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The State of Hip Hop

In this blog series, I endeavor to document the evolution of Hip Hop and discuss what those changes signify about American culture and Black culture. Hip Hop music is (and always has been) so much more than just music.

Why We Love Azealea Banks

August 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Story Everyone probably remembers the big issue about Azealea Banks’ candid comments about Iggy Azalia and the [...]

Wale Reaching Higher

July 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Story While the media covering Hip Hop is busy obsessing about Meek Mills’ accusations about the authenticity of [...]

Akon Lighting Africa

July 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Story There is a story that didn’t get anywhere near the attention that it should have. A Black man endeavors to [...]

The Prince Goes Platinum

June 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

J.Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive has reached platinum status. It will be Cole’s first platinum album. However [...]

The Truth About Role Models

September 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

  The Story Recently Nicki Minaj sought to return to her alma mater, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Art and [...]

The Complexity of Progress

July 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

In recent news it was announced that Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey, the mother of legendary Hip Hop producer J. [...]
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