologizes for His Lyrics Being “Interpreted As” Rape
Rhymes & Reasons Interviews avery r. young About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed His Life
Happy Birthday to Soul Icon Marvin Gaye!
Wu-Tang Clan’s GZA Uses Hip Hop to Teach Science in NYC Public Schools
India Arie Accused of Lightening Her Skin for Promotional Photo
Rick Ross Responds to Rape Lyrics Controversy: ‘It Was a Misinterpretation’
Petitions Demand Rick Ross, Industry Take Responsibility for Rape Lyrics
Spike Lee and Harry Belafonte to Induct Public Enemy into Rock Hall of Fame
Rhymes & Reasons Interviews Jasson Perez About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed His Life
A$AP Rocky Addresses Homophobia in Hip Hop: “It’s Crazy that This is Still an Issue”
Rick Ross Raps About Committing Date Rape in New Song
Happy 71st Birthday to The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin
Chicago Nightclub Shooting: What Was 13 Year-old Rapper Lil’ Mouse Doing There?
Common Discusses His Efforts to Give Back to His Hometown
Rhymes & Reasons Interviews Yoli Zapata About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed Her Life
President Obama: Michelle is Like Beyonce; ‘She Upgraded Me’
Lupe Fiasco Releases ‘Jonylah Forever’ (Jonylah Watkins Tribute)
N.J. Cops Under Investigation for Making Gangsta Rap Videos
The white writer’s misimagination of Black characters in science fiction
Reclaiming memory as a Black father and son in the face of cultural and racial traumas
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