Remembering DMX: A Personal Story

Remembering DMX: A Personal Story

Beloved rapper/actor/philanthropist DMX passed away last Friday at the tender age of 50.After a week-long battle in the hospital, family,...
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Op-Ed: Whitelash Will Not Silence Us

Op-Ed: Whitelash Will Not Silence Us

Congress finally certified the votes of the Electoral College for the 2020 election of the United States President and Vice...
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Native American Hip Hop: Rhymes and Stories from the City to the Rez

Native American Hip Hop: Rhymes and Stories from the City to the Rez

by: Kyle Mays November is Native American Heritage Month. But how many people knew that? Better yet, how many people...
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[Op-Ed] Hip Hop Democracy and the Future of Our Freedom

[Op-Ed] Hip Hop Democracy and the Future of Our Freedom

by Kyle T. Mays, Ph.D. In the wake of the election of president-elect Joe Biden and the incoming Vice President,...
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First Kanye, 50 Cent And Now Lil Wayne: We Need Our Men Today

First Kanye, 50 Cent And Now Lil Wayne: We Need Our Men Today

First it was Kanye, then 50 Cent and now Lil Wayne standing beside arguably--- one of the most controversial presidents...
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Amy Coney Barrett: Handmaid or Heroine | Opinion Editorial

Amy Coney Barrett: Handmaid or Heroine | Opinion Editorial

By Nkechi Taifa, Esq. We cannot understand the current moment without viewing it with a historical lens. After the death...
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This ‘Watch The Throne’ Verse Could Explain What’s Going on With Kanye West

This ‘Watch The Throne’ Verse Could Explain What’s Going on With Kanye West

On August 8, 2011 Kanye West and Jay-Z dropped what would become a Grammy nominated joint album called Watch The...
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Millenial On The Move: Karen Civil’s Working While You’re Sleeping

What does success look like in 2015? The usual suspects: Bill Gates, Oprah, Warren Buffett, Michael Jordan, LeBron James...and the list goes on. As baby boomers and their parents are getting older, wiser and m... Read Article
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[Op-Ed] Is Hip Hop Fueling Or Fighting The Class System?

 As attention shifts from the racial divide to class wars, we explore the role rap plays in perpetuating the workings of classism.  Revered for narrating the realities of America's abandoned inner-cities, Hi... Read Article
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OVO Fest Day 2 Recap: Drake, J.Cole, G-Unit, Trey Songz, Usher, PARTYNEXTDOOR, YG, Majid,Lauryn Hill + More

  Photo Credit: Haleema Khan for The Source Magazine/TheSource.com Epic is an understatement  Monday night (August 4th) Drake closed out  his annual show, OVO Fest at The Molson Center in ... Read Article