WATCH: Jeezy Brings ‘Thug Motivation’ to NPR’s Tiny Desk

Jeezy Brings 'Thug Motivation' to NPR's Tiny Desk

Jeezy has taken over NPR’s Tiny Desk to hold you down at your desk. Visit for more information Jeezy The Snowman hit the famed NPR desk with a band to perform in front of a crowd of Howard University students. During his set, Sno touched on Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101, performing classics […]

Journalist Brandon Pope Talks Teaming with WBEZ Chicago for ‘Making’ Podcast Exploring Black Cultural Icons

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Black History Month 2023 has wrapped, but the celebration of our icons should continue every day. The documentary podcast, Making, contributes to the rolling education of the social advancement of Black icons. Produced by WBEZ Chicago and hosted by award-winning journalist Brandon Pope, Making highlights icons like Kobe Bryant, Serena Williams, Maya Angelou, and more, […]

Fat Joe Brings Medley of Hits to NPR’s Tiny Desk Home Concert

Fat Joe Brings Medley of Hits to NPR's Tiny Desk Home Concert

The NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert series returned this week bringing in hip-hop icon Fat Joe. For his performance, the Terror Squad leader brought a collection of hits including “My Lifestyle,” “What’s Luv,” “Lean Back,” “Sunshine (The Light),” and “All The Way Up.” Visit for more information The performance was recorded at Joe’s UP […]

Benny the Butcher Invites NPR’s Tiny Desk to His Living Room

The Butcher Coming…. to NPR’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concert. Visit for more information Benny the Butcher is holding down the Griselda records squad for the NPR staple. The Buffalo, NY rapper was supposed to pull up on the actual set but Corona hated on the event, however, that didn’t stop Benny from doing a […]

Mike Pompeo Losing His Mind on Reporter, Doesn’t Deny It, Calls Her ‘Shameful’

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It is almost like no one from the Trump administration treats women with respect. Visit for more information According to, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is alleged to have attacked an NPR correspondent who made claims that he berated her by curing at her. The Secretary claimed that she lied on him and […]

BJ the Chicago Kid Performs Nine Song Medley for His Tiny Desk Concert

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Recently NPR has rolled out an amazing onslaught of Tiny Desk Concerts but BJ the Chicago Kid aimed to smash all of them. The Windy City singer hit the NPR offices and let off an impressive nine songs in the 17-minute run. Visit for more information BJ fans and newcomers get treated to a […]

Megan Thee Stallion is Planning to Release Debut Album in 2020

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2019 was Megan Thee Stallion’s breakthrough year, and next year is already looking bright. Visit for more information She did an interview with NPR and announced that her debut album is due next year. “I really think that I am finally ready to commit to an album,” the H-Town Hottie told the publication. The […]

Megan Thee Stallion Premieres New Song on NPR’s Tiny Desk

Megan Thee Stallion Premieres New Song on NPR's Tiny Desk

Megan Thee Stallion and Phony Ppl joined forces for an NPR Tiny Desk performance. Visit for more information The Hot Girl Summer may be over, but the Head Hottie is still on fire. She recently performed at Saturday Night Live alongside Chance The Rapper right after she kicked off Power 105.1’s Powerhouse. View this […]

Billionaire Presidential Candidate Tom Steyer Says Americans Don’t Know What Happened in Slavery and Supports Reparations

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Reparations is a hot buzz right now, but few people have put the energy into the concept to come up with a substantive plan that works for Black Americans. Visit for more information Billionaire presidential candidate Tom Steyer believes that there is a reason behind this… people just don’t know. Yup. Folk are ignorant […]

Lucky Daye Performs on NPR Tiny Desk

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Lucky Daye gives us a soulful and magical performance at NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series. Visit for more information He brought a 10-piece band that includes horns and his producer and bass player friend “D-Mile.” Daye performed songs off of his recent project Painted that included “Rolled Some Mo,” “Misunderstood” and “Late Night.” With […]

Erykah Badu Performs a NPR Tiny Desk Concert


Erykah Badu is the latest guest to perform at the NPR Tiny Desk Concert series. She had a seven-piece band in where she performed “Rimshot” off her Baduism album and “Green Eyes” from Mama’s Sun album. She provided us with her spiritual connections during her visit. Visit for more information After her two-song performance, […]

[Watch] Mac Miller Teams Up with Thundercat to Perform on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series

[Watch] Mac Miller Teams Up with Thundercat to Perform on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Series

Mac Miller finally released his highly anticipated album Swimming and now he’s getting fans prepared for the tour of the same name with his soulful Tiny Desk Concert featuring tour collaborator Thundercat. Visit for more information The 17-minute concert features Miller and Thundercat performing the  Swimming track “What’s the Use?” along with tracks “Small Worlds” […]

Jorja Smith Delivers Seamless Live Performance for NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk’ Concert Series


Less is more at NPR. The organization’s Tiny Desk concert series is proving this point one musical installment at a time. The minimalistic aesthetic paired with the most talented artists in today’s music sphere proves to be a win-win situation. Today, Jorja Smith stopped by to perform “On My Mind,” “Blue Lights” and “Teenage Fantasy.” Visit […]

On The Rise: Caleborate Drops Video For “Make Me & Take Me”

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Deemed The East Bay’s “Next Rap Titan” by NPR affiliate KQED, Caleborate is sharing a self-directed, one-shot clip to the  “Make Me & Take Me.” What seems like a normal trip to the bank is really a metaphor for the hungry young rapper’s come up – as he emerges from the BART station to roam around Berkeley, Caleborate raps to the camera […]

Chance The Rapper Joins NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series

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NPR (National Public Radio) has developed a successful series where popular artists host live performances in an office. Artists like D.R.A.M, Noname, Gucci Mane, Sampha, and alt-J have all graced the cramped office space and shown just how powerful their music can be in a live setting. The most recent addition to the series is […]

Here’s Why Anderson Paak Was The MVP Of SXSW This Year

The annual South By Southwest (SXSW) festival is an important weekend for a lot of people, in countless ways. Traditionally, it has served as a platform for new artist discovery, with hungry tastemakers looking to find the next big thing before the summer music festival begins. In a lot of ways, Anderson Paak has been the next […]