Is Hip-Hop the New Gospel?

For years, the Gospel genre of music has provided a way for people to maintain balance in their lives. With every life lesson in the bible, there was a general take away that motivated people to keep pushing: acknowledging that things would get better soon. However, as time goes by, and as the minds of […]

Early ’90s – Alannah Ross, Darlene Nawuridam, Idrianna Bowleg

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Sierra Foster- Commodification of African American Music

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Mary J. Blige: Queen of Hip-Hop R&B

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