hip hop


Activists Pressure McDonald’s To Stop Ads On Radio Stations That Play ‘Hateful’ Music

A group of activists who want to clean-up urban hip hop radio say its poisoning young minds and they’re trying to pressure one of the biggest radio advertisers to join their fight.


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Jukebox Jury: Is There Room For Feelings In Hip-Hop?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Emotions in hip-hop aren’t exactly new. Tupac’s “Dear Mama” was one of […]


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Report: Rapper Common May Lose Condo To Foreclosure

Common may be in jeopardy of losing his Chicago condominium to foreclosure, according to an online report.


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Hip-hop Artist Common To Perform At Rally For Dems

He’ll join President Barack Obama at South Side free weekend event.


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Best Hip Hop Artist From Chicago

From Kanye to Common, Lupe to Twista, these MCs have restored Chicago’s reputation as a Midwestern mecca of Hip Hop. Kanye West Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, singer, and record producer. He started […]