Taking a break from his upcoming album, Big Sean decided to take time out of his busy schedule to sit down with CNN recently and talk about giving back to the youth in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan.
Vince Staples has become a unique voice in the young hip-hop community. He's one of Rap (and NBA) Twitter's top trolls, but oftentimes, he provides insightful commentary on rap music, social issues, and the nexus between the two.
Capone-N-Noreaga have established themselves as guardians of the old school. Today Noreaga went even more old school than usual with "How Ever," exhuming the instrumental from Soul II Soul's 1989 smash hit "Back To Life (However Do You Want Me)."
CNN invited Trinidad James to discuss the use of the n-word for a panel discussion, in the wake of the SAE fraternity controversy. As you are probably aware, the fraternity sang a racist chant, which went viral, and was shortly followed by anot
If you follow David Banner beyond his explicit hit singles about intercourse, you'll know that the Mississippi rapper-producer actually has quite the track-record when it comes to the topic of race relations.
Hip Hop on CNN? Yep, the Cable News Network decided to do a segment on the Thornton brothers, better known as The Clipse. Host Bill Weir went back to Virginia Beach with Pusha T and No Malice to reminiscence on their journeys in the music industry.
Common is all about the Chi these days, after revealing his forthcoming album would be centered around the violence from Chicago (titled Nobody's Smiling) and dropping tracks like "War", plus, we found out this past week he would be teaming up with Kanye West
In the latest segment of CNN's "Chicagoland" show, Save Money emcee Chance The Rapper details the inspiration behind his mixtape track “Paranoia” and how the Windy City’s violence has touched him personally. He says,