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Hip-Hop and Religion With Bun B and Professor Pinn

Azeem Khan | Posted 05.05.2015 | Entertainment
Azeem Khan

Hip Hop and religion are not two things that seem to have much of a connection to each other to the average person. Professor Anthony Pinn of Rice University has based 20+ years on it though.

Detroit Hip Hop's Black Milk Says If There's A Hell Below May Be His Last Rap Album for a While

Kelly Frazier | Posted 03.11.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Recently, Black Milk released If There's A Hell Below, his latest project that might be his last album as a rapper for a while as he looks to shift to the production side of things. I chatted with Black Milk on the phone recently about the new album and about the balance he's trying to find between being a rapper and a producer.

Beyonce Shows Her Houston Roots

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 03.30.2013 | Entertainment

Just weeks after Beyonce debuted "Bow Down / I Been On," a remix has dropped. Led by Houston rapper Bun B, the "I Been On" remix premiered on Hous...

Mixtape Review: Childish Gambino's "Royalty"

Rap Genius | Posted 09.04.2012 | Entertainment
Rap Genius

The more things change, the more Childish Gambino's commitments to Asian women and pop-culture references stay the same. The style wrapped around those CG mainstays is evolving for the better, though.

Grand Opening, Grand Closing: Action Bronson and Mr. M-fin' eXquire Shut Down Southpaw

Jerell Tongson | Posted 04.14.2012 | New York
Jerell Tongson

Action Bronson and Mr. M-fin' eXquire called their friends Das Racist, Smoke DZA, El-P and Cormega in an incredible night of hip hop worthy of closing out Southpaw's short but illustrious run as one of the top venues in Park Slope.

Trymaine Lee

Rapper Bun B Joins Occupy Houston: 'Don't Just Tweet About It. Be About It.' | Trymaine Lee | Posted 12.14.2011 | Black Voices

First, hip hop mogul Russell Simmons joined the Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York City to rally against corporate greed and corruption. Then r...

Funk Flex's Birthday Extravaganza Tests The Limits Of Hip Hop Legend

Zara Golden | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Zara Golden

The mood last night at BB King's was celebratory. The evening was billed as Funkmaster Flex's Birthday Extravaganza, and the line to get in when doors...

From Trilling to Trill

Alec Gewirtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alec Gewirtz

What would it mean for highbrow critics to take an album like Bun-B's Trill O.G. seriously? We barely know, since it's almost never done.

SXSW Musicians Interact with Fans on the Street

Mark R. Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Mark R. Collins

The SXSW atmosphere provides interview opportunities to anyone brave enough to chat somebody up. Musicians are everywhere, just hanging out enjoying music.