No, Janet Jackson isn't banned from the Super Bowl

People of the world today, worry not: The NFL says Janet Jackson is not banned from the Super Bowl.

Snoop Dogg targets Trump as hip-hop's presidential onslaught continues

Hip-hop is going hard at President Donald Trump, and Snoop Dogg is the latest rapper to step into the ring.

Restoration Rocks art in Bed-Stuy

Brooklyn-linked artists such as Les Nubians, Soul Science Lab, Talib Kweli and DJ Spinna performed at the 11th annual Restoration Rocks event this past Saturday.

Hot 97 announces major holiday concert

Hot 97 will be hosting a holiday concert Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Prudential Center in Newark, N. J. Artists such as Cardi B, Dave East, Tee Grizzley, 21 Savage, Meek Mill and Chris Brown are expected to perform at ...

BET Hip Hop Awards 2017: The winners list

The BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 delivered plenty of buzzy moments, as always.

From Eminem to Kendrick Lamar: 7 of hip-hop's strongest lyrics on Colin Kaepernick

President Donald Trump has remained defiant this week in his feud with athletes who take a knee during the National Anthem, insisting that NFL owners should fire players who engage in this protest.

Beyoncé lends her voice to hurricane relief, literally and figuratively

Beyoncé is rallying her gente in the name of hurricane relief with a new-ish song unveiled Thursday.

Stevie Wonder takes both knees 'for America' after Trump NFL remarks

Legendary musician Stevie Wonder took both knees at a New York music festival, seemingly showing solidarity with NFL players criticized by President Donald Trump hours earlier.

Common becomes first rapper to win Oscar, Grammy and Emmy

Common has come a long way from his early days of rhyming in Chicago in the 90s.

Memories of Dick Gregory, satirist and activist

Hearing of Dick Gregory’s death on Aug. 19 was a real shocker. And pondering the fact that he was a vegetarian and so aware of living healthy, it just seemed impossible he would leave us at the age of 84.

MTV Video Music Awards 2017: The winners list

Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards were about performances and powerful words.

Hip-hop celebrates 44 years

Although November is recognized as “Hip-Hop History Month” by many of the pioneers who laid the foundation for the culture up in the Bronx during November 1973, several months before that, an 18-year-old Jamaican-American DJ was already hosting parties at ...

Black leaders, artists respond to Charlottesville

In a stunning protest by America’s white nationalist and neo-Nazi community, violence and chaos ensued when a mass of white men descended on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville, Va.

Usher sued for allegedly spreading STD

R&B star Usher Raymond is caught in the middle of a scandal after being accused of giving a fan herpes.

Two anticipated albums by Black female guitarists

Two anticipated albums from soul musicians Jackie Venson and Cold Specks are due out this fall.