Jean Grae

Celebrate Black History Month With These 20 Songs
One of the greatest artistic products to derive from the African American culture is its music. And of that music, no category is as distinct as hip-hop, with its ability to raise awareness by telling stories of social injustice and oppression, but also of heritage and pride...
Hip-Hop’s Most Entertaining Twitters
It seems these days that to be a rapper is to be on a Twitter. It's easy to see why. Twitter gives an artist the opportunity to promote their music, express their personality and connect with fans in ways that few media can.
Not all rapper Twitter accounts are created equal, though...
10 Great Things We Saw At The Afropunk Fest 2013
For 10 years, Afropunk has brought a mixture of punk attitude and African-American culture to Brooklyn. The 2013 edition of the festival was perhaps the most ambitious yet, expected to draw over 30,000 people to Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park for two days of hip-hop, hardcore pun…
The Best Hip-Hop Tweets Of The Week, 6/2-6/8
This week in the hip-hop Twittersphere, Kanye West teased new projection locations to promote his highly anticipated Yeezus, Amanda Bynes apologizes to her ex-beau Kid Cudi, and Royce Da 5'9" explains why there's half-empty bottles around his studio...
Best Hip-Hop Tweets Of The Week, 5/26-6/1
This week in the hip-hop Twittersphere, friends and collaborators reacted to the death of Andre 3000's mother, Ab-Soul and Waka Flocka Flame reached out to Amanda Bynes, and Gucci Mane and Freddie Gibbs teased their new albums. At the same time,  Wiz Khalifa gets confused for an impostor a…

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