Gender & Sexuality
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
Rhymes & Reasons Interviews Speech About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed His Life
Kelly Rowland Talks Learning to Love Her Brown Skin
‘Smoking Gun’ Email Revealed in Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Suit
Rapper Kendrick Lamar Specifically Requested Dark-Skinned Model for New Music Video
Zoe Saldana Responds to Nina Simone Controversy
Emmett Till’s Family Write Open Letter to Lil Wayne
Happy Birthday Nina Simone!
Epic Records Responds to Lil Wayne Controversy, Will Pull Offensive Emmett Till Line
Mamie Till Mobley Memorial Foundation Asks Lil Wayne to Remove Reference to Emmett Till from New Song
One Year Later, Remembering Whitney Houston
Happy Birthday to the Legendary Bob Marley!
Shawty Lo Wants You to Sign A Petition to Get ‘All My Babies Mommas’ Back On The Air
Chief Keef In Police Custody After Violating Probation
Lauryn Hill Changed A Generation
Destiny’s Child To Reunite At The Super Bowl?!
Violence vs. Apathy
Public Enemy, Donna Summer Among 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
Why Black gender conversations will always fail unless we center Black children
The anti-Blackness of believing there’s no support for queerness in the hood
Throwing off the yoke of respectability politics in single Black mamahood
UC Davis researchers find inter-ethnic socialization improves youth’s grades
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