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Oakland ‘raptivist’ hopes to shift false narratives of the Black community through art and music

Oakland ‘raptivist’ hopes to shift false narratives of the Black community through art and music

A San Francisco Bay Area-based hip hop educational organization is fighting to stay afloat financially after local shelter-in-place orders forced the suspension of in-person operations. Hip Hop for
Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series canceled for 2020 due to coronavirus

Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series canceled for 2020 due to coronavirus

Cancellation, due to COVID-19 pandemic, impacts shows with Phish, Bob Dylan, Slightly Stoopid, Kenny Chesney, Old Dominion, Rascal Flatts, Kid Rock, more.
T-Pain and Bryson Tiller Make It Clear They Are Not Rappers

T-Pain and Bryson Tiller Make It Clear They Are Not Rappers

T-Pain took to Twitter to declare that he isn't a rapper, a sentiment that was supported by Bryson Tiller, who apparently is also referred to as a rapper.

WATCH: Megan Fox Stars in Machine Gun Kelly’s ‘Bloody Valentine’ Music Video

Machine Gun Kelly is back with an incredible visual for his signal “Bloody Valentine. Following its release on Wednesday, May...
Exclusive: Joey Bada$$ Talks Partnership With NYC Fund for Public Schools to Benefit Homeless Youth

Exclusive: Joey Bada$$ Talks Partnership With NYC Fund for Public Schools to Benefit Homeless Youth

Rapper, actor and Pro Era collective co-founder Joey Bada$$ tells The Root that each year, he creates a list of goals he aims to accomplish for the next 365 days. The Brooklyn native explains that one
BottleRock Napa Valley introduces new online concert series

BottleRock Napa Valley introduces new online concert series

Imagine Dragons, Muse, The Head and the Heart, Tash Sultana and Earth, Wind & Fire among featured acts on the new (re)LIVE BottleRock concert series.
'Misery gives us strength': Soolking, the rap voice of young Algeria

'Misery gives us strength': Soolking, the rap voice of young Algeria

His tracks have been streamed billions of times, with Liberté becoming an anthem for Algerian freedom. And having been an undocumented migrant, Soolking’s own liberty is hard wonThirty-year-old
6ix9ine, el rapero que delató a una banda para evitar 47 años de carcel, rompe todos los records durante su arresto domiciliario

6ix9ine, el rapero que delató a una banda para evitar 47 años de carcel, rompe todos los records durante su arresto domiciliario

GOOBA, la nueva canción del neoyorquino, acumula 100 millones de visionados en YouTube y podría ser número uno la próxima semana
Riz Ahmed Is Rethinking What Matters

Riz Ahmed Is Rethinking What Matters

Alexis Okeowo interviews the actor and musician Riz Ahmed about his new album “The Long Goodbye,” his thoughts about the United Kingdom and the United States, and life during the coronavirus
KSI: ‘Money gravitates towards me’

KSI: ‘Money gravitates towards me’

With millions of young followers, Olajide Olatunji is one of Britain’s biggest internet stars – now the man behind the acronym explains why he is revealing his personal sideDuring the past couple of

Pop Smoke Posthumous Album: Release Date, Details & Info

Pop Smoke was shot and killed in February of this year prior to the release of his debut album. However,...
Lil Uzi Vert Net Worth 2020: How Much Is Lil Uzi Worth?

Lil Uzi Vert Net Worth 2020: How Much Is Lil Uzi Worth?

Symere Woods, better known as Lil Uzi Vert, is one of the most popular and influential rappers of 2020. With...
Concerts in the COVID-19 age: Could all this really await music fans?

Concerts in the COVID-19 age: Could all this really await music fans?

Temperature taken on way into venue? No mingling? No mixed drinks? Eyes turn to small club in Arkansas for what the future of concerts may be like.

Brockhampton: things can’t stay the same

A deviation from the group’s recent pop releases and a return to their hip-hop roots, Brockhampton’s “things can’t stay the same” centers on verses from two of the group’s 10+ members. Sampling a

Tekashi 6ix9ine’s $200,000 Declined By No Kid Hungry

Tekashi 6ix9ine came back in a big way this month. The controversial Brooklyn rapper released his first new single, “GOOBA”,...

WATCH: Migos ‘Racks 2 Skinny’ Music Video & Lyrics

Migos continue to bless fans with new music during quarantine. After dropping the single “Taco Tuesday” a week ago, the...

Meek Mill Continues Feud With Tekashi 6ix9ine

Meek Mill isn’t backing down from his internet feud with Tekashi 6ix9ine. Like many, Meek has plenty to say about...
6ix9ine's Ex Reacts to His Recent Instagram Live Appearance

6ix9ine's Ex Reacts to His Recent Instagram Live Appearance

The prodigal rapper 6ix9ine has returned, and many people have something to say about it, including his ex-girlfriend Sara Molina.

WATCH: Tekashi 6ix9ine Apologizes For Snitching on IG Live

Tekashi 6ix9ine is back in a big way. The controversial Brooklyn rapper with rainbow hair dropped his new single “GOOBA”...