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Set in the West The Genesis of L.A. Hip Hop
June 27, 2019
Hollywood, CA – As a young man growing up in Compton in the late1970s, Wolfgang Amadeuz witnessed the rise of West Coast Hip Hop in the city that would become synonymous with this iconic sound. ... read more »
Missy Elliott, in tears, gets inducted into Songwriters Hall
June 20, 2019
Near the end of her 10-minute speech, the Grammy winner broke down after telling funny and deep stories about how her creative mind worked as a child. ... read more »
UPDATE: Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill Dead at 52
June 9, 2019
A publicist for rapper Bushwick Bill says the founder of the iconic Houston rap group the Geto Boys has died. Bill’s publicist, Dawn P., told The Associated Press that the rapper died Sunday at 9:35 p.m., ... read more »
Grammy-Nominated Artist Tracy Carter Gears Up to Share His Talent, Creativity And Truth Through Musical Expression
May 30, 2019
Carter is here to make sounds that tell stories, uplift and are in exact alignment with who he is. ... read more »
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 »
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