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#MakeLoveNotTrump: The Science Behind The Physical Damage Trump Causes In Your Brain (And How To Heal It)

Kellee Maize | Posted 10.24.2016 | Politics
Kellee Maize

Generally I am a lover, not a fighter, but I’ve had beef with the American political system for quite some time, and I know I am not alone in my opi...

Remy Ma Explains How Incarcerated Black Women Are Routinely 'Forgotten'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.19.2016 | Black Voices

Two years after her release from state prison and fresh off of winning two BET Hip-Hop Awards, Bronx rap star Remy Ma is speaking out about the obstac...

Zion I Gets Personal On His New Record 'The Labyrinth' Out 10/21

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.14.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Oakland-based hip hop artist Zion I, also known as Baba Zumbi, has finally emerged from the studio ready to release his new solo album, The Labyrinth,...

7 Reasons Kanye West Deserves To Be President

Rohil Aniruth | Posted 10.14.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Rohil Aniruth

Often times, when a figure announces they'll be running for president, a huge number of people are quick to take their word as a joke... but when that joke gets shared around enough and ends up picking up legitimate momentum it's not as funny. It's real.

For People Who Value Hip Hop But Not Black Lives

Rasheena Fountain | Posted 10.02.2016 | Black Voices
Rasheena Fountain

To say that black lives matter creates inner dissonance, something not experienced with the distance of empathizing an experience over music. You love hip hop, so how can black lives not matter?

From Assata to Activism: An Interview With Portland Hip Hop Artist Glenn Waco

Grace Wong | Posted 10.12.2016 | Arts
Grace Wong

Glenn Waco is a hip hop artist from a small town in the northern quadrant of Portland, St John's. He began rapping as a coping mechanism when his grandmother became paralyzed, and Waco says that rapping has always been a "therapeutic process" for him.

Lupita Nyong'o Needs A Record Deal After Rapping Over This Nas Classic

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.26.2016 | Black Voices

Somebody call DJ Drama because it’s time for Lupita Nyong’o to get these bars off her chest. The “Queen of Katwe” actress introduced her Insta...

Clinton And Trump Already Rapped Their Debate

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.26.2016 | Comedy

While we await the first official Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump presidential debate on Monday night, the two candidates have already squared off in a r...

Atlanta Rapper Shawty Lo Killed In Fiery Car Crash

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.21.2016 | Entertainment

ATLANTA - Atlanta rapper Carlos Walker, who went by the stage name Shawty Lo, died early on Wednesday in a fiery car crash while returning from a nigh...

Gnash: "Hopefully The Second Single Makes Me A Household Name"

FaceCulture | Posted 09.19.2016 | Entertainment

Rapper, singer, and producer Gnash has embraced the power of the internet, and it's paying off. The 23-year-old released his single I Hate U, I Love U...

GTA Debuts "Little Bit of This" Featuring Vince Staples and Talks Bowling With Rihanna

Kyle Stevens | Posted 09.20.2016 | Entertainment
Kyle Stevens

GTA are making sure we have good times ahead this weekend as they dropped their music video "Little Bit of This" featuring Vince Staples earlier in th...

A Letter To Tupac Shakur, 20 Years Later

Kevin Powell | Posted 09.13.2016 | Entertainment
Kevin Powell

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Dear Tupac: There is a lot I want to say to you, so much so that I do not know where to begin. There is rarely a day o...

Twenty Years After Tupac's Death, Does His Music Still Endure?

Paul Cantor | Posted 09.13.2016 | Entertainment
Paul Cantor

Unless you're one of the conspiracy theorists who thinks he's alive and well in Cuba, as of September 13, 2016, Tupac Shakur has been dead for 20 years.

Chicago Artists Unite To Condemn Gun Violence In Their City

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.07.2016 | Black Voices

A group of Chicago artists are speaking out against the routine violence in their community. So Chi Voices creates music which they hope will help to ...

Foxy Brown; The Mahogany Rap Bitch

Rashad Benton | Posted 08.29.2016 | Entertainment
Rashad Benton

Photo Courtesy of Foxy Brown; the chocolate rap bitch from the 90's. First off, where is she? Can someone tap her on the should...

Cold World: An Interview With Iceberg Theory

Alex Koenig | Posted 08.11.2016 | Entertainment
Alex Koenig

I caught up with Iceberg Theory and discussed the essentials of hip-hop -- beats, rhymes and life -- alongside subjects unique to him, such as fantasy and religion.

This Dallas Rap Group Released A Powerful Ode To Black Lives Matter

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 08.10.2016 | Black Voices

Lyricist-rapper Cameron McCloud couldn’t stomach the violence anymore after hearing of the deaths of innocent black men Alton Sterling and Philando ...

This Poet Says What Every Person With Multicultural Heritage Needs To Hear

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.10.2016 | Arts

Omar Musa wants to use his voice any way he can ― whether written, spoken, screamed, or sung. The second generation Malaysian-Australian has devoted...

G-Eazy: 'I Base My Success On Real People'

FaceCulture | Posted 08.03.2016 | Entertainment

With two consecutive top-5 records and an appearance on Britney Spears' new album rapper G-Eazy is one of the hottest rappers of the moment. However, ...

"My Five Favorite Films" with Rappers Uncommon Nasa, Short Fuze, And Curly Castro

Alex Koenig | Posted 07.18.2016 | Entertainment
Alex Koenig

Autonomy Music by Short Fuze & Uncommon Nasa At its best, Uncommon Nasa and Short Fuze's Autonomy Music bumps like a buddy cop movie soundtrack from ...

HuffPost Black Voices Presents: BARS

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.12.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Lin-Manuel Miranda Names His Favorite Rappers Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.05.2016 | Arts

By now, even the freshest fans of Lin-Manuel Miranda are aware of the fact that his hip-hop-inspired musical "Hamilton" is filled with veiled referenc...

Satirical Nerdcore Rapper M.C. Hawking Set to Perform For Stephen Hawking at STARMUS Festival

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Imitating Stephen Hawking is a bold move, but doing it with wit and satire is an endearing statement. Hailing from Gloucester, Massachusetts is musici...

How Do You Spell Hip Hop Entrepreneur? Berner

Steve Harmon | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Steve Harmon

As a veteran of Silicon Valley and startups there are identifying characteristics of being an entrepreneur that I've found exist in successful musicians. Yes, musicians. Artists.

Music Debut for TV Babe Cierra Ramirez

Roxane Assaf Lynn | Posted 06.14.2016 | Entertainment
Roxane Assaf Lynn

Barely old enough to drink, singer-actor Cierra Ramirez is poised to take the stage in global fashion with an urban/pop EP release June 20, coinciding...