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Godfather of West Coast Rap Alonzo Williams Emerges Defiant In HBO Documentary and New Audio Book Release

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Los Angeles, CA – The acronym N.W.A. are three explosive letters loaded with controversy within the unpredictable genre of hip hop. But for one man, those letters mean only one thing – Not Without Alonzo. Alonzo “Lonzo” Williams is widely acknowledged as the definitive “Godfather of West Coast Hip Hop” and considering his historical stance […]

Sunni & Her Hip Hop Bunny Children’s Book Series Merges Arts with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Demetria McKinney Featuring Kandi “Unnecessary Trouble”

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R&B songstress, Demetria McKinney (www.demetriamckinney.com), releases her new single and video featuring singer/songwriter, Kandi. The song titled “Unnecessary Trouble” premiered on Season 8 of Bravo TV’s Real Housewives of Atlanta where McKinney made a guest appearance. The video was directed by famed photographer Derek Blanks and features RHOA alumni Claudia Jordan. Download “Unnecessary Trouble” now:

From Mary Church Terrell to Barbara Lee: Black Women in the Peace Movement

Hip Hop Phenom, Rahccy, Knocks Down Musical Walls with “Miss Jill on 108th”

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Los Angeles, CA – Imagine if Lauryn Hill, Meshell Ndegeocello and Angie Stone were all harmonizing together on one song. You would have Ndegeochello’s bottomless, balmy bass, Hill’s wicked, spitfire lyricism and Angie Stone’s lusciously seductive tonality. What if however, one tiny, unassuming woman could stand alone and deliver all that fervor with a frequency […]

A Conversation With Black Women on Race

KRS-ONE: ‘Technology is Attempting to Manipulate Hip-Hop

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By Christopher Harris, The Village Voice – At 26, KRS-One sneered, crouched, and raised his fists in a fighting stance on the cover of the Village Voice’s June 1992 Rock ‘n’ Roll Quarterly edition. Within a sprawling twenty-two-page Q&A, penned by Robert Christgau, the Voice examined the young rapper’s ideologies in a cover story titled […]

Sunni & Her Hip Hop Bunny Children’s Book Series Merges Arts with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Sunni & Her Hip Hop Bunny Children’s Book Series Merges Arts with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

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Sunni & Her Hip Hop Bunny (the children’s book series) merges Arts (Hip Hop) with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) to create fun and colorful children’s books that teach and inspire. Hip-Hop transcends cultural barriers and engages all children while enabling them to develop personal connections to concepts like S.T.E.M. Early exposure to S.T.E.A.M. […]

The Building Green Initiative Celebrates Earth Day Naming Ten Greenest HBCUs

Has Hip Hop Changed Race Relations in America?

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By Dwayne West (TBTNews Service) – Hip hop mogul Jay – Z (Shaun Carter) and urban spokesperson for President Barack Obama, recently stated that hip hop culture has done more for race relations in America the last 30 years than any other individual, genre or movement. And I concur! This of course will disturb some […]

Fire Flame Columnist – The Gantt Report

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By Lucius Gantt – “We the business, hundred million dollars, we the business, hundred million dollars”! If you listen to what your children listen to or listen to rap music yourself, you know the above quote is the hook for the current number one video on BET’s 106 & Park Show entitled “Fire Flame Spitters”. […]