Art & Design

Ernie Barnes, the iconic artist known for his dynamic paintings of Black life, will be the focus of a new exhibit to be hosted at the UTA Artist Space in Los Angeles, California next February. Entitled “Ernie Barnes: Where Music and Soul Live”, the exhibit will feature 30 paintings from Barnes, most of which haven't been seen by the public before.

Art & Design

A new exhibit about Jean-Michel Basquiat's influence in Hip-Hop during New York City's post-graffiti era in 1980s is on display at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.


Mr. Glaser was also responsible for designing the DC Comics logo among other works.


Sooner or later we all become familiar with the notion that death is a part of life and though we know this to be true it doesn’t make it any easier to deal with it when the time comes. A few days after Juice WRLD passed away Hip-Hop suffered another loss as OG Boogie Down Bronx […]


Imagine being able to not just own a rare piece of art, an elusive pair of sneakers or the first edition of a comic book but to also own a share of it. A new investment app called Otis wants to make that happen for users.


Kanye West is once again being accused of stealing creative ideas from other artists and using it to promote his own wares. An Instagram account is suggesting that artist Rita Minissi’s art inspired the new Yeezy 500 #SUPERMOON campaign that just rolled out, and is essentially a ripoff her work.


The Hip-Hop Love Blueprint celebrates over 700 figures instrumental to the founding, development and ongoing culture of Hip-Hop.


There was a time when rappers used to brag about eating their competition. Now, the Onigiri Art is making it easy to eat your favorite rappers even without any rap skills.

Chance The Rapper, common, GALLERY, News, PHOTO OPS

Chicago‘s Hip-Hop history is a vast one, but many fans would concede and say few stars have shined as brightly as native sons Common and Chance The Rapper at various times in their careers. The two are now immortalized by way of a mural art project in the South Side section of the Windy City.

News, swizz beatz

Swizz Beatz has become quite the fixture on the New York art scene, a path he set on years ago that might have turned some heads. It seems like the Bronx producer‘s investment in the arts is paying off, this after he was appointed to the Brooklyn Museum’s Board of Trustees.


An art gallery on Chicago‘s South Side recently unveiled an exhibit that features images related to slain Ferguson teen, Michael Brown. According to the observations from some activists, many feel the depiction of Brown’s body at a police death scene has crossed over the line into being offensive.

andre 3000, News

André “André 3000” Benjamin hasn’t been in the public eye lately, but fans of the legendary Outkast rapper will be able to experience him in a new light. Three Stacks has joined forces with the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) and the SCAD Museum of Art to present the i feel ya: SCAD […]