Music

After four years away from music to focus on his directing and acting career, Childish Gambino has found his way back into a studio. The Georgia native surprised everyone by dropping his album Atavista on Monday morning. The new body of work consists of 11 songs and features guest vocals from Ariana Grande, 21 Savage, […]

As Hulu prepares to drop its highly-anticipated Freaknik doc, we check out the Hip-Hop classics that made the Spring Break event what it was!

As the 50th anniversary of hip-hop comes to a close, we look back at 25 albums released in 2023 that showed what rap sounds like right now. The post Hip-Hop 50 Finale: 25 Best Rap Albums Of 2023 appeared first on Black America Web.

We wrap up our series honoring the women of Hip-Hop with Missy Elliott, a woman who thrives in pushing the sonic and visual boundaries in the culture. The post Ladies Of Hip-Hop: Missy Elliott appeared first on Black America Web.

As we continue to celebrate Hip Hop's 50th birthday, we'll look at one of the most fundamental elements of the culture: Emceeing.  The post Pillars of Hip Hop: The Emcee appeared first on Black America Web.

As we celebrate the women who helped shaped Hip-Hop, we cannot forget about the genre’s first female solo MC to go platinum…who also just so happens to be a member of the Radio One/Reach Media family! Hailing from the Windy City, Shawntae Harris-Dupart, better known as Da Brat, has blown the rap game away for over […] The post Ladies of Hip-Hop: Da Brat appeared first on Black America Web.

From the streets to global stages, the role of DJ remains a quintessential element to the genre of Hip-Hop. The post Pillars of Hip Hop: The DJ appeared first on Black America Web.

It goes without saying that New York is the mecca of Hip-Hop. From that “Back to School” party in the Bronx in 1973 to today, the genre is synonymous with the Empire State. When it comes to record labels dedicated to Hip-Hop, there are more than a few on the East Coast: Def Jam, Roc-A-Fella, […] The post Hip-Hop History Month: The House That Bad Boy Built appeared first on Black America Web.

In honor of Hip Hop History Month, we give a salute to Lil' Kim, one of the first femcees to mix fashion and sex appeal with brutal bars. The post Ladies Of Hip-Hop: Lil’ Kim appeared first on Black America Web.

A label known for its influence and infamy, Death Row Records continues to have a strong presence in the culture to this very day. The post Hip Hop History Month: The House That Death Row Built appeared first on Black America Web.