Many people say that hip-hop was birthed by DJ Kool Herc on a 1973 summer evening in the Bronx. Others point to the release of the 1979 Sugarhill Gang song “Rapper’s Delight” as the moment when the genre was catapulted into the national consciousness. But several years before either of those moments, Rudy Ray Moore…
Public Enemy in 1987 by Jack Mitchell. (Image courtesy Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture) In the late 1970s, hip-hop burst onto the scene in the Bronx … Read More
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Azealia Banks says major corporations made bank off slave labor. The hip hop star published a series of accusatory tweets on Friday, arguing that major corporations owe African Americans “major … Read More
Michael Jackson – King of Pop and Music Videos Michael Jackson was not only a music legend, he transformed the music industry with his style of elaborately produced music … Read More