National Geographic To Examine 2Pac’s Murder In New Documentary

    Tupac Shakur’s death explored in new National Geographic documentary   Close to two decades after Tupac Shakur died of gunshot wounds following an altercation in Las Vegas, his death remains shrouded in mystery.  18 years later and we’re still looking for answers revolving Tupac Shakur’s murder. Today, a segment was released from National Geographic’s upcoming show, ‘The … Continue reading National Geographic To Examine 2Pac’s Murder In New Documentary

Paris Hip-Hop Magazine Goes Global

“International Hip Hop” is an independent music magazine that focuses on the hip-hop culture as a whole, rap and graffiti in particular. IHH magazine was created in 2008 in Paris, France as a quarterly print format. IHH magazine has the distinction of being published with a DVD included in each issue. Distributed throughout France, Europe, … Continue reading Paris Hip-Hop Magazine Goes Global

Freedom Party’s .. 11Yr Anniversary Jam in Central Park Summer Stage

    The Freedom Party® NYC is the longest running, weekly, Friday-night dance party in Big Apple history. For 11 years, week in, week out, we’ve brought people together from all over the world to dance, sing, and be free. Playing an accessible mix of classic hip-hop, R&B, reggae, disco, 80s, 90s, 2000s, classic pop, reggae, … Continue reading Freedom Party’s .. 11Yr Anniversary Jam in Central Park Summer Stage

UNRULY … Ja Rule’s New Book .. The Highs & Lows of Becoming a Man

    About the Book Ja Rule, actor, singer, songwriter, and one of the most multi-dimensional rap artists of his time, tells his compelling story—from his youth to his rise to international fame to his transformative two years in Federal prison—and reveals the man beneath the legend. Unruly is two stories that offer one complete picture … Continue reading UNRULY … Ja Rule’s New Book .. The Highs & Lows of Becoming a Man

Spike Lee to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of “Do the Right Thing” With Brooklyn Block Party

  It’s been 25 years since Spike Lee’s seminal “joint” about race, “Do the Right Thing,” was first released into theaters on June 30, 1989. Many critics and journalists decried the film when it was first released, fearing Lee’s work would incite riots within the African American community. That turned out not to be the case, and instead the … Continue reading Spike Lee to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of “Do the Right Thing” With Brooklyn Block Party

Is Global Hip-Hop Better Than ‘Made in America’ Rap Music?

While today’s commercial American rap music is often critiqued for its shallow lyricism and degrading imagery, international hip-hop maintains a redemptive quality within hip hop culture. It gets praised by many hip hop aficionados for being more “organic” and true to the genre’s roots of resistance. The distinctions between the two may not be that … Continue reading Is Global Hip-Hop Better Than ‘Made in America’ Rap Music?

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