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May 23, 2019

On March 31st, 2019 rapper Nipsey Hussle was murdered in front on his clothing store in Los Angeles. What started off as a crime scene, quickly become a space for the community to mourn and pay their respect. A mural was also created at the location of the crime scene....

May 14, 2019

Puerto Rican Rapper, Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, known as Bad Bunny in the hip-hop and reggaeton industry is breaking the machismo stigma. Introducing a more androgynous style to his music and his nails. Ocasio recently appeared in this year’s Billboard Latin Music...

May 9, 2019


Last Sunday Kanye West performed at Coachella on Easter Sunday for Sunday gospel. While the whole performance revolved around the religious experience, Kanye also was selling merchandise at Coachella. The merchandise stand said "church clothes". 

The clothing that w...

May 6, 2019

We all have heard at least one rap or hip hop song where they are talking about the usage of illegal drugs or even a murder of someone. But, have we ever stopped to think about how these rappers, hip hop artists, and the writers of these songs are admitting to these c...

April 19, 2019

Music is a great art form as it expresses emotions and ideas through sounds and vocals to tell a story. The beauty of music is that it’s constantly passed down from generations and constantly transitioning throughout time evolving each decade that defines and relates...

September 26, 2018


The rap industry, in general, is notorious for demeaning and sexualizing women in the most derogatory fashion. Slurs such as b*tch and whore are among the regular verbiage used to depict women. Women are objectified lyrically and in the majority of the music videos p...

September 29, 2017

“Cut niggas up, sector by sector/Next to her dead, first cousin and nephew/Next to her head, bloody intestines/Next to her bed, other intestines.” If you’ve ever heard of this lyric, or something similar to it, you’re probably listening to horrorcore, a subgenre of hip...

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