The Business of Hip Hop

Waka Flocka Flame Joins Forces with Streetwear Brand DRO

Hip-Hop and entertainment mogul Waka Flocka Flame has entered into an ownership agreement with Los Angeles lifestyle brand DRO® to grow the brand's offline/online presence including the alignment of future...

Snoop Dogg’s The Beyond D-O-Double G Sandwich Drops at Dunkin’ Shops This Week Only

Dunkin' is welcoming the new decade by shining the spotlight on one of its most significant menu introductions in recent brand history, the Beyond Sausage® Sandwich. In the starring role...

Lil Wayne to Headline ‘Delano Live Presented by TIDAL’ Concert Series

sbe, the leading international hospitality group that develops, manages and operates award-winning brands, and global music and entertainment streaming platform, TIDAL, announce the second installment of the new "Delano Live...

DJ Tryfe’s Inaugural VIRIBUS Ball To Raise Awareness About Mental Illness

  DJ Tryfe’s Inaugural VIRIBUS Ball Hopes To Raise Awareness In the Black Community About Mental Illness and Donate Funds to Taraji P. Henson’s Foundation (Washington, DC) January 6, 2020...

Education

Taco Bell Foundation Opens Applications for $6 Million in Live Más Scholarships

The Taco Bell Foundation opened applications for its fifth annual round of Live Más Scholarships, which will award more than...

Howard University Awards Six Students with the 2019-20 Patricia Roberts Harris Public Affairs Fellowship

Howard University announced the selection of six students who will receive the Patricia Roberts Harris Public Affairs Fellowship (PRH). Administered...

Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Debuts Theaster Gates’ ‘Black Image Corporation’

The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art is proud to present the United States premiere of "Theaster Gates: Black Image...

Morehouse College, Prairie View A&M University & Spelman College Receive $3M in Grants

Morehouse College, Prairie View A&M University and Spelman College announced that they are the recipients of $3 million in grants...

Spelman Deltas Make Record Breaking Donation

In celebration of their 25th Anniversary, the Spring 1994 line of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. -  Eta Kappa Chapter...

5 Questions

5 Questions With… Ben Merlis

When Hip Hop first started gaining commercial success, no one had a clue how it would have fared, especially with so many entities being started and not having an exact...

5 Questions With… Ali Caldwell

Opportunity is all anyone needs to get the chance to prove themselves. Particularly in the music business, one chance meeting or performance can turn into a successful career.  In 2016,...

5 Questions With… Tyler Dumont

Obstacles and distractions can break people. The intricacies of life can complicate matters and throw us for a loop that some never recover from or if they do, their outlook...

5 Questions With… Anthony Burrell

What do you do after being successful with your craft and want to help others? Well, if you've worked with the likes of Mariah Carey and Beyonce and have worked...

Awards

Sekou Andrews Becomes First Poet Nominated For ‘Best Spoken Word Album’ GRAMMY in Over a Decade

For the first time in twelve (12) years a contemporary spoken word poet has received a  GRAMMY® nomination in the...

Jesse Jackson To Honor Rory Gamble, Maureen Taylor, John Conyers, Jon Wolman in Detroit on MLK Day

Rainbow PUSH founder and legendary civil rights leader, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., will host MLK national holiday at 7:00 p.m....

Devin Booker Receives November NBA Cares Community Assist Award

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker has received the November NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente in recognition...

Terry Crews to Receive 2020 NAB Television Chairman’s Award

-- Popular “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” actor and “America’s Got Talent” host will accept award at NAB Show -- ###WASHINGTON, D.C. –...

Freweini Mebrahtu Named The 2019 CNN Hero Of The Year

Freweini Mebrahtu, who is fighting the cultural stigma around menstruation in Ethiopia by educating students and producing reusable pads that...

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