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The Global Rise of Afrobeat:

Nigerian-Ghanaian Afrobeat artist, Akeju, has created a buzz with his new single Kiss and Tell which has been well received within the US and globally. To continue the momentum, Akeju has collaborated with Beenie Man, the Jamaican Grammy award-winning artist, also popularly known as the "King of Dancehall," whose popular songs include Sim simma; Girl de sugar; Rum & Redbull.

The remix was premiered on Sunday, April 1, 2018 on New York's #1 hip hop station Power 10

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3828604096?profile=originalThe creator of the cultural shopping app, Spendwith, responds to comments made by Music Mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs, in a recent article, that he and Jay-Z are looking into developing a ‘buy black’ app

In a GQ article titled, "Diddy Opens up About Biggie’s Death and the Secret Project," the hip-hop icon reveals he’s working with Jay-Z on an app that will allow users to look at a given city or neighborhood and see where the black-owned and black-friendly businesses are.

Although Diddy also spoke abo

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HHHOF_MUSEUM_LOGO_3_Logo.jpg?p=publish&width=750Project Managers Thompson International Professionals and Zubatkin & Associates to Engage the Switzer Group, Inc., and Constructomics MBE Design & Construction Firms for 'Phase I' Build-Out for February 2018 Opening

Hip Hop Television Channel is proud to announce that the Official Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum to the World has won its bid to acquire a major Harlem building and development site in this historical Arts and Cultural corridor of the World in New York CityCleveland is home to the R

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10171051_724624240944395_3234616837195831384_n.jpg?oh=385fa2d17d824e6b3c38df4c34d99b61&oe=54FA942E&__gda__=1425807254_e1c7576005829d8b0563bc315b307f0eHip Hop Global Media & Entertainment to Assist Midtown Museum in Selecting RFP Firm in Management of $500M in Revenues Over 10 yrs. and Co-Producing 200+ Annual Concerts & Live Events

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame is seeking RFP's from local and national Venue Management and Live Event Operators & Production firms for its Restaurant & Sports Bar Food & Beverage Management, and for its Concert Venue Live Events, Shows, Booking, Production, and Tours. The long term venue management firm deal can also i

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cropped-hip-hop-4-elements-in-black-n-white-pic.jpgHip Hop Invades NAPTE TV 2015 with Hollywood Hip Hop Awards, The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards, Hip Hop Legends & Icons Concert Series, The Soul Music Festival and more 
Hip Hop Global Media & Entertainment to Debut a slate of Annual Hip Hop TV Specials, Music Festivals, Weekly Shows, and Digital IPTV Channels with Inaugural NYC Hip Hop Culture Fest and 2nd Annual Harlem Hip Hop Fest in Association with Harlem Week and Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum!

Hip Hop Global Media & Entertainment LLC will previ

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10171051_724624240944395_3234616837195831384_n.jpg?oh=385fa2d17d824e6b3c38df4c34d99b61&oe=54FA942E&__gda__=1425807254_e1c7576005829d8b0563bc315b307f0eAfrika Bambaataa, Harry Belafonte's BeatStreet, SugarHill Records, Disco Fever in 2015 Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Inductees Class for TV Show March 2015 NYC
Producer Hip Hop Global Media & Entertainment Starts Talks with Cable & TV Broadcasters and Potential Sponsors with Press Conference Kick-Off Scheduled January 2015

The 2015 Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Inductee Class will be lead by Afrika Bambaataa for Lifetime Achievement, Harry Belafonte'sclassic Hip Hop Film BeatStreet now celebrating 30

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by M.C. K~Swift (Universal Zulu Nation/ New Rap Order) -

 - This is About the Black Ghettoes of the USA - 

  I'm writing this in the wake of the murder of Chicago rapper, Joseph Coleman aka Lil Jo Jo. I'm not going to go into the details of his murder, nor the circumstances surrounding it too much. I will say that there is an important intersection between youth (gang related) violence and the hyper-masculine values set that contemporary rap music underscores. As a Hip-Hop educator who works prima

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WE NEED ALL OF YOUR SUPPORT ON THIS,WE DO NOT CARE WHAT PART OF THE WORLD YOUR FROM PLEASE CALL IN WITH A OUTRAGE. WE ARE TRYING TO GET OUR HIP HOP MUSEUM HERE IN THE BRONX AT THIS PLACE AS WELL AS FOOD STORES CENTERS,AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH AND MANY MORE AND THE BRONX PRESIDENT WANTS TO PUT A HOCKEY RING,WHICH THE COMMUNITY DOES NOT NEED AND THIS WILL BE A PLACE WHERE ALL PEOPLE FROM THE WORLD COULD COME TO AND ENJOY BUT IF THEY PUT UP A HOCKEY RING ,THEN THERE BE NONE OF T
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The Story Behind Hip Hop Drum Beats

by: James Z. Robinson


Nowadays hip hop is more than just drum beats, producers also use baselines and melodies in order to make beats. But it all started with the drums, for which hip hop music is known the most. Disc jockeys used to sample and isolate drums from music tracks, mostly from soul and funk music, to make their own, new sound. This was popular in the 80's, when people gathered together on block parties and used to dance on these new drum beats. Later on, the Djs started to scratch, pu
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How the Grinch Stole Hip Hop

by TRUTH Minista Paul Scott

"Don't you give me I'll that jive/'bout things that happened before I was alive"
Christmas Rappin'-Kurtis Blow

I ain't gonna front. One of my favorite X-Mass shows when I was a kid was, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." I always thought it was so gangsta how an ugly green dude with a stank attitude could roll down to Whoville one night and rob the whole 'hood without waking anybody up. I guess the same way that somebody could steal Hip Hop without anybody noticing...
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Free Kanye: Are Rappers Political Prisoners?

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by TRUTH Minista Paul Scott
 
 
"I’m locked inside a cell in me, I know that there’s a jail in you"
 
                                                                  Words I Never Said - Lupe Fiasco
 
 
  
People from across the country traveled for hours to attend the December rally in Chicago to demand the freedom of their beloved comrade in struggle. For hours, speaker after speaker pounded on the podium demanding that their brother be released so that he could, once again, be free to speak truth t
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How to Rob an Industry...2011

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                                    TRUTH Minista Paul Scott
 
 
"To the sellouts living it up, one way or another you'll be givin' it up."
 
                                                                             "Holla if ya Hear Me" Tupac
 
 
 
 
A decade ago, 50 Cent had the industry shook when he put out "How to Rob;" a song where he threatened to hit cats up for their jewels. In 2011, people are threatening to hit them up for their stocks and bonds. For years, snatchin' somebody's gold chain wa
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Time to Occupy Hip Hop

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                       TRUTH Minista Paul Scott
 
 
 "Y'all been eatin' long enough now, stop bein' greedy
  Just keep it real partna, give to the needy"
                                              Stop Being Greedy-DMX
 
 
 
One morning last month, tired of the state of corporate-owned Hip Hop, a small group of people gathered in front of Intergalactic Records with picket signs saying "Hip Hop Sucks!"  That night, a DJ rolled up with some old school Kool Herc-type speakers and started blastin' classi
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How to Make Hip Hop Beats

by: James Jackson ~

If you're into hip hop then the next phase of your music hobby is to learn how to make hip hop beats. You can use all sorts of tricks when making hip hop beats as this is a particularly flexible genre. Actually, how to make hip hop beats is not at all difficult. It's just another medium to let your talent shine through

How to make hip hop beats is one of the first things that you should understand if you want to be a DJ or a recording artist. You can use the basics to create
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The Story Behind Hip Hop Drum Beats


 by: James Z. Robinson

 


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Nowadays hip hop is more than just drum beats, producers also use baselines and melodies in order to make beats. But it all started with the drums, for which hip hop music is known the most. Disc jockeys used to sample and isolate drums from music tracks, mostly from soul and funk music, to make their own, new sound. This was popular in the 80's, when people gathered together on block parties and used to dance on these new drum beats. Later on, the Djs started to scr
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Why We Are We Still Marchin' ?

by TRUTH Minista Paul Scott



I have marched until my feet have bled and I have rioted until they called the Feds.
What's left my conscious said?
                                    "Revolution"  Arrested Development



When folks gather in DC for the Jobs and Justice March and the Martin Luther King Memorial dedication this weekend, I betcha a million bucks that somebody is gonna pose the same question that people have been asking for the last 40 years. "What would Martin Luther King Jr say if he was he
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