Review: ‘The Classroom and the Cell, C...

The Classroom and the Cell, Con­ver­sa­tions on Black Life in Amer­ica. By Mumia Abu-Jamal and Marc Lamont Hill  The Classroom and the Cell is a… Read more

‘Piece together jigsaw daydreams’ ...

Eight­een year old Dillon Leet — an excit­ing new voice, spins us crazy with her words. In this poem based on the theme of ‘soci­ety’… Read more

Video: Good Morning by @IamArchetype &am...

Troy & Arche­type’ s first offi­cial video. It shows the 2 emcees plan­ning their day and is part 1 of a 5 part series. The… Read more

Black August: “A month of meaning, of ...

His­tory : Black August ori­gin­ated in the con­cen­tra­tion camps of Cali­for­nia to hon­or fallen Freedom Fight­ers, Jonath­an Jack­son, George Jack­son, Wil­li­am Christ­mas, James McClain and… Read more

Interview With Ukweli Roach (@UkweliRoac...

Break­in’ Con­ven­tion is the UK’s fest­ival of Hip Hop dance theatre, present­ing dance by com­pan­ies and crews from across the globe. I Am Hip Hop… Read more

Interview With The Legendary Boots Riley...

Boots Riley is what we would label a hip-hop legend.  As lead vocal­ist of The Coup and Street Sweep­er Social Club his in-depth meta­phors and… Read more

Interview With The Scribes! (@TheScribes...

Q. What are the most import­ant val­ues as a group you hold that have helped you grow togeth­er? Shaun: On stage we always say we’ve… Read more

Must Read: Dying For Justice

The Insti­tute of Race Rela­tions pub­lished Dying for Justice which gives the back­ground on 509 people (an aver­age of twenty-two per year) from BAME (Black,… Read more

Introducing : @UnitedVibration

 New EP ’ We Nev­er Die’ is Avail­able now! ‘Our sound is cyc­lic. Any lin­ear per­cep­tions of ‘gen­re’ or ‘style’ do it no justice’.  http://unitedvibrations.bandcamp.com/album/we-never-die Their first… Read more

The Man Behind The Music — An Intervie...

Q. What made you get into hip hop? From a very young I’ve been into music and writ­ing poetry, and in sec­ond­ary school Grime/Garage music was… Read more

Review: ZooNation’s ‘Some Like It Hi...

Hip Hop is more than a music­al gen­re, it’s an artist­ic form of expres­sion found through poetry, music, visu­al arts and dance.  With expres­sion deep… Read more

Sacrifice in Vietnam

50 years ago today Thich Quang Duc, a Buddhist monk from the Linh-Mu Pagoda in Hue, Viet­nam, burned him­self to death at a busy inter­sec­tion… Read more