Writer Says That Hip-Hop Is Holding African-Americans Back

Author Thomas Chatterton Williams, has book, “Losing My Cool: How a Father’s Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture,” out where he claimed that hip-hop music is detrimental to African-Americans. He was interviewed by Angel Woodall for the Oakland Tribune, here are some excerpts:

Ras Kass, Chuck D Speak Out Against Arizona Immigration Law

This week’s passing of the Arizona immigration law has caused wide controversy and heated debate across the country. The bill was signed into Arizona law by Governor Jan Brewed on Monday, and permits police to use their own judgement in questioning anyone about their immigration status. Those who do not have their papers will face state punishment and police officers who do not inquire into the immigration status of “suspicious persons” may also face a state cri

Is Hip-Hop Being Used Against Black People By Racist Executives?

Is Hip-Hop Being Used Against Black People By Racist Executives?

KRS-ONE Says Pioneers Of Hip-hop Boycotting The Hip-Hop Museum???

Krs-1 announced on behalf of Afrika Baambaata and the pioneers of hip-hop that they will not be supporting the hip-hop museum on the eve of the grand opening. He states that the founder of the Museum never consulted or sought out any input from the pioneers and yet once again they are being used instead of being taken care of while the museum makes millions.

Corporate America To Rappers: The More Ignorant and Animal Like You Are, The More Money We’ll Pay You!

Hip-hop journalist Isis wisdom takes a hard look at the influence that corporate america has over todays hottest rappers and ponders is it for the good or the detriment of hip-hop.

The A3C Hip Hop Festival Announces 2010 Dates

On the eve of the South by Southwest Music Festival, A3C founders have announced the dates for the 2010 A3C Hip Hop Festival in Atlanta. Dates for A3C 2010 will be October 7,8, and 9.


New York, NY (March 15, 2010) – Today, MTV2 premieres the reinvention of the hit “Sucker Free” franchise, reminding fans that if it happens in hip-hop it happens here.

SXSW Hip-Hop Line Up

Chamillionaire and Paul Wall kick off their joint tour (dates below) with a SXSW headline show at La Zona Rosa on Wednesday, March 17th. The show also includes Trae Tha Truth, Chalie Boy, Dorrough, Fat Pimp and more.

Why Can’t I Be Hip-hop? Just ‘Cause I’m Old?

Writer Khalil Amani, asks the question why can’t he be hip-hop because of his age. It is a funny but truthful commentary about how young people view age in hiphop and how preposterous it is.

Album Review: Rakim-The Seventh Seal 3.5 out of 5 Stars

Wordonthestreetsmag.com reviewed Rakims album “The seventh seal” and gave it 3.5 stars out of 5. To read more and why we gave him this rating check out the article.

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