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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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 […]
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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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.
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
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.