If that sounds like a dream, consider B. Howard's experience as the son of R&B singer Miki Howard who had Joe Jackson for
"A portion of each business’s success is reinvested into the same local fund, fueling future neighborhood entrepreneurs."
Lupe Fiasco has never been one to shy away from controversial discussions about race, from the death of Michael Brown to
Some music fans -- even hip hop fans -- dismiss drill music as not worth listening to. However, with a little understanding of its origins, it soon becomes obvious that drill music is not influencing the violence in Chicago. It's actually helping to reduce it.
Last year, Englewood's very own, Interscope Records recording artist Chief Keef, moved to the north suburban enclave of Northfield. Apparently, he's been nothing but trouble ever since.
This was a year of many things. "Blurred Lines" dominated the airwaves, Miley Cyrus reigned over the news cycle and 17-year
"If there's more people like that out there, I need them the f-ck out of here," Fiasco said to the crowd after being hit
Right now, Kendrick is king. His innovation runs deep, and I hope it runs deep enough to avoid the shallowness of an industry that too often neglects freshness and comfortably embraces the modus operandi.
As the methods used to oppress our people become more sophisticated, so must we. It's imperative that we adapt to the times so the message can resonate throughout every demographic. The social media age makes a music video the perfect vehicle to deliver such a message.
Lupe made me feel like I wasn't this misfit sitting in a wheelchair at a hip-hop concert. For that moment, I forgot how different I was and he reminded me that in spite of everything I've been through that I was special in my own right.
This is why I rant! This is why I speak out! This is why I sound preachy in my songs! I have no choice!#ChiViolenceMustEnd
I know I'm a bit late but I never got a chance to write about this and I would very much like to write about this. I AM BLACK and I LOVED DJANGO. And so did a lot of my friends for that matter.
The folks at NowThisNews have a video of what happened: The Colbert Report Lupe Fiasco was asked to leave the stage during
Rapper Lupe Fiasco was thrown off the stage at an inaugural concert after announcing that he didn't vote for President Obama and for also performing an anti-war song.
This is not the first time the Grammy-nominated artist has criticized the president. Last summer, while doing press for his
In a genre often scripted in cliches and empty dialogue, Lupe has somehow time and again found a way to revive the pulse
This week our playlist includes music by Gregory & The Hawk, The O'Jays, Cory Williams, Elvis Costello, Thelonious Monk and more.
Another week, another round of unimpressed critics. "Hotel Transylvania," "Won't Back Down," "House at the End of the Street
F&L II is a wide-ranging triumph of imagination and art -- oh yeah, and it features a lot of incredible rapping!