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Dismantling hip-hop’s misogyny

https://twitter.com/ava/status/632953219824553984 Hip-hop remains a curious thing, indeed. The rampant misogyny that exists within the genre is a reflection of our entire country. Needless to say,...

Wynton Marsalis claims rap music more harmful than Confederate statutes

Ebony.com reports that famed trumpet player, Winston Marsalis claims rap music is more damaging than Confederate statues. The jazz musician had the conversation with...

“Hypnotize” a huge posthumous hit for Notorious B.I.G.

Rapper Notorious B.I.G., also known as Biggie Smalls, was murdered March 9, 1997. The performer, whose real name is Christopher Wallace, had friendships and...

Quintuple Feature at The Hoosier Dome this Saturday

No, that's not a clever band name. Yes, there really are five hip hop artists booked for the Hoosier Dome this Saturday, April 14th....

“Roxanne Roxanne” is part biopic, part rap history

For audiences who grew up in the 1980s with access to urban music, performers like Roxanne Shante, UTFO, Biz Markey and Egyptian Lover were...

“Hope World” sounds beautiful when it floats and underwhelming when it...

Some of BTS's were not resting after releasing their chart-topping "Love Yourself" album. One of the group's rappers, J-Hope, released a solo-album that looks...

Preview: The Hi-Fi St. Patty’s Party w/ Gangstagrass

Next Saturday is St. Patrick's Day once again, and what better way to spend it than at a bar with plenty to drink, and...

“Marbled” is a thoughtful and strong labor of love

(The cover art for Abhi The Nomad's new album "Marbled" - courtesy of His Bandcamp page.) Abhi The Nomad is an Indian indie rapper who...

Tyler, The Creator – “Flower Boy” review

Rating 8.3/10 This past summer Tyler, The Creator debuted his fourth studio album, "Flower Boy" (There's an alternative title to the record, but for the...

Flynt Flossy and Turquoise Jeep Valentine’s at The Hi-Fi

Next Wednesday is February 14, the holiday we've all been waiting for to bring us out of the late-winter slump. While Valentine's Day lands...