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The National Black Arts Festival Celebrating Its 26th Year Through The Arts

The National Black Arts Festival, oldest multidisciplinary arts festival in the country is celebrating its 26th year and Sonya Halpern, Executive Committee Chair shared the list of events with Ramona DeBreaux. NBAF has amazing programs […]

V103–08/20/2014

Jermaine Fletcher (L) + Jimmie Thomas (R), co-directors of 'The Curators of Hip Hop, Vol. 1' (Credit: Khylen Steward/CBS Local)

PAFF, Day 3: Placing ‘Culture Over Everything’ + Discovering New Hip Hop With ‘The Curators’

Day 3 of the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) was full of hip hop. As any music enthusiast can tell you, there are countless varying sub-genres and artists under the general umbrella of the hip […]

08/11/2014

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Get On Up! Ramona DeBreaux Talks To Daughter of James Brown, Dr. Yamma Brown

James Brown, The Godfather of Soul. Enough said, right? Well not quite, not only is James Brown The Godfather of Soul, but hip hop would not have become what it is without his influence. James […]

V103–07/25/2014

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[VIDEO] The People’s Station Appreciation: It’s Like That – Big Tigger, DJ Nabs + More Celebrate Hip Hop Greats

The birth of hip-hop in the 1980s sparked a number of exciting musical and cultural changes in the United States. This was the starting point for greats such as Run-DMC, Eric B. & Rakim, MC […]

06/17/2014

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Courts are Allowing Rap Lyrics as Evidence in Criminal Trials

Notice to the rappers of the world: be careful of what you write about, as it could very well land you behind bars instead of penning them, even if the lyrics have no direct correlation to the alleged crime.

01/17/2014

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[VIDEO] The Greg Street Classic Song Of The Day,: “Still Fly” Big Tymers

2014 we about to Turnup! for that YMCMB. “Still Fly” is the first single from the 2002 album Hood Rich by Big Tymers. Enjoy the classic video above.

V103–01/07/2014

V-103 & Footaction – Hip Hop Conference

V-103 KICKS OFF THE BET HIP HOP AWARDS WEEKEND WITH AN INDUSTRY INSIDER EVENT … THE V-103 HIP HOP CONFERENCE presented by Foot Action! HOSTED BY V-103’S GREG STREET & BIG TIGGER This is THE […]

09/23/2013

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The Greg Street Classic Song Of The Day: “It’s Goin Down,” Young Joc

The Greg Street classic song of the day is “It’s Goin Down” by Young Joc. Yung Joc met Atlanta producer Nitti Beatz and the two recorded the hit “It’s Goin Down” in the spring of […]

V103–08/23/2013

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Nas Honored With Harvard Hip-Hop Fellowship

Harvard’s new Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship, which will “fund scholars and artists who show productive scholarship and creative potential in the arts in connection with hip-hop.”

07/17/2013

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[VIDEO] THE GREG STREET CLASSIC SONG OF THE DAY: “T.R.O.Y.,” PETE ROCK & C.L. SMOOTH

Greg Street‘s classic song of the day is coming all the way from New York with Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth. The song, “The Reminisce Over You” was released in 1992 as the lead single […]

06/27/2013

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