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Donald Glover's 'Atlanta' Aims to Depict 'How It Feels To Be Black'

The multihyphenate’s surrealist FX show premieres on September 6.

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Crank Lucas Spits Serious Bars on America's Hypocritical Racism

The MC and producer, best known for his videos satirizing rap music tropes, went off on police violence and America’s vilification of Black people.

'The Daily Show' Turns Trump Into a Trap Star With 'They Love Me'

Black Trump (a.k.a. correspondent Roy Wood Jr.) and hypeman Jordan Klepper rap a catchy track full of real Donald Trump quotes.

Three Questions for Kristina Wong, Comedic Pioneer

Wong’s newest project, the multi-media extravaganza “The Wong Street Journal,” debuts in Los Angeles tonight. 

Ben Carson, Avowed Rap-Hater, Releases Rap Song

The campaign says the new ad is an “expressed articulation to another market, a non-traditional voting market for Republicans.”

#TBT: Check Out the First Episode of 'Yo! MTV Raps' In Full!

The landmark MTV show, which helped bring hip-hop to a mainstream platform, celebrates its 27th birthday today. 

Trooper Reprimanded After Taking Photo With Snoop Dogg

Snoop did, in fact, shoot the deputy.

Sotheby's Collabs With Drake on Black Art Exhibition

Drake to curate Sotheby’s tracklist.

Nelly Still Wants to 'Kick Somebody's Ass' at Spelman Over 'Tip Drill' Protests

All these years later and Nelly’s still made that a group of women had the nerve to stand up to him.

Wu Tang Clan's GZA Teaching Science in NYC Schools

The goal: to use the students love of music to help them discover science “one rhyme at a time.”

Rick Ross Says That You Totally Don't Get His Lyrics

Because, you know, he didn’t actually say the word “rape.”

Hundreds Sign Petition Asking Rick Ross to Apologize for Rape Lyric

Rape isn’t a punchline.

Meet (and Mourn) Wan Joon Kim, an Unlikely Godfather of Gangsta Rap

You can thank him for all those underground bootlegs you got in the ’90s.

Hip-Hop Legend Afrika Bambaataa Begins Lecturing at Cornell

Bambaataa joins a list of other Hip-hop pioneers who have recently become visiting scholars at Ivy League institutions.

Rapper Jasiri X's New Video Calls Out This Election's Silence on Poverty

Pittsburgh rapper Jasiri X new music video for the song “Don’t Forget About The Hood” looks at how issues about the poor and those living in poverty have been “forgotten” this election season.

Nicki Minaj Raps: 'I'm a Republican Voting for Mitt Romney' on Mix Tape

Is Nicki Minaj endorsing for Mitt Romney?