While the United States is undeniably home to the largest hiphop culture anywhere in the world, hiphop talent can be found from cultures all around the globe.
During the month of April, the 2018 Hiphop x Asia series will highlight artists from Asia, celebrate the intersection of hiphop with Asian culture, and examine how cultures can draw from each other while promoting mutual respect.
Lupe Fiasco reminded us, once again, that he is a consistent voice of insightful critique when he shared his thoughts on The Reaper’s Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery by Professor Vincent Brown, Director of the History Design Studio at Harvard University.
By Alvin Benjamin Carter III
Originally Published on November 16, 2009
Twenty-year-old R&B artist Kehlani has erupted from California’s Bay Area with graceful intensity, resembling the rare force uplifting waters in generating a tsunami.
That night he would sing “everyday it could be wonderful”, and it was a wonderful day when Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment visited the Harvard Hiphop Archive and Research Institute.
Azealia Banks’ debut album is finally here.
Now nine albums and a host of mixtapes into his music career, King of the South and rapper T.I. recently blessed Hiphop with his new, Pharrell-adorned album, Paperwork: The Motion Picture.
Last month, we were lucky enough to catch PartyNextDoor’s soldout first solo show in Boston.
Twenty years ago, nineteen year old Nasir “Nas” Jones elevated the ever-evolving rap game to a new, unprecedented level with the release of his debut album Illmatic.