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Hip Hop Hooray: A Wonderful Glimpse Into a Cultural Phenomenon

Danny Groner | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

On Thursday night, the Paley Center in New York City hosted a first look at the upcoming VH1 documentary, The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop, that debuts this week.

Pioneering Rap Album Turns 25

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.08.2013 | Entertainment

A new genre of hip-hop pushed its way to the forefront of mainstream culture 25 years ago on Aug. 8, 1988, when N.W.A's influential debut album "Strai...

Brennan Williams

WATCH: Iconic MTV Show Makes Its Return

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.02.2011 | Black Voices

Following a 16-year hiatus, MTV's iconic show "Yo! MTV Raps" will make its return to the airwaves during a special dubbed, "Yo! MTV Raps Classic Cuts....

Was Basquiat's Last Work On His Drug Dealer's Door?

Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts

On a Saturday morning in the early summer of 1988, Jean-Michel Basquiat stepped through the doorway of a bodega on South 4th Street in Williamsburg. I...

Legendary Hip Hop Artist's Street Art Show

Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

Fab 5 Freddy, born Fred Brathwaite, is a Hip Hop icon and famed graffiti artist. In 1980, he paid homage to Andy Warhol by painting the side of a New ...

'Art in the Streets' at MOCA: This Artweek.LA (April 18-24)

Bill Bush | Posted 06.19.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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'Art In The Streets' Brings The Fire To MOCA

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.14.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Yes, Banksy is here. The giant "Art in the Streets" show opening this weekend at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles gives a patch of real e...

Fabulous Vegas

Doreen Remen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Doreen Remen

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is the newest hotel and resort on the strip. It opened on December 15th, and is now gearing up for its first, blow-out ...