HipHop

Ice-T to Narrate VH1’s History of Crack Cocaine & Hip-Hop
VH1 will be exploring the interrelationship between rap music and crack cocaine in a new documentary, scheduled to air in September.
'Planet Rock: The Story of Hip Hop and the Crack Generation' is the latest installment of VH1's Emmy-winning Rock Doc series, and will feature interviews with notable w…
Is UK Hip-Hop Club Crack Down Discrimination?
Police in the United Kingdom are cracking down on hip-hop and some are crying foul.
According to reports, close to 300 London clubs and venues are being forced to fill out surveys on the style of music they promote. Officially known as Form 696, the survey specifically focuses on "large promoted…
9th Wonder Responds to Gladys Knight: ‘You Must Learn’
North Carolina producer and NAACP representative, 9th Wonder, took it upon himself to respond to disparaging comments made by legendary soul singer Gladys Knight recently.
"It definitely has not elevated us as African-Americans, because we show disrespect for our partners, men and women,&am…
Kool Herc Not the Father of Hip-Hop?
For decades, hip-hop historians have claimed that rap music was born in the Bronx and fathered by Jamaican-born DJ Kool Herc, but a new documentary draws the Bronx story into question.
In 'Founding Fathers,' filmmakers Ronald Lawrence and Hassan Pore make a case for "the original …
Anita Baker, Snoop Dogg to Collaborate on New Album
Revered R&B singer Anita Baker is releasing an album with some surprising guest artists next year, according to reports.
The record will feature a combination of live performances and new music Baker wrote for other singers, as well as collaborations with contemporary artists, including the…