Hip-Hop at 50
Houston’s Honeyland Festival went down November 11 & 12 in Crown Festival Park and it was a heaping helping of Black excellence in the food, beverages, music, and art industries.
A 2023 List Of Hip-Hop’s Leading Ladies As we celebrate the 50th year of Hip-Hop, it’s the perfect time to recognize women in music who are ruling the charts and beating the odds. Hip-Hop has historically been a male-dominated genre, largely built on the stories of strife of growing up as a young Black man […]
Hip Hop Collabs That Redefined The Genre Who doesn’t love a good crossover? Even hip-hop heads like to hear a fresh sound from their favorite artist, and what better way to appeal to a larger demographic than to team up with other musicians who don’t share your audience? Over the years, it’s become more common […]
In celebration of hip-hop’s 50th anniversary, AT&T Dream in Black gathered a diverse panel of artists and unique voices to discuss the genre’s global impact and the importance of connection in moving the culture forward. The AT&T Dream in Black platform celebrates the achievements and aspirations of the Black community, rooted in the mindset that […]
For most music lovers, the cover art is the visual gateway to their sonic sojourn. Before the first beat drops or word is uttered, that first impression is often the packaging for the album or cassette. Album art in itself often tells a story and sets the tone for the auditory journey. While the cover […]
Vice President Kamala Harris hosted an Hip-Hop 50 celebration for the ages at Vice President's residence.
The Hip-Hop 50th Block Festival went down in the Bronx, on Sedgwick Avenue where it all started, Saturday, Aug. 12, and we were on the scene. Iconic MC’s like Mr. Cheeks, Grandmaster Caz, KRS-One, Peter Gunz, Pete Rock & CL Smooth and more, and even NBA point guard Kyrie Irving, checked in to salute the […]
It was pretty cool seeing two generations of Hip-Hop artists chop it up and compare and contrast their styles.
Urban One founder Cathy Hughes has been named one of "50 Greatest Hip-Hop Executives of All Time" by 'Variety.'
Jermaine Dupri is a major fan of the "Book of HOV" exhibit, proclaiming it to be the best celebration of Hip-Hop's 50th anniversary by far. The So So Def label founder and producer shared his feelings about the Brooklyn Public Library's homage to the artists on social media.
MC Lyte is continuing to make sure women's contributions to Hip-Hop are properly recognized.
As Hip-Hop is celebrating turning 50, the Universal Hip-Hop Museum is prominently involved in all of the tributes and events commemorating the culture. We had a chance to speak with the executive director of the museum, Rocky Bucano about the institution's plans for later this year and to get his own insight on being involved at such a historic time for Hip-Hop.