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MC Lyte Making Dreams a Reality for African American Scholars
May 23, 2019
“…once I received the MC Lyte #EducateOURMen Scholarship to Dillard, I knew that I was destined to have a fulfilling college experience that was beyond my wildest dreams and I cannot thank MC Lyte, Lynn Richardson and the Hip Hop Sisters Foundation enough for investing in me and being one of my strongest support systems,” said Joshua Williams, a valedictorian at historically Black Dillard University. ... read more »
Street Art of Nipsey Hussle in LA Breathes Life into Legacy
April 24, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Along busy highways, on the sides of buildings and inside a school basketball court, more than 50 colorful murals of Nipsey Hussle have popped up in Los Angeles since the beloved rapper and community activist was gunned down outside his clothing store. ... read more »
GREENWAY ARTS ALLIANCE, IN ASSOCIATION WITH DA POETRY LOUNGE (DPL), PRESENTS “3rd ANNUAL LA GET DOWN FESTIVAL” CELEBRATING HIP-HOP AND SPOKEN WORD IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL POETRY MONTH
March 21, 2019
DPL CO-FOUNDER SHIHAN VAN CLIEF TO SERVE AS FESTIVAL ARTISTIC DIRECTOR THE 4-WEEKEND FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE APRIL 5 – 27, 2019 AND FEATURES THE NATIONAL INKSLAM COMPETION NOW IN ITS 11TH YEAR AT GREENWAY COURT THEATRE PLUS PERFORMANCES AND WORKSHOPS ... read more »
Doug E. Fresh Interview Pt. 2
March 15, 2019
Rapper Doug E. Fresh and Brandon Brooks speak one-on-one about his take on the genre. ... read more / watch video »
Doug E. Fresh Interview Pt. 1
March 15, 2019
LA Sentinel Managing Editor Brandon I. Brooks sits down with hip-hop icon Doug E. fresh to get his take on the genre. ... read more / watch video »
Jay Z Puts His Advocacy to Action in Support of 21 Savage
February 6, 2019
Jay-Z , 21 Savage  According to ...   ... is coming to the defense of ... , slamming his arrest by ICE and throwing some major support his way … ... read more »
Grammy-Nominated Rapper 21 Savage in US Immigration Custody
February 4, 2019
Rapper 21 Savage ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was taken into federal immigration custody early Sunday, authorities said. The artist, whose given name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, ... read more »
Still Unsolved: The Cold Cases of Biggie, Tupac and Jam Master Jay
January 24, 2019
As 2019 begins, the senseless murder of some of Hip-Hop’s biggest and most talented stars remains in the cold case files. “It’s a shame that we lost talented artists such as Tupac, Biggie and JMJ,” said Hip Hop activist and artist Sean XLG Mitchell. ... read more »
Hip-Hop Icons the Sugarhill Gang Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of ‘Rapper’s Delight’
January 10, 2019
Hip-hop has come a long way. From its humble beginnings in 1974 it has become one of the twenty-first century's highest grossing music genre. Firmly embedded in the landscape of popular culture, Hip Hop has taken over the airwaves, influencing music, fashion, television, film, art and dance for over four decades. ... read more »
Jermaine Dupri and So-So Def Grammy Museum Exhibit
September 27, 2018
Music producer Jermaine Dupri was honored at the Grammy Museum in Downtown Los Angeles, Thursday Sep. 21. Dupri, founder of So-So Def Recordings, was issued an entire exhibit dedicated to his role in shaping southern hip-hop culture. This marks the first time the Grammy Museum has dedicated an entire exhibit for hip-hop music. ... read more »
Netflix’s All About The Washingtons Red Carpet
August 29, 2018
There was a family affair August 8th in Hollywood at Madera Kitchen where Rev Run and Justine SImmons accompanied by their on-screen family graced the red carpet for the premiere of “All About The Washingtons on Netflix.” “All About The Washingtons” is a family sitcom based on the real life of the Simmons family. Joey Washington (Rev Run) recently retired from touring is trying to adjust to not being in the spotlight, having a greater physical presence to their four children, and being moral support to his wife Justine as she ventures into the world of entrepreneurship. ... read more / watch video »
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Beyonce and the Twins
August 2, 2018
  Courtesy of ... Beyonce gives rare photo of her and Jay Z’s twins Rumi and Sir. ... read more »
BET Brings Classic Hip Hop to the Staples Center Hip Hop Legends LL Cool J, Nas and more hit the stage at a packed Staples Center.
June 28, 2018
Hip Hop Legends LL Cool J, Nas and more hit the stage at a packed Staples Center. ... read more »
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