Rap Music

Chaka Zulu is a well-respected member of the Atlanta music community.

Despite the immense popularity of hip-hop, the culture and the music continue to be portrayed as a cultural wasteland in both subtle and explicit ways.

In addition to Lupe, Moriba K. Jah, the Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Texas, and documentary filmmaker Louis Massiah will also teach the program.

The tweet paraphrased a line from the article, pointing to a larger issue with the outlet's coverage.

Pope Francis became everyone’s favorite rapper Monday after a convincing photo inspired Twitter users to pair him with the hilarious #PopeBars hashtag.

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The rap group that inspired controversy in the early 1990s with songs like “Me So Horny” is reuniting and hitting the road. SEE ALSO: Behind Obama’s Poll Numbers Luther Campbell says 2 Live Crew is back together and will tour this summer. The rapper and producer made the announcement Saturday […]

Watoto From the Nile, the young sisters from Baltimore who created the “Open Letter to Lil Wayne” video that went viral on the Internet last week, have finally given their first on-camera interview. In this NewsOne exclusive, meet 10-year-old Nia, 9-year-old Nya, and their father Jabari Natur, who reveal how they conceived the song and […]

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in coastal Florida say a black teenager is accused of attacking a white man for listening to rap music and could be charged with a hate crime. Police took the 14-year-old Palm Bay boy into custody late Monday and charged him with battery. Police spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez says the teen […]

Bakari Kitwana speaks with Lisa Fager Bediako about the absence of African Americans in mainstream prime time positions as anchors and hosts on cable and network television. Reflecting on the recent provocative CNN Reliable Sources segment, Bediako takes us inside the industry that she’s both worked in and monitored for years. From recent telecommunications legislation […]