Will Smith Honored with Mural in West Philadelphia (VIDEO)

by Kia Morgan-Smith via thegrio.com Will Smith is the native son of West Philadelphia and the city that raised the mega movie…
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Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize for Music for His Grammy-Winning Album ‘Damn’

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) According to the Los Angeles Times, Compton native and acclaimed hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar…
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U.S. Congress Member Hakeem Jeffries Honors Female Hip-Hop Artists on House Floor for Women’s History Month

by Alanna Vagianos via huffingtonpost.com Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) brought down the House on Tuesday with a loving tribute to female…
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Kennedy Center Creates Hip-Hop Culture Council with Q-Tip, Questlove, MC Lyte, Common and Others

via newsone.com One of the nation’s most renowned performing arts institutions has taken a major step in recognizing hip-hop culture’s…
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R.I.P. Craig Mack, 46, Grammy-Nominated “Flava In Ya Ear” Rapper

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) According to huffingtonpost.com, Grammy-nominated rapper Craig Mack, who performed the 1994 hit “Flava in Ya Ear” for Sean…
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