Harlem’s Schomburg Acquires Collection Of Hip-Hop Pioneer ‘Fab 5 Freddy’

The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem has acquired the full archive of hip-hop pioneer and pop culture icon, Fred “Fab 5 Freddy” Brathwaite. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Loaded Lux Debuts New Freestyle For Fuse’s Celebration Of Hip-Hop At 45!

Best known for dominating NYC’s underground rap battle scene with his ruthless bars, Loaded Lux delivered an epic freestyle from the top of the dome in support of Fuse’s celebration of Hip-Hop at 45.

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Harlem’s ‘Luke Cage’ Season 2 Features Legendary Hip-Hop Artists

Comicbook reports that season 2 of Marvel’s Luke Cage will feature a lineup of real-life urban artists, Billboard reveals. Continue Reading →

Eric B. & Raki Reunite For Paid In Full 30th Anniversary Concert At The Apollo

Last fall, legendary hip-hop duo Eric B. & Rakim teased a reunion tour. It seems they’ve since whittled down those plans to one show, but it’s a big one. Continue Reading →

Summer of Music: Hustlers Convention At Maysles In Harlem (video)

hustlers conventionWhile largely unknown, the 1973 album “Hustlers Convention” is regarded as a cornerstone in the evolution of Hip Hop. Continue Reading →