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Young Dolph‘s name was trending this morning on Twitter and for a good reason this time. The Memphis rapper gave a pair of baristas who were fired from a Duke University coffee shop for playing his music $20,000 on the Rolling Loud stage in Miami on Friday.

Nolan Smith, a former standout basketball player for Duke University‘s 2010 NCAA Championship team, says that police in North Carolina pulled him over and drew a gun on him. Smith also claims that after drawing the weapon, the police asked Smith for an autograph.

A Duke University professor is facing criticism after he made questionably racist comments against Black people while praising the efforts of Asians in comparison. Political Science professor Jerry Hough raised concerns with Duke faculty and students after his comments on a New York Times editorial were less than favorable.

It’s one thing to be a supportive parent, and it’s another to be delusional. Speaking optimistically, Chukwudi Okafor, the father of star Duke University recruit Jahlil Okafor, may be somewhere in between.

Higher education in the realm of Hip-Hop has become a dream realized over the past decade. Historians, journalists and scholars alike have all chipped in to archive the culture which has transformed the way many Americans live their lives.

Just in case you needed more proof that Hip-Hop influences the mainstream media, here’s a great example. CBS News chronicled 9th Wonder’s “Sampling Soul“ course, which he teaches alongside Professor Mark Anthony Neal, at Duke University. The news segment displays the Grammy winner’s accomplishments dubbing him “one of the most influential and sought after producers in […]

Mike Posner ft. Lil Wayne  –  “Bow Chicka Wow Wow” Singer, Mike Posner released his debut album, 31 Minutes to Takeoff, last year. The third single from the Michigan-born, Duke University graduate features Lil Wayne and is entitled, “Bow Chicka Wow Wow.” Check it out and peep more hot new videos here:   [More]

The woman remembered for accusing members of Duke University’s lacrosse team of rape in 2006 has been arrested for arson and attempting to kill her boyfriend. Crystal Gail Mangum was arrested in North Carolina Wednesday after police say they found her and her boyfriend Milton Walker fighting. Police report that she set clothes on fire […]

David Banner and 9th Wonder are out to change the landscape of Hip-Hop music and put more quality vs. quantity back into the game. Recently speaking exclusively with Hip-Hop Wired, the Grammy award winning producer and MC elaborated on the upcoming project, stating, “Me and 9th Wonder have an album I’m working on. It’s called […]

“I can admit there are some problems in hip hop but it is only a reflection of what’s taking place in our society. Hip hop is sick because America is sick.” – David Banner (2007) The stigma of being in Hip Hop and being a rapper is the fact that there is usually a negative […]