Wu-Tang Clan Gets Their Own NYC District

Wu-Tang Clan officially has a New York City district named after them. Lawmakers in the city, according to the Staten Island Advance, officially named the streets of Park Hill as the Wu-Tang Clan District. Park Hill is a neighborhood on Staten Island, where some members of the Wu-Tang Clan are originally from. The ceremony took […]

John Singleton Dead at 51

John Singleton passed away early this morning The iconic movie director, producer, and screenwriter passed away today after suffering from a stroke since April 17th. A family spokesman issued the following statement:  “We want to thank the amazing doctors at Cedars-Sinai Hospital for their expert care and kindness and we again want thank all of […]

Nipsey Hussle Remembered on Social Media

This has been a pretty hard week for the Hip-Hop community as they mourned the loss of Nipsey Hussle. A man who was not only known for his rhymes and music, but his entrepreneurship and his commitment to his community. A lot of artists and celebrities shared their thoughts about the producer, leaving touching tributes […]

Nipsey Hussle is Someone I Wish I followed More

Another sad death has hit the Hip Hop community. Senseless shooting toward a young rapper who’s life was cut short at just 33 years old. On Sunday, Nipsey Hussle was shot multiple times in front of his store in Los Angeles. I’ve been looking through social media, and have noticed tons of tributes and thoughts […]

De La Soul Fighting to Get Their Fair Share of Streaming Revenue

De La Soul is fighting for their fair share of sales from its album catalogue. As the catalogue goes to streaming platforms, the group altogether will see 10% of the revenue. Tommy Boy Records will reportedly receive 90% of it.  Some streaming websites, like Tidal, are pushing back, saying they will not put their music […]

Breakdancing in the Olympics?

Could an element of Hip Hop be an olympic sport? It might just happen in 2024. Paris’s local organizing committee submitted a list of sports to add to the four year event, which included breakdancing. Breakdancing, or b-boying, is acrobatic street dance done while Hip Hop is played in the background. The International Olympic Committee […]

21 Savage: ICE arrest was ‘premeditated’

21 Savage claims that the Immigration Customs Enforcement purposefully targeted him and arrested him. In his first TV interview since being released from jail, the rapper explained to ABC news that his arrest was planned due to his immigration status. He talked about how he was surrounded by helicopters, and multiple agents. Savage was originally […]