North Carolina Arts Council, and CLTure present Under One Roof, a livestream benefit concert for North Carolina artists. The event will feature North Carolina musicians spanning multiple genres and generations, including Anthony Hamilton, 9th Wonder, Ben Folds, The Hamiltones NC, Petey Pablo, Tift Merritt, Jim Lauderdale, Steep Canyon Rangers, Chatham County Line, Joe Troop […]

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) will announce a new artist-in-residence in the College of Arts and Sciences on Monday, April 14. Patrick Douthit, also known as Grammy Award-winning producer and scholar 9th Wonder, will return to NCCU in fall 2014 and teach an interdisciplinary course on hip-hop context and culture that will be based in […]

This Kendrick Lamar reign won’t let up! A full 48 hours after his dominating verse on “Control” H.O.F, hip-hop is a still besides itself from…

After releasing several critically acclaimed mixtapes North Carolina’s Rapsody will be putting out her official debut album, The Idea Of Beautiful on August 28th. On…

Chris Brown is not letting the rap thing go. Last night Brown debuted part three in his “Real Hip-Hop” series where he places his rhyming talents front and center. This time around he recruited Grammy Award winning producer 9th Wonder for the instrumental and the part-time rapper himself had nothing but praise for Breezy on […]

Remember Tracey Lee?  The rapper came on the scene in 1997 with the club classic “The Theme (It’s Party Time).”  He even had a cameo from Biggie on the song “Keep Your Hands High.”   But where is Tracey Lee now?

Today marks the 68th anniversary of the birth of one of black music’s greatest songwriters, Curtis Mayfield.