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LISTEN: 21 Christmas Songs To Compliment Your Holiday Season

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Nothing gets us more in the holiday mood than our favorite yuletide tunes. From timeless classics such as Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas ...

Barack the Polls! Obama Keep Raising Hell!

Russell Simmons | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics
Russell Simmons

History will judge this president not just for being the first black president, but for being the president that began our nation's course toward a more progressive union.

Hip Hop in the Rock Hall Is Cool

David Wild | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
David Wild

In recent years, I've grown tired of hearing people who would classify themselves as music lovers offering vaguely snide comments about rap and Hip hop artists making the grade in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

'We Were All Waiting On A Load Of Blow To Come'

Posted 08.09.2013 | Entertainment

Some of the most famous rock songs of all time were composed while the artists were on drugs -- or waiting for drugs, as was the case with Aerosmith. ...

Don't Call It A Comeback?

Posted 06.03.2013 | Black Voices

Great news for Run DMC fans! The iconic hip hop group is officially back together. Well sort of. Since taking the stage during last year’s first ...

Can Manhattan Get Its Groove Back?

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 07.10.2013 | New York
Gregg S. Lipman

Brooklyn shouldn't get too comfy with its current cool status; it's just a matter of time before the borough suffers a backlash as well, and the cool hunters go in search of the next big thing.

Backstage at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Zorianna Kit | Posted 06.26.2013 | Celebrity
Zorianna Kit

Earlier this month musicians such as Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Rush, Lou Adler and Quincy Johns were inducted in to the 28th Annual Rock and ...

Dancing For the Kids

Rob Taub | Posted 06.17.2013 | Impact
Rob Taub

When we sat down to discuss her latest venture Sheila Jaffe told me, "Casting is my job, but Felix is my passion." The Felix Organization, a charity which she co-founded with Darryl (DMC) McDaniels of RUN/DMC helps to "enhance the lives" of children in the foster care system.

A Message for the Kids: 'If You Dream It, You Can Do It'

Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact
Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels

I will always be the King of Rock, but I only got there because of the people who believed in me. Each and every day that I have the privilege of spending with these children is inspiring. I see a piece of myself in all of them.

1983: My Favorite Year in Pop Music

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

1983 was a rare year where many of the finest singles actually ended up at #1 -- tuneful, innovative productions that still sound fresher than most of 2013's pop playlists. Here are 20 noteworthy acts (in no order) that made their first stateside mark in 1983...

Rev. Run Drops 22 Pounds In Effort To Lower Diabetes Risk

The Hufington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Black Voices

At 48, Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons is finally hitting his stride with a healthy diet and exercise routine that he says is on par with achieving the kind...

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012: Year of the RUN-D.M.C Reunion and the Taco Cannon

Stephanie Keller | Posted 01.12.2013 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

The most hyped show of the weekend, RUN-D.M.C's reunion after 13 years, provided an instant time warp to the '80s and access to an experience I never thought would be mine.

Brennan Williams

Jam Master Jay Remembered 10 Years Later By DJ Academy

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.06.2012 | Black Voices

This month commemorates the 10-year anniversary of the opening of the Scratch DJ Academy, the New York-based institution that offers courses in DJing ...

Run DMC Reunites At Made In America Festival

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 09.03.2012 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA -- Run DMC performed for the first time in over a decade Sunday at the Made In America festival. Under a video banner that read "Jam Mas...

Great News For Run-DMC Fans

AP | Posted 09.09.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — They haven't performed together in over a decade, but the surviving members of Run-DMC are set to reunite this fall at the Fun Fun Fu...

Reverend Run, Wife Show Off Major Weight Gain

Media Takeout | Posted 06.28.2012 | Celebrity

Reverend Run and wife show off major weight gain. CORRECTION: A previous headline on this article misstated "weight gain" as "weight loss."...

60 Black Music Style Icons

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.07.2013 | Style

When I wasn't playing dress-up or scribbling in journals as a child, you could find me dancing or singing. I watched BET's "Video Soul" and "Planet Gr...

Mike Hogan

Run-D.M.C. Member's Awesome MCA Memory

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Hogan | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment

At last night's gala benefit for The Moth, a non-profit dedicated to the art of storytelling, Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels shared a few memories of Adam ...

Re: Generation - TJ Mizell & DMC Bridge The Gap

Jerell Tongson | Posted 05.30.2012 | New York
Jerell Tongson

For RESPECT's inaugural mixtape launch, TJ Mizell -- second youngest son of the late, great Jam Master Jay -- was on tap to spin for room full of the "industry" Tuesday night

"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)": 10 Xmas Songs That Retain Their Heat

David Wild | Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a list of ten Christmas songs that never get old for me even during this holiday season when it can be difficult to hear anything but seasonal classics.

Brennan Williams

EXCLUSIVE: Nas Talks New Album Release

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.08.2013 | Black Voices

As one of hip-hop's most influential and prolific MCs, Nas (born Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones) has always defined the genre more than it has defined him....

Hip-Hop Music and Culture, From the Beginning

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Marlynn Snyder

To research and report on the history of hip-hop is a huge undertaking. In Dan Charnas' exhaustively researched The Big Payback, he does exactly that.

Mr. Brainwash, Street Artist Thierry Guetta, Accused Of Copyright Infringement

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Los Angeles street artist Thierry Guetta rose to prominence recently in the Oscar-nominated documentary "Exit Through the Gift Shop," in which he is f...

Rev. Run and Justine Simmons on 'Raising Kids' (VIDEO)

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

Hip Hop icon, Rev. Run and his beautiful wife, Justine gave me the pleasure of meeting them in New York city to sit down with me and chat. I found ...

A Very Special Christmas: A Conversation with Tim Shriver, Vicki Iovine, Colbie Caillat, Carter Twins, and Mitchel Musso, Plus More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Six years later, the newest installment of the series passes the torch to a younger stable of artists who, along with series initiator Vicki Iovine and Timothy Shriver, shared their thoughts about the album.