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Jay Z

Jay-Z Reportedly Interested in Buying Harvey Weinstein’s Stake in TWC

Jay-Z may be looking to make an investment in The Weinstein Company (TWC) in midst…

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Kevin Liles’ Discovers Next Big Voice In Hip Hop Through Hashtag Challenge

The iconic hip hop executive signed a local rapper from Chicago who won the #freestyle50 competition

After launching a national freestyle competition earlier this year, music mogul Kevin Liles has found…

By Selena Hill

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‘Hamilton’s’ Miranda, Music, and Mobile Equals Business Marketing Magic

Marketers can take a cue from Broadway in time for a new mass market

Brands can take cues from creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and boost marketing strategies with music and…

By L Michelle Smith

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#freestyle50

Music Mogul Kevin Liles Talks about the #freestyle50 Competition and Longevity [Video]

Liles teamed up with Verizon to launch the #freestyle50 competition in order to find the next big voice in hip-hop

Kevin Liles teamed up with Verizon for the second year in a row to launch…

By Selena Hill

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Trill Teal

This Entrepreneur is Infusing Hip Hop Into Tea One Cup at a Time

More than just a tea, Trill Tea founder Chaz Greene has created a lifestyle brand for the culture

Chaz Greene, a 28-year-old college dropout-turned-entrepreneur, launched Trill Tea, a brand of herbal tea that…

By Selena Hill

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WE tv's Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta Premiere Screening Event

Bow Wow and Crew Make Their Broadcast Debut on WE tv’s ‘Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta’

Let's just say, I've found my new reality TV obsession

Last night was the series premiere of Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta. However, I was given a…

By Jordan Willard

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Harvard

Harvard Student Submits Rap Album as Senior Thesis, Earns Honors

This 20-year-old's creativity and lyricism has made him a standout at the IVY League school

Rather than writing a traditional thesis paper, 20-year-old Obasi Shaw became the first student at…

By Selena Hill

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Jimii Hitmaker

Independent Artist Jimii Hitmaker Signs Distribution Deal With Amada Records

The promising rapper has reached another milestone in his career

In an exclusive BE interview, Jimii Hitmaker opened up about his new distribution deal and…

By Selena Hill

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Fabolous

Fabolous Talks Hip-Hop, Business, and Why He’s Taking Over Your Grocery Store

Fabolous' latest venture has placed him in an aisle where he's never gone before -- and that's the snack aisle at your local supermarket

Fabolous’ latest venture has placed him in an aisle where he’s never gone before –…

By Selena Hill

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George

George Michael’s Mark on Pop, R&B, and Hip-Hop Music

The late musician lives on through his influence on the sound and style of artists today

More than just a pop singer, George Michael was a music legend who influenced artists…

By Selena Hill

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chance

The 25 Got-to-Get Gospel Songs of 2016

Here are some of the top gospel tracks that dropped this year

As the year of 2016 closes, we decided to compile a list of what we…

By Bil Carpenter

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MC Lyte

MC Lyte Leading Women on the W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience

The pioneer rapper opens up about wealth, Kanye, Trump and the lack of women in hip-hop

In an exclusive interview, MC Lyte discusses The W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience, females in hip-hop, and Kanye…

By The Hip-Hop Socialite

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election

3 Ways Black Celebs are Encouraging YOU Today to VOTE Tomorrow

From free concerts to taking action at the polls, here are 3 ways black celebs are emphasizing the need to make your voice heard on Nov. 8.

From free concerts to taking action at the polls, here are 3 ways black celebs…

By Kali Wilder

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Kevin Gates

Why I Won’t Defend Kevin Gates

Boys shouldn’t hit girls. Rappers shouldn't either

Black men are subjected to discrimination and inconsistencies under the law. Still, that doesn’t exclude…

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STEM

How Hip-Hop Can Engage Black Kids in STEM Education

Initiative seeks to integrate arts and design in STEM curriculum using the power of hip-hop music and culture to introduce youth to the wonder and beauty of science

Find out how hip hop is playing a vital role in engaging African American students…

By Jared Brown

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International and African Hip-Hop Connects Globally

The global fusion of American hip-hop, African Afrobeat and Caribbean rhythms

This is not the first time a global Hip Hop artist has collaborated with a…

By Claudine Moore

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Nicki Minaj Advice to Women: ‘Don’t Ever Be Ashamed to Ask for The Top Dollar’

From day one, Minaj knew she would be the boss in her career

Nicki Minaj talks to Time about the importance of women being unapologetic about demanding more…

By Courtney Connley

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National Poetry Month: 5 Young Black Wordsmiths Who ‘Rock the Mic’

The roots of hip-hop are still alive and these word slingers are ruling the day

It’s the 20th Anniversary of National Poetry Month

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Kennedy Center Names Q-Tip First Artistic Director of Hip-hop Culture

Founding member of A Tribe Called Quest named artistic director of hip-hop culture at the Kennedy Center

Q-tip, a founding member of A Tribe Called Quest named Artistic Director of Hip Hop…

By Kandia Johnson

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Dr. Dre, recording artist and entrepreneur

Black History Month: Dr. Dre, Hip-Hop Artist and Entrepreneur

29 days of modern black history makers

Andre Young, aka Dr. Dre—the critically acclaimed producer, rapper, founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment,…

By Safon Floyd

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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