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Nelly Still Wants to 'Kick Somebody's Ass' at Spelman Over 'Tip Drill' Protests

Nelly Still Wants to ‘Kick Somebody’s Ass’ at Spelman Over ‘Tip Drill’ Protests

by Jamilah King on November 18 2013, 2:41PM

All these years later and Nelly’s still made that a group of women had the nerve to stand up to him.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Wu Tang Clan's GZA Teaching Science in NYC Schools

Wu Tang Clan’s GZA Teaching Science in NYC Schools

by Jorge Rivas on April 1 2013, 11:40AM

The goal: to use the students love of music to help them discover science “one rhyme at a time.”

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Rick Ross Says That You Totally Don't Get His Lyrics

Rick Ross Says That You Totally Don’t Get His Lyrics

by Jorge Rivas on March 29 2013, 10:26AM

Because, you know, he didn’t actually say the word “rape.”

Topics: Media, /NOW

Hundreds Sign Petition Asking Rick Ross to Apologize for Rape Lyric

Hundreds Sign Petition Asking Rick Ross to Apologize for Rape Lyric

by Jamilah King on March 27 2013, 4:37PM

Rape isn’t a punchline.

Topics: /NOW

Meet (and Mourn) Wan Joon Kim, an Unlikely Godfather of Gangsta Rap

Meet (and Mourn) Wan Joon Kim, an Unlikely Godfather of Gangsta Rap

by Jamilah King on March 18 2013, 4:38PM

You can thank him for all those underground bootlegs you got in the ’90s.

Topics: /NOW

Hip-Hop Legend Afrika Bambaataa Begins Lecturing at Cornell

Hip-Hop Legend Afrika Bambaataa Begins Lecturing at Cornell

by Jorge Rivas on November 27 2012, 11:59AM

Bambaataa joins a list of other Hip-hop pioneers who have recently become visiting scholars at Ivy League institutions.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Rapper Jasiri X's New Video Calls Out This Election's Silence on Poverty

Rapper Jasiri X’s New Video Calls Out This Election’s Silence on Poverty

by Jorge Rivas on October 30 2012, 1:49PM

Pittsburgh rapper Jasiri X new music video for the song “Don’t Forget About The Hood” looks at how issues about the poor and those living in poverty have been “forgotten” this election season.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Nicki Minaj Raps: 'I'm a Republican Voting for Mitt Romney' on Mix Tape

Nicki Minaj Raps: ‘I’m a Republican Voting for Mitt Romney’ on Mix Tape

by Jorge Rivas on September 4 2012, 11:00AM

Is Nicki Minaj endorsing for Mitt Romney?

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Texas Rapper: Number One Thing A Rapper Shouldn't Say, 'Gay is Okay'

Texas Rapper: Number One Thing A Rapper Shouldn’t Say, ‘Gay is Okay’

by Jorge Rivas on May 3 2012, 1:45PM

Born and raised in El Paso, Texas, the Latino rapper wants gay youth to know that “It doesn’t just get better, it gets awesome, homie.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ice-T’s ‘Art of Rap’ Documentary Finds Distributor and Summer Theatrical Release

by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2012, 11:17AM

The Indomina Group has acquired worldwide rights to Ice-T’s documentary “Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap,” the company said Sunday. The movie is expected to have a summer theatrical release. “The Art of Rap is a perfect fit for…

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, Sundance

Director Ice-T Interviews 54 Rappers in ‘Art of Rap’ Documentary [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2012, 12:36PM

The rapper/actor interviewed MCs like Immortal Technique, Raekwon and Chuck D about their lyrical styles and the cultural importance of hip-hop music for his new documentary ‘Art of Rap.’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, Sundance

Lil' B Releases Song Called 'I Got AIDS' to Raise Awareness

Lil’ B Releases Song Called ‘I Got AIDS’ to Raise Awareness

by Jorge Rivas on November 15 2011, 12:15PM

Berkeley’s Lil’ B is at again. This time he’s released a song encouraging fans to get tested for HIV.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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