Tag: hip hop

Nas introduces Hip-Hop fellowship

Nas introduces Hip-Hop fellowship

| November 24, 2013

Legendary hip-hop lyricist and poet Nas has been chosen to become the face of a new Hip-Hop Fellowship that was founded and developed at Harvard University earlier this year.

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D.S. Sense takes hip hop, R&B on ‘Space Audissey’

D.S. Sense takes hip hop, R&B on ‘Space Audissey’

| November 5, 2013

By Steve Furay Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen “Nobody has to take interest in what I’m putting out, how I feel or how I present it,” said D.S. Sense, sitting comfortably outside on a fall afternoon in Detroit. “But, the fact there is an audience who appreciates it is priceless.” If the […]

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Entertainment in a Nutshell: Pharrell Williams, Tamar Braxton, Robin Thicke, Oprah Winfrey, Jay Z

Entertainment in a Nutshell: Pharrell Williams, Tamar Braxton, Robin Thicke, Oprah Winfrey, Jay Z

| November 1, 2013

Pharrell Williams, 40 and Helen Lasichanh had a lavish wedding ceremony and reception Saturday, October 12th. The couple tied the knot in a secret ceremony in France in late August…

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Is Lecrae hip hop’s savior?

Is Lecrae hip hop’s savior?

| October 7, 2013

Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Daily World—Atlanta’s newest rap star Lecrae prepares to put on his church clothes again. How do you follow up the most important Christian hip hop album of all time?

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Entertainment in a Nutshell: Teyana Taylor, Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union and more

Entertainment in a Nutshell: Teyana Taylor, Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union and more

| October 1, 2013

Chelsea Lenora White briefs readers on current entertainment news and happenings minus the pretense and long explanations.

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Hip Hop turns 40

Hip Hop turns 40

| August 15, 2013

It’s hard to believe, but on Sunday, Aug. 11, Hip Hop celebrated its 40th birthday. Yes, the big 4-0. It’s been four decades of creativity, invaluable efforts and love. Do you remember the doubters who said it wouldn’t last? They sure missed the mark. Looking back, the DJ has been the most significant element in Hip Hop since its inception.

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Spotlight on DJ Polaris of Andromeda

Spotlight on DJ Polaris of Andromeda

| July 11, 2013

I’m DJ Polaris and I was born and raised right here in Fort Wayne, Ind., in the mid ’70s and I was always surrounded by music because my parents always played it. They had everything from R&B, blues and soft rock, since hip hop was just starting, so they played the classics

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Can the black community change the face of the hip-hop industry?

Can the black community change the face of the hip-hop industry?

| June 24, 2013

Members of the black intelligentsia let out a collective victory cry when hip-hop artist Lil Wayne lost a multi-million dollar endorsement deal with Mountain Dew as a result of lyrics comparing the beating of murdered teenager Emmett Till in 1955 to female genitalia.

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