Category Archive: News

Fresh, Bold, and So Def Women in Hip-Hop

Fresh, Bold, & So Def (FBSD) is a women and gender research and archive project created to empower and cultivate women in Hip-Hop through a social enterprise solution’s model that is both educational… Continue reading

Breaking Silence: Passing the Mic to Our Daughters

Breaking Silence: Passing the Mic to Our Daughters Project (BSPMD)  is a filmed based project, offering a platform for young women in hip-hop to openly discuss and analyze the messages they’re receiving within… Continue reading

Looking for the Perfect “Break” with BreakBeat Lou

Rebel Diaz Arts Collective Launch Fundraising Campaign As They Rebound From Eviction

Originally posted on Davey D's Hip Hop Corner:
Peace World….Good Morning and Good Day…. Many of you have asked us how you can help The RDACBX after our collective and space was…

DJ Doo Wop Celebrating 20 Years in the Mixtape Game

Known to many as “Da Bouncemasta”, Doo Wop has made a significant impact in the hip-hop and mixtape world, and he is considered by most to be an urban street legend. His classic mixtapes 95 LIVE… Continue reading

Legendary Photographer Joe Conzo’s Collection Finds Home at The Cornell University Hip Hop Collection

Source: Coming 2013! The Cornell Hip Hop Collection is the proud home of the archive of photographer Joe Conzo, Jr., featuring more than 15,000 of his negatives and prints. Called “The man who… Continue reading

DJ Dr. Duss: History of the Beats (Side A and B)

Download History of the Beat Side B, courtesy of Dr. Duss. DJ Dr. Duss, known throughout the Hip Hop world as the Mixologist, hails from the Millbrook section of the Bronx. Not only is… Continue reading

Celebrate the Launch of the William & Mary Hip Hop Collection

Established by Swem Library’s Special Collections at the College of William & Mary, the William & Mary Hip Hop Collection is the most comprehensive of its kind dedicated to Virginia’s hip hop culture… Continue reading

Call for Panelists | Sound, music, technology: anthropological explorations

  Sound, music, technology: anthropological explorations, panel taking place at the at the American Anthropological Association (AAA)’s 112th Annual Meeting at the Chicago Hilton on November 20-24, 2013, needs additional participants. Check out details on… Continue reading

Tony Atwood’s Throwback Vinyl of the Day: “Refusized” Rufus featuring Chaka Khan

Call for Participation: Now Scream! The Hip Hop Collection Exhibition

The Hip Hop Collection at Cornell University wants to include YOU in the Now Scream Exhibition! Dear Hip Hop Nation! If you wanna be down, there’s only 6 days left!!! We’ve already received… Continue reading

The Mixtape

Music Positive

The EBS Mindtrip: 24 Hour Edition

Welcome “ProfessU” to the Hip Hop Blogosphere

  ProfessU is designed exclusively for a wide and diverse audience with enlightened curiosity. ProfessU was created to give a positive voice to entertainment and sports figures in trending news, interviews and unique… Continue reading

RUN DMC Live 3.16.2013

All Hail the Queen: A Tribute to Women in Hip Hop

Cookin Soul X DJ Whookid – “Ready for X-Mas”



Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997) J.Period & Ralph McDaniels f. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Flava in Ya Ear (March 9 Video Remix)” from J.Period on Vimeo.

Now Scream! The Hip Hop Collection Exhibition

Now Scream! The Hip Hop Collection Exhibition The mission of the Cornell Hip Hop Collection (CHHC) is to collect and make accessible the historical documents of Hip Hop culture, and to ensure their… Continue reading

Higher Learning Series: Hip-Hop and Technology [Digital Humanities] w/ Rap Genius

Higher Learning Series: Hip-Hop and Technology at Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Meet Ilan Zechory, Mahbod Moghadam, and Tom Leham graduates of Yale University… Continue reading

The Elephant Mixtapes Project?

Who:  A dude named Mr. Buckets What:  It’s called The Elephant Mixtapes Project, a slightly modified version of “The Easter Egg Hunt.” Where: Chi-town ( Why:  Because he is generous and loves mixtapes!… Continue reading

Community Day. A Hip Hop Cultural Event: Respect to the QueenZ!!

Society for Cinema & Media Studies (SCMS)

Originally posted on Sounding Out!:
For the 2013 Society for Cinema and Media Studies meeting in Chicago, Sounding Out!  enlisted one of our favorite guest writers, radio scholar Neil Verma (whom you’ll remember from…

Hip-Hop Pedagogy & Influence is Global w/ Martha Diaz

Hip Hop: Unbound from the Underground | Ithaca Gears Up to Celebrate Hip Hop in a Major Way

From April 4-7, 2013 the community of Ithaca, NY will host a major celebration of Hip Hop culture. There will be 4 full days of events: gallery exhibitions, panel discussions, movie screenings, and… Continue reading

Kid Capri at CIAA 2013


Originally posted on Davey D's Hip Hop Corner:
Upon hearing about the Feds and NYPD coming down and violently evicting Rebel Diaz and the Artist Collective from an abandoned space in the…

Rebel Diaz Arts Collective (RDACBX) Shut Down by Federal Marshals and NYPD

The Rebel Diaz Arts Collective (RDACBX) is a Hip-Hop community center in the South Bronx. Through performances, educational workshops, and multi-media training, RDACBX aims to provide a safe space for cultural exchanges. |… Continue reading

The DMC Online DJ Championships Launches on March 22nd

DMC pioneers of the DMC World DJ Championships broke the boundaries of the DJ World in 2011 when launching the enormously successful DMC Online DJ Championships. We now head into Year 3! The… Continue reading