Rap City: An Oral History of TV’s Longest-Running Hip-Hop Show Freestyles, fashion and the final Biggie interview: Hosts look back at nearly two decades of BET’s home for rhymes. Spanning the 19 years between 1989 and 2008, BET’s Rap City was the longest running hip-hop TV show in history. It helped rap grow from urban […]
Chris Brown is refusing to sign the contract for his boxing match against Soulja Boy, the rapper has claimed. The Loyal singer and the Crank That (Soulja Boy) star challenged each other to a fight in January (17) after getting embroiled in an online feud over Chris’ ex Karrueche Tran. According to Soulja Boy, Chris […]
Joey Bada$$ spoke with Hot 97 presenter Unee to talk about how much he has matured within the space of the last few years, teaching at Harvard and dealing with discrimination. Its clear to see that the New York-based rapper has definitely evolved and stepped outside of his comfort zone.
The Grammys have a category for black things of note, a list formally known the Urban Contemporary album. The category’s creators would argue otherwise, even though all of the artists nominated since its inception are non-white (and almost entirely black). Music producer Ivan Barias—the Academy’s Board of Trustees member who was part of the cabal […]