The Eazy-E tribute that a British man petitioned for will happen after all — but it won’t be quite so grandiose. Guy Stevens had pushed to get a statue erected in the honor of the late N.W.A. rapper in his hometown of Newhaven, Sussex. At first, odds didn’t look good, considering there wasn’t a strong connection between the ‘90s gangster […]

We never thought that hip-hop would take it this far.   Q-Tip stood silently for a few seconds to embrace the overall significance of the moment. Standing behind a podium in the East Room of the White House, Q-Tip never imagined that his mastery of rap lyrics and music would take him this far. But […]


Obama plans on implementing regulations that would lower the amount of child support that prisoners pay when they’re behind bars, hopefully reducing a major driver of mass incarceration.

Congratulations to NWA are in order for this well-deserved honor.

Veteran actor and rapper Ice Cube is the producer for the movie Straight Outta Compton about his group, NWA. The story chronicles when five young men…