February 7, 2022

Chuck D To Debut New ‘Songs That Shook the Planet’ Series For Audible

As the frontman and cofounder of legendary Hip Hop group Public Enemy, Chuck D has made music that changed the culture of the globe.
February 7, 2022

Hip Hop Battle of the Boroughs: Queens And Bronx BP’s Have A Friendly Twitter War Over ‘Who’s The Best?’

Which NYC borough is the best? Watch politicians rep for their people like they’re in a SMACK battle!
February 7, 2022

‘Dilla Time’ Author Dan Charnas on Why a Brilliant, but Little-Known, Hip Hop Producer Deserves a 450-Page Book

J Dilla — a.k.a Jay Dee, a.k.a. James Dewitt Yancey — was a pioneering Hip Hop producer.
January 31, 2022


January 27, 2022

What it Takes to be a Great Breaking Teacher

“So many times, I asked to myself to be something that can encourage them [students] to be better, and this is something, for real, that made me be a better person.” – Edoardo “Xedo” Bernardini.
January 27, 2022

Hip Hop Education in College?

Does it make sense to have Hip Hop education at universities and colleges? There’s a lot that can go wrong, as schools can be restrictive and overly formal, while Hip Hop tries to stay open and free.
January 27, 2022

What Elite Level Breaking Training Looks Like

Today’s Knowledge Drop is going to give you a peek at what the best of the best breakers in Finland are doing to get ready for Paris 2024.
January 27, 2022

Legends Come Out for New York City’s Hip Hop Museum Groundbreaking

Musical luminaries including Nas, LL Cool J, and Fat Joe came out Thursday to the birthplace of Hip Hop for a groundbreaking ceremony to launch the capital campaign for the new Universal Hip Hop Museum.
January 24, 2022

An A-1 B-Boy & Herculoid: Dancin’ Doug Interview

It’s not every day that you get to meet one of the 1st generation b-boys and Herculoids. Dancin’ Doug, who used to rock Kool Herc’s parties as a part of the Herculoids, shares his experiences coming up as one of the first generation of b-boys, as well as his upcoming documentary on breakin’ history.
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