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Alicia Keys Travels to Africa for HIV Documentary
Fans of Alicia Keys know that the talented artist is no stranger to philanthropy. On many occasions, Keys has lent her voice to the Keep a Child Alive foundation, of which she is also a co-founder and Global Ambassador. The non-profit organization works on an issue close to the singer's heart -…
Documentary Explores Women’s Role in Philly Hip-Hop
Filmmaker Maori Karmael Holmes set out to shoot her master's thesis at Temple University with two goals in mind -- one was to explore the history of women in hip-hop, and the other was to look at the city of Philadelphia's contributions to the genre...
‘Wu Tang Gran’ Makes up for Lost Time With Breakdance
They call her the Wu Tang Gran. Her motto? "I'm fresh, I'm cool, I do break-dance." And you better believe this 70-year-old hip-hop enthusiast can move better than your own grandma.
At first glance, Gran looks more like a YouTube parody than anything else, but she, along with her Wu Tang G…
Documentary Explores Hip-Hop Culture in West Africa
Hip-hop has an important legacy of being an instrument used to "fight the powers that be," but in Senegal, West Africa, where voices of opposition are silenced, the stakes are raised. Ben Herson, the founder and director of Nomadic Wax -- a global hip-hop record label and production compan…