“Mic Check 1, 2, 1, 2.” “The sound is good. We’re ready.” “You good?” “Yep- you’re on.” And just like that, I became a hip-hop ambassador- joining the movement to preserve hip-hop. Two distinctly different […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
[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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.”