“What made A Tribe Called Quest special is that if one looks closely enough, it is possible to believe that they were sent here directly by some wild-dreaming ancestors, straight from another era.” – Hanif Abdurraqib
What is a holiday season without the perfect soundtrack? Check out HARI’s ‘A Hiphop Christmas’ Playlist featuring Kurtis Blow, Run DMC, Tyler the Creator, Gucci Mane, The Temptations and more. Enjoy!
The year was 1993. It had been twenty years since Kool Herc partied at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue and it was clear a presumed ‘moment’ was, in fact, a movement. Hiphop was vibrant, dynamic and only getting bigger and better.
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, check out this list of 10 hiphop songs put together by Okayplayer that address mental health and wellness.
Pusha T is part of the team behind a new hiphop music discovery app called "Heir" that aims to help the hiphop industry engage more with fans.
While the United States is undeniably home to the largest hiphop culture anywhere in the world, hiphop talent can be found from cultures all around the globe.
During the month of April, the 2018 Hiphop x Asia series will highlight artists from Asia, celebrate the intersection of hiphop with Asian culture, and examine how cultures can draw from each other while promoting mutual respect.
Lupe Fiasco reminded us, once again, that he is a consistent voice of insightful critique when he shared his thoughts on The Reaper’s Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery by Professor Vincent Brown, Director of the History Design Studio at Harvard University.
By Alvin Benjamin Carter III
Originally Published on November 16, 2009
Twenty-year-old R&B artist Kehlani has erupted from California’s Bay Area with graceful intensity, resembling the rare force uplifting waters in generating a tsunami.