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Poet Saul Williams to Star in Broadway Musical Inspired by 2pac

Poet Saul Williams to Star in Broadway Musical Inspired by 2pac

by Jamilah King on April 7 2014, 5:01PM

“Holler If You Hear Me” opens this summer.

Topics: Culture

Captain Sikh America Responds to Joe Budden's 'Terrorist' Pic

Captain Sikh America Responds to Joe Budden’s ‘Terrorist’ Pic

by Jamilah King on March 31 2014, 1:42PM

The rapper has since apologized.

Topics: Culture

Le1f to Lord Jamar: 'I Know Oppressions You Will Never Understand'

Le1f to Lord Jamar: ‘I Know Oppressions You Will Never Understand’

by Jamilah King on March 25 2014, 12:36PM

Choose your battles wisely.

Topics: Culture

Meet Arabic Hip-Hop's First Lady: Shadia Mansour

Meet Arabic Hip-Hop’s First Lady: Shadia Mansour

by Jamilah King on March 25 2014, 12:04PM

Since launching a rap career around 2003, Mansour has gained fans in the Middle East, Europe and the United States.

Topics: Culture

Lupita Nyong'o Gets a Shout Out on New Jay Z and Jay Electronica Song

Lupita Nyong’o Gets a Shout Out on New Jay Z and Jay Electronica Song

by Jamilah King on March 24 2014, 11:25AM

It’s a song that’s at once questioning and celebrating black success.

Topics: Culture

The U.S. and European Push for 'Moderate' Muslim Hip-Hop

The U.S. and European Push for ‘Moderate’ Muslim Hip-Hop

by Jamilah King on March 18 2014, 2:00PM

A new book looks at hip-hop’s hold on Muslims in cities around the world.

Topics: Culture

Jay Electronica Taps Nation of Islam, Wizard of Oz in New Song

Jay Electronica Taps Nation of Islam, Wizard of Oz in New Song

by Jamilah King on March 17 2014, 10:15AM

No full-length album yet.

Topics: Culture

Openly Gay Rapper Le1f Makes Network TV Debut on Letterman Play

Openly Gay Rapper Le1f Makes Network TV Debut on Letterman

by Jamilah King on March 14 2014, 2:30PM

He was fabulously gay in a way that network television probably hasn’t seen before.

Topics: Culture

New York City's 'Beastie Boys Square' is Probably Not Happening

New York City’s ‘Beastie Boys Square’ is Probably Not Happening

by Jamilah King on March 14 2014, 1:53PM

Sorry to all of you “Paul’s Boutique” fans.

Topics: Culture

Mic Check: Joan Morgan and Brittney Cooper in Conversation

Mic Check: Joan Morgan and Brittney Cooper in Conversation

by Carla Murphy on March 10 2014, 5:09PM

Black feminists on when and where they enter, now.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Supaman Makes Beats in Regalia

Supaman Makes Beats in Regalia

by Aura Bogado on February 24 2014, 10:14AM

Christian Takes Gun Parrish does hip-hop to the beat of his Apsaalooke drum.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

NBC's Brian Williams Raps 'Rapper's Delight' and It's Awesome Play

NBC’s Brian Williams Raps ‘Rapper’s Delight’ and It’s Awesome

by Jamilah King on February 21 2014, 10:43AM

Classic.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Nas Documentary 'Time Is Illmatic' to Open Tribeca Film Festival Play

Nas Documentary ‘Time Is Illmatic’ to Open Tribeca Film Festival

by Jamilah King on February 20 2014, 11:47AM

Nas will perform the entire “Illmatic” album after the premiere.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch the Trailer for 9th Wonder's Harvard Stint, 'The Hip-Hop Fellow' Play

Watch the Trailer for 9th Wonder’s Harvard Stint, ‘The Hip-Hop Fellow’

by Jamilah King on February 19 2014, 11:37AM

Rappers are bringing their craft into the classroom.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

 Rapper Danny Brown Tweets About His Struggle With Mental Illness

Rapper Danny Brown Tweets About His Struggle With Mental Illness

by Jamilah King on February 17 2014, 12:53PM

He also sheds light on the broader issue of black men to cope with depression and anxiety.

Topics: /NOW

De La Soul to Give Away Entire Catalogue to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

De La Soul to Give Away Entire Catalogue to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

by Jamilah King on February 14 2014, 10:24AM

Get your hard drive ready.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Nicki Minaj Exploits Malcolm X For Her Song's Tasteless Artwork

Nicki Minaj Exploits Malcolm X For Her Song’s Tasteless Artwork

by Jamilah King on February 13 2014, 10:57AM

The rapper stepped way over the line with this one.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Angel Haze, Azealia Banks Fed Up With an Industry That Preys on Black Talent

Angel Haze, Azealia Banks Fed Up With an Industry That Preys on Black Talent

by Jamilah King on February 5 2014, 4:16PM

They’re speaking out because they know you’re listening.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) Perform a Live Set of New Songs

Watch Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) Perform a Live Set of New Songs

by Jamilah King on January 17 2014, 5:05PM

Get your weekend started off on the right foot.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Q-Tip Teams Up With Leonardo DiCaprio for Native Tongues TV Series

Q-Tip Teams Up With Leonardo DiCaprio for Native Tongues TV Series

by Jamilah King on January 10 2014, 1:26PM

The Golden Era of hip-hop is making its way to a TV screen near you.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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