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Kid Cudi has opened up about using his music to channel the pain and depression he goes through. The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady rapper opened up about his mental health battles during a speech for PBS’s Washington D.C. station WETA and the National Alliance on Mental Illness Home’s virtual event at the…

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With protests continuing throughout our country in support of racial equality and against police brutality, it can be difficult to determine which form of action yto take. With a global health pandemic still ravaging our community, many people can’t risk being on the front lines because of underlying health conditions or due to their responsibility…

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Kanye West’s high school artwork has been appraised. The “Gold Digger” rapper’s cousin-in-law appeared on PBS’s “Antiques Roadshow” to show off the impressive collection, which Kim Kardashian West’s spouse created when he was just 17 years old. The program’s appraiser Laura Woolley priced up the largest art at $6,000 to $8,000, with the rest valued at…

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If you live in Atlanta, you’ve probably seen some of Fabian Williams’ socially conscious artwork throughout the city. His art includes various portraits of African Americans who have made major contributions to Black culture and race relations in America. It kind of makes you wonder about your contribution to the world, the legacy you’re leaving…

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The masterful giant of iconic art, Hebru Brantley, has established his reputation by creating comic-inspired artwork with an urban spin. Brantley’s pop-up shop put Chicago’s best and most influential ideas on display. The home of classic artists like Charles White of a bygone era, Brantley, a Chicago native, has picked up his his palette, his creativity,, his understanding,…

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Nicki Minaj fans are eagerly awaiting the release of her upcoming album “The Pink Print” next month, and the Young Money rapstress spoke about the album and it’s notorious lead single “Anaconda” in a recent interview. Minaj’s track “Anaconda” was everywhere this summer–and the song and it’s video sparked a lot of chatter this past summer.

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Yesterday, Young Money artist Nicki Minaj debuted the racy cover art for her new single “Anaconda.” On the cover, Minaj shamelessly showcases her famous derriere in nothing but a pink G-string bikini and blue sneakers. As predicted, the Smooth magazine inspired image generated quite the tizzy on social media, as fans felt that Minaj should have…

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Hip-hop superproducer Swizz Beatz has been Global Ambassador for New York City Health and Hospital Corporation (HHC) since 2012, and the star/philanthropist was in East Harlem this week to dedicate an original piece of artwork to the Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility. Entitled “Victory,” Swizz said that he wanted to inspire the staff and patients at the facility, who in turn, should serve as inspiration for everyone.

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It’s been 17 years since the tragic murder of Christopher Wallace, better known as hip-hop legend the Notorious B.I.G. Every year on March 9th, fans pay tribute to the fallen artist, but in his home of Brooklyn, N.Y., there as a special sense of pride and honor for the man known as Biggie Smalls. Fans in Biggie’s Bed-Stuy community visited the Bishop gallery on Bedford to view artwork inspired by and hear music from the late rap star.

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