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Tip “T.I.” Harris is headed to the classroom. The rapper and businessman will be lending his music industry expertise to students at Clark Atlanta University next semester teaching an innovative new course that will merge the history of trap music with the economics behind its success in the industry and mainstream presence. Clark Atlanta University…

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Pop icon Michael Jackson “tore down the walls and the doors” of culture, according to Kanye West. The 43-year-old rapper has defended the reputation of the late pop star in a new interview with Pharrell Williams for i-D magazine, seemingly speaking in reference to the Dan Reed-directed documentary Leaving Neverland. Kanye said: “We should have…

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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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Baldhead Phillips is a keep-it-real comedian hailing from the South Side of Chicago. As a young child, he used comedy as an escape from traumatic situations. His comedic style is upfront and to the point. He touches on the reality of being a young man growing up in tough circumstances while also understanding that the…

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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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On Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, Google released a new video ahead of Black History Month highlighting phenomenal African Americans who have made noteworthy accomplishments. The concept behind the video is to bring awareness to some of “the most searched” history makers and moments that have captured the attention of the world. It opens with “the…

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On Friday Jan. 17, 2020, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey Art, Beats + Lyrics returned to Atlanta for an epic exhibition of artwork, music,and drinks. This year Art, Beats + Lyrics featured tech-centric installations and visual art exhibits from renowned artists like Tim Okamura, Yung Yemi and more. Rolling out showcases some of our favorite pieces…

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Marshall “DJ Mars” Thomas is one of the most respected deejays in the game. Hailing from Springfield, Massachusetts, Mars made a name for himself as a deejay when he moved to Atlanta to attend Clark Atlanta University. Over the years, he has worked with some of the hottest artists, from OutKast to Usher and many…

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Hennessy has found alternative ways to market to urban culture. One of the company’s most intriguing campaigns features rapper Nas. The Queens-raised emcee narrates several commercials that spotlight the lives of great people in history such as Patriarch Auguste Piccard, the first man to reach the stratosphere, and Major Taylor, a Black cyclist who broke…

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