Nas To Perform Songs From ‘Illmatic’ With Live Orchestra In Las Vegas

Titled “Nas With the Las Vegas Philharmonic,” the series of shows will take place Aug. 29, Aug. 31- Sept. 1.

Ice Cube Doesn’t Want To See Anymore Rap Beefs

In a recent interview, the hip-hop legend shared his thoughts on the potential dangers of rap feuds in today's climate.

Questlove Slams Kendrick Lamar and Drake Feud, Says ‘Hip-Hop Is Truly Dead'

The Roots bandleader and filmmaker shared his disappointment in the culture in a post on social media.

Bbymutha: Rapper, Mother, Witch

From reclaiming insults to embracing witchcraft, Bbymutha talks about tackling street tales, religious exploration, and parenthood while challenging mainstream norms.

Black + Iconic: Jay-Z

Jackson State University senior D’Mia reflects on the hip-hop icon's journey from MC to music executive to rubbing shoulders with the politically powerful.

Ice Cube Denies Taking Part In 'Secret Meeting' That Changed Hip Hop

The rap icon took to social media to set the record straight about allegations that he was involved in a gathering that sought to indoctrinate Black youth.

Top 100 Music Videos That Helped Shape 50 Years of Hip Hop

20 videos that highlight the most iconic artist-director collaborations and some of the most streamed and celebrated visuals in the game.

If Homophobia is Ingrained in Hip-Hop’s History, How Can Hip-Hop Evolve?

BET’s essay series, Uncomfortable Conversations, dives into the ongoing, difficult topics that have dominated and plagued hip-hop for decades. In this week’s essay, we tackle the longstanding issue of homophobia within the culture.
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Chronicling 50 Years Of Hip-Hop Through The Archives of Ice T and Afrika Islam

Award-winning photographer Laylah Amatullah Barrayn curated the exhibit.

How Can Hip-Hop Hold Record Labels More Accountable?


Art of the Come Up With Hit Boy

Art of the Come Up with rising star Hit Boy