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Harvard University Establishes Nas Hip Hop Fellowship

Harvard is giving love to one of the greatest to ever do it: Nas. It was recently announced that Queensbridge’s own will have a fellowship named after him!

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Is Willow Smith’s New Song “Summer Fling” Age Appropriate?

Smith’s new single, “Summer Fling,” has raised eyebrows due to its subject matter and accompanying video. A few op-eds have questioned the idea of a 12-year old having a “summer fling.”

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Rhymes and Reasons Interviews Eve Ewing About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed Her Life

Rhymes and Reasons interviews Eve Ewing about the Hip Hop songs that changed her life: A Tribe Called Quest’s “I Left My Wallet in El Segundo,” M.I.A.’s “Paper Planes,” and Serengeti’s “Day by Day.”

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Lauryn Hill Begins Three-Month Prison Sentence for Tax Evasion

Lauryn Hill began serving a three-month jail sentence for tax evasion.

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16-Year Old Wondagurl Produced a Track on Jay-Z’s New Album

At just 16-years-old, Toronto’s own Ebony Oshunrinde – aka Wondagurl – produced a beat that made its way onto Jay-Z’s new album!

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Pro-Palestinian Organization’s Petition Calls on Alicia Keys to Cancel Israel Concert

Pro-Palestinian organization called the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation has created an online petition, calling on Alicia Keys to cancel a concert in Israel scheduled for July 4th.

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17-Year Old Cellist Angelique Montes Chosen for National Youth Orchestra

Very big things are in store for 17 year-old cellist Angelique Montes. Hailing from New Orleans, Montes was chosen over 1,000 other young musicians for a spot on the National Youth Orchestra.

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Diddy Launches Revolt TV this Fall!

-Rashad Smith, Rochester, New York. Remember when we use to tune in to MTV and watch TRL, waiting on our favorite videos on the countdown? What about Pop Up Video on VH-1, that contained informational bubbles, trivia, and sexual anecdotes that kept us intrigued… remember that? Most certainly we cannot forget the comcial Al Shearer of […]

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Nina Simone Documentary In The Works

The estate of Nina Simone has partnered with @radical.media to bring us the definitive documentary on the life and legacy of Nina Simone.

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Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” Accused of Condoning Rape

Robin Thicke’s current single “Blurred Lines” f/ Pharrell and T.I. is sitting at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. But not everyone is singing along. A growing chorus of voices take issue with the song, and have even accused it of promoting rape

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