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Toxic Masculinity…

By |March 29th, 2017|

  It all started with a Facebook post…. While scrolling through my timeline, I noticed a close friend of mine, who I’ll call Mr. B, posted a picture of 5 or 6 gorgeous Muslim women smiling and wearing their hijab’s. I had seen this picture several times, with various comments on everything from how beautiful [...]

Ron Lawrence Documentary: The Rap Dimension

By |February 22nd, 2017|

A man takes a trip back to the past and try's to save the future of Hip Hop from Mumble Rap. The Rap Dimension: A man takes a trip back to the past and try’s to save the future of Hip Hop from Mumble Rap. [...]

The Music Love Affair That Hurts

By |January 30th, 2017|

  I met him when I was 9. Like so many puppy-love crushes, it was instant infatuation. He kinda reminded me of so many I had loved before, those who had helped to shape me — but he was DIFFERENT. He had a more distinct personality. He had braggadocio and youthful confidence. He was the [...]

The New Edition Story Breaks Ratings Records For BET

By |January 27th, 2017|

The first episode of the three part series, dominated cable viewers with a 1.9 rating in adults 18-49 with 4.2 million viewers. The series premier of ‘The New Edition Story’ on BET, took the top spot in Tuesday’s cable ratings. The first episode of the [...]

World Star Hip Hop CEO Found Dead at 43

By |January 24th, 2017|

WorldStarHipHop founder and CEO, Lee Q'Denat, died in his sleep Monday evening. WorldStarHipHop founder and CEO, Lee Q’Denat, died in his sleep Monday evening. World Star was the premiere hip-hop website on the planet. No details were available at this time. Lee Q’Denat was 43. [...]

Watch: Being Light Skinned

By |January 13th, 2017|

Being Light Skinned features men and women from Black and Asian cultures discussing the misconceptions of being light skin.   Being Light Skinned features men and women from Black and Asian cultures discussing the misconceptions of being light skin. There is a arguably a general [...]

The Most Streamed Songs Of 2016

By |December 24th, 2016|

Drake's "One Dance" tops the years Most Streamed Songs. Rihanna Has two songs in the Top 5, and Drake has three in the Top 10. Drake’s “One Dance” tops the years Most Streamed Songs. Rihanna Has two songs in the Top 5, and Drake has [...]

Why “My Hood, USA, 1937” Won’t Play On Black Radio

By |December 9th, 2016|

* There is no guarantee of payment for playing independent, conscious artists.   Hip-hop, for decades, has been the home of powerful lyrical messages. The corporate-controlled world of black radio has replaced lyricists with the lyrically challenged. Excuses for not playing Sho Baraka’s “My [...]

Rights Restoration Workshop

By |December 8th, 2016|

Watch: “Adult Rappers” When Is It Time To Hang Up The Mic?

By |December 6th, 2016|

The film spotlights independent artists struggling to find a balance between making a living and pursuing their art alongside the never-ending saga of age and relevance. Adult Rappers: This documentary feature pulls back the curtain on the world of ‘working class’ rappers. The film spotlights [...]