Big Daddy Kane At The Schomburg In Harlem

The Schomburg’s Junior Scholars Program and Hip Hop History Project’s first installment of “Going Way Back” will feature Grammy award-winning rapper Big Daddy Kane. Continue Reading →

Souleo: R&B Groups, SWV And Silk Navigate Ageism And Music Politics

Silk_Courtesy of Shanachie Entertainment1By Souleo

1992 was a pivotal year for R&B groups, SWV (Sisters With Voices) and Silk, respectively. Both released their debut albums that year to critical and commercial success. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rapper Azealia Banks Says: ‘I want to f— the president’

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Rapper Azealia Banks, in an interview with Billboard magazine, confessed to a major crush on President Obama. Continue Reading →