Materialism and humanitarianism are often at odds in hip hop. Actavis and activism do not always go hand-in-hand. But hip hop is a world unto itself, and countless rappers have used their platform to fight for the underprivileged.
Many rappers took part in protests following the tragic wave of violence that ensued last week, beginning with the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, and continuing with an attack on a peaceful protest in Dallas on Thursday night that resu
Vince Staples mentioned Long Beach's Ramona Park approximately 80 times on his debut album Summertime '06 and even allotted the park two of its own tracks: "Ramona Park Legend Pt. 1" and "Ramona Park Legend Pt.
If you've been keeping up with the news on the site, you're probably aware that 50 Cent found himself in hot water after he unabashedly made fun of a teenager who suffered from a disability, and shared it with his 8 million twitter followers.
Remy Boy Monty was given an epic Christmas gift by Fetty Wap, in the form of a $140k BMW, but the rapper who received the most valuable present was French Montana, who was given, not a car or a chain, but a check for $1 million by his boss at Bad Boy Reco
TDE is returning to Watts, L.A. for the label's 2nd annual holiday concert and toy giveaway. As with the inaugural event last year, the festivities will be held in the Nickerson Gardens Projects, where both Jay Rock and TDE CEO Anthony Tiffith grew up.
If you've got a 2 Chainz fan in the family, you've probably already purchased one of his incredible "ugly Christmas sweaters," which feature weed leaves, Dabbin' santas, and of course the rapper's iconic double Cuban link logo.
Jeezy recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of his classic debut album; Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101, and within that decade of success, the Snowman has become something of a philanthropist.
Chinx's funeral takes place today in Queens, and while donations toward his family will be accepted at the service, a few fellow New York rappers are hoping to organize an event that can raise some more money for the cause.
Usually, donating some money to a charitable cause isn't something you can criticize, but in Migos' case, people found a way to hate on their choice to give $1000 to an Atlanta high school. Yesterday, the trio posted a picture on their Instagram (below) of th
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and, while the holiday has slowly turned into an excuse for big spending, there are still a few people out there staying true to the holiday's charitable origins. Big Sean is one of those people.