hip hop

Rodney King’s death on Sunday (June 17, 2012) was a tragic and unfitting ending for the man who was at the center of one of…

LOS ANGELES-A community center in L.A.’s notorious Rampart area is helping teenagers stay out of trouble by giving them a creative outlet. A program at the community center, “Sessions LA” use hip-hop and deejay culture to teach them how to make beats using digital technology. CNN reports: Huang eventually moved to Los Angeles, where he […]

OAKLAND, Calif.—The City of Oakland will pay $300,000 to a parolee who said an Oakland police officer planted a gun on him. RELATED: Top 9 Black Stand-Up Comedians Assistant City Attorney Barbara Parker tells the San Francisco Chronicle that the Oakland City Council voted 5-3 in a closed session on Tuesday to pay the amount […]

BRONX-Kool DJ Herc, the deejay many credit with founding hip hop music is very ill without health insurance to help him pay his medical bills. DJ Premier of the group Gangstarr said on his Sirius radio show: For those that know about Hip-Hop, who we call the father of Hip-Hop, Kool Herc, is not doing […]

R&B singer talks about how Charlotte gospel singer John P. Kee inspired him to be a singer.

Washington — Recently several torrent sharing websites including several Hip Hop related ones were shut down by the government. Davey D over at HipHopAnd Politics.com wants to know why. Over the Thanksgiving Holiday something very disturbing took place… Homeland Security along with ICE (Immigration & Customs Enforcement) , the Department of Justice and the National […]

VIA Radio One Cincinnati Holy Hip Hop artist FLAME has just become urban gospel’s newest entrepreneur. The noted lyricist has reportedly just jumped head first…