The 2013 Afropunk Festival took place this past weekend at Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park, and the sights and sounds of alternative, rock, electronica, hip-hop, fusion jazz and soul made for another stellar year of music and culture.
Popular rap lyricist, Jean Grae, talks about her new project, Cake or Death, and how she carries on Nelson Mandela‘s message and the culture of South Africa.
Radio personality and retired adult film star Sinnamon Love is launching the new “Sex Love + Hip-Hop” performance and interview series
To see them on stage is one thing, but you have to see them behind the scenes.
The BET Hip Hop Awards took over Atlanta this past weekend, and though there were plenty of our favorite hip-hop men walking the red carpet, a few women stood out during the actual show. Aside from Trina’s hosting gig and the iconic Missy Elliot performing alongside the Violator family during Chris Lighty’s tribute, we got […]
The A3C Hip-Hop Festival serves as a sacred ground for new artists, DJs and producers to network and build a buzz. Since beginning in 2005, artists such as J. Cole, Wale and Yelawolf performed at the festival before experiencing stardom on major record labels. Held at the Masquerade in Atlanta, this year’s event featured notable acts such as Big […]
Raphael Saadiq played at Stubbs in Austin, Texas, during SXSW 2011 on Wednesday, March 16. Later the same evening, Talib Kweli played before a standing room only crowd at Elmos Main Room. Jean Grae made a surprise appearance. –lauren mccadney