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Chicago Hip Hop artist raises awareness of male Breast Cancer

by Toure Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

CHICAGO—Antwone “Twon Gabz” Muhammad premiered Getting Through which is a powerful single from his musical documentary The Tumor detailing his personal struggle against breast cancer. The legendary Erick Sermon of... »

Hip Hop’s response to Ferguson

by FinalCall.com News | Sep 3, 2014 - 6:01:21 PM

The shooting death of Mike Brown, an unarmed Black teen at the hands of a White police officer in Ferguson, Mo., not only galvanized Black youth in America, but also those in the Hip Hop community. »

South Sudan’s Hip Hop artists call for, peace through farming

by Adam Bemma | Sep 3, 2014 - 9:42:16 AM

“What is the benefit when children are crying and people are dying due to hunger? There is no need to cry when you have the potential to dig,” sings Juba-based dancehall reggae group, the Jay Family, in their latest single “Stakal Shedit,” which means “Work Hard” in Arabic. »

Hip Hop continues to flex on #Ferguson as The Game teams with rap stars in call for justice

by FinalCall.com News | Aug 28, 2014 - 5:00:43 PM

As Hip Hop continues to raise its voice in the aftermath of the #Ferguson, MO. police shooting of unarmed 18 year old Michael Brown, The Game teamed up with other rap starts to release the new track, "Don't Shoot" featuring Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, Currensy, Problem, King Pharaoh & TGT. »

Rapper T.I. speaks on #Ferguson with "New National Anthem"

by FinalCall.com News | Aug 25, 2014 - 1:09:59 PM

In the aftermath of the #Ferguson, MO. police shooting of unarmed 18 year old Michael Brown, rapper T.I. released the track, "New National Anthem" featuring Skylar Grey. »

The Gods of Hip-Hop ‘ROC’ Brooklyn

by FinalCall.com News | Jul 16, 2014 - 6:04:17 PM

Popular recording artist Jay Electronica hit the stage July 12 to perform at the 10th Anniversary of The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival in full Fruit of Islam (F.O.I.) uniform. He was flanked by members of the F.O.I. from Harlem’s Muhammad Mosque No. 7, members of the Allah Team and Lions Out The Cage. »

The Farrakhan of Rap? The Gods of Hip Hop, Reloaded

by Iman Muhammad Ali -Guest Columnist- | Apr 7, 2014 - 9:57:51 AM

In less than 24 hours Jay Electronica's declaration that he’s “The Farrakhan of Rap and I get it from The Wheel,” was the bomb dropped that has now erected a mountain a mile high that caused editorial heads at some of the biggest music news outlets to take to the Internet. »

The SD2014 Concert & Comedy Show

by Digital.FinalCall.com | Mar 21, 2014 - 9:18:45 AM

The Saviours' Day 2014 Concert and Comedy Show featured a host of talented artists headlined by the AKNU and Hip-Hop Duo AK47. It was a fun-filled memorable evening at Detroit's COBO Convention Center February 21, 2014. »

Raisin in the Sun back in Chicago!

by FinalCall.com News | Jan 6, 2014 - 3:25:42 PM

CHICAGO - Mahdi Theatre Company presents A Raisin in the Sun, a classic story written by Lorraine Hansberry and directed by Margaret Mahdi to be held at DuSable Museum of African American History. »

'Black Coffee hits theaters Jan. 10

by Toure Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jan 6, 2014 - 3:16:01 PM

CHICAGO - The Internet is buzzing about “Black Coffee” a new movie hitting select theaters Jan. 10 starring Darrin Dewitt Henson, Lamman Rucker, Erica Hubbard, Gabrielle Dennis and Christian Keyes. »

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Jan 1, 2014 - 3:29:06 PM

CHICAGO - One of the most recognizable figures on the Earth is Muhammad Ali. While many have heard his name and been told of his exploits in the ring, do you truly know his story? »

Unsportsmanlike Conduct: The Exploitation of Black Athletes

by Everett L. Glenn -NNPA Special Contributor- | Dec 30, 2013 - 12:59:51 PM

WASHINGNTON (NNPA) - Under its television deal, each Big-10 university will receive $24.6 million annually. The Pac-12′s new television deal will pay each member $22 million a year. Each member of the Big 12 will get $20 million and ACC universities will receive $17 million when each academic year kicks off. »

Farrakhan to Kanye West: Don't Bow to Jewish Pressure!

by The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan | Dec 14, 2013 - 9:01:00 PM

During Pt. 49 of his weekly "Time and What Must Be Done Series" Minister Farrakhan commented on the harassment of Hip Hop artist Kanye West by the Jewish extremist, Abraham Foxman. »

Mandela, apartheid and cultural revolution

by Starla Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Dec 11, 2013 - 10:38:19 AM

Artistic expressions, especially in music, were important components in bringing global awareness to the plight of Black South African people. It helped make Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress (ANC) and apartheid household words by shedding light on the atrocities leveled against the Black majority by the White-ruling minority. »

Celebrity accountability: Should it matter to Black America?

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Nov 19, 2013 - 11:08:53 AM

Star power, social responsibility and controversy surfaced again over a partnership between hip hop entrepreneur Jay Z aka Shawn Carter and a high end store accused of racially profiling customers and rapper-businessman Kanye West's appropriation of the Confederate Stars and Bars flag for a clothing line. »

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