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United Shades of America Exclusive Screening

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
United Shades of America Exclusive Screening

This week, CNN hosted an exclusive Atlanta screening of the second episode of “United Shades of America” with W. Kamau Bell, which airs Sunday at 10 pm ET. Titled, “Behind the Walls,” the episode reveals how the amount of prisoners incarcerated in the United States continues to rise at an alarming rate, and what sometimes […]

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PICS: Keri Hilson, Ed Lover, Demetria McKinney, Robert Christopher Riley and more attend ATL Live on the Park Season 7

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
PICS: Keri Hilson, Ed Lover, Demetria McKinney, Robert Christopher Riley and more attend ATL Live on the Park Season 7

Shanti Das and Marlon Nichols introduced the seventh season of  ATL Live on the Park to a sold out show on Tuesday night in Atlanta, GA. The dynamic duo proved once again why ATL Live on the Park is Atlanta’s top bill for live music performances. Season openers included performances by Quinn and Jukebox, Crystal […]

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Atlanta Celebrity Stylist Rumored to Earn More Than The President of the United States!

| February 17, 2016 | 2 Comments
Atlanta Celebrity Stylist Rumored to Earn More Than The President of the United States!

In a time when many are feeling the pinch from a staggering economy, Celebrity Stylist Shun Melson has not only managed to bag such top clientele as Monica, Gucci Mane, Kandi Burress, SWV, and so many others, she has also managed to clock more dollars in a year than our current sitting President as she […]

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Jhené Aiko, DJ Va$htie Kola, The Alchemist & More Team Up For Ford By Design “Culture Collabs”

| January 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Jhené Aiko, DJ Va$htie Kola, The Alchemist & More Team Up For Ford By Design “Culture Collabs”

To emphasize its commitment to the arts, FORD has launched its “By Design”  Culture Collabs campaign. Culture Collabs is a video series documenting how FORD has joined forces with singer/songwriter Jhené Aiko, DJ Va$htie Kola, music producer The Alchemist, entrepreneur Mike Brown, artist collective The Seventh Letter, and digital artist Naturel. Over the last few months, they came […]

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Big Sant Performs at Big K.R.I.T.’s Sold Out Kritically Acclaimed Tour in ATL!

Big Sant Performs at Big K.R.I.T.’s Sold Out Kritically Acclaimed Tour in ATL!

Big Sant performs at Big K.R.I.T.’s sold out Kritically Acclaimed Tour in ATL and chops it up with DJ Wally Sparks. Peep the Mississippi boys doing damage to the stage now. Follow us on Twitter@HipHopEnquirer and Michael “Ice-Blue” Harris @IceBlueVA

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Dee-1 – “Miles Davis” [New Music Alert]

Dee-1 – “Miles Davis” [New Music Alert]

Dee-1 flips to a new chapter in his latest “Mission Vision Monday” project with the release of his newest track “Miles Davis,” produced by Gavin George. “Miles Davis” reminds the listener of the deep, emotional journey that Dee-1 has endured. Dee-1 draws parallels to plagues endured by Miles Davis and his own life; He questions the […]

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Spike Lee Calls Out Chance the Rapper “What is Your Daddy Doing for Chi-Raq?”

| December 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spike Lee Calls Out Chance the Rapper “What is Your Daddy Doing for Chi-Raq?”

In an interview with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, Spike Lee addressed the backlash his film, CHI-RAQ, has received. While some would call the film “mythological,” Lee prefers to refer to the movie as “heightened reality” due to its rhythmic dialogue and musical outbursts, but stands firm on his belief that gun violence in America, despite […]

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Rickey Smiley To Debut New Reality Show “Rickey Smiley For Real”

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rickey Smiley To Debut New Reality Show “Rickey Smiley For Real”

Award winning national syndicated radio personality, host and stand-up comedian Rickey Smiley returns to TV One with the premiere of his new docs-series Rickey Smiley For Real on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. ET. The hour-long series takes a humorous look at Smiley’s hectic life as he manages his career, single fatherhood and personal […]

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DJ Quik Talks Working With Game and Kendrick Lamar And Endorsing Jimi Hendrix’s New Liquer Purple Haze [Exclusive Video Interview]

DJ Quik Talks Working With Game and Kendrick Lamar And Endorsing Jimi Hendrix’s New Liquer Purple Haze [Exclusive Video Interview]

Hip Hop Enquirer recently caught up with the legendary Compton OG DJ Quik where we talked in detail about his 25 years in the music industry and his latest project The Midnight Life. One of the most revered engineers and producers in the game as well, Quik  talked about working with greats like Jay Z […]

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Big Sant Talks About His New Projects And Heading Out With Big K.R.I.T. On the “KRITically Acclaimed Tour” [Video Interview]

Big Sant Talks About His New Projects And Heading Out With Big K.R.I.T. On the “KRITically Acclaimed Tour” [Video Interview]

Big Sant is one of Mississippi’s untapped jewels ready to be mined and checked in with Inspire Magazine to give the skinny on the state of Mississippi’s hip hop scene and how the industry needs to take a look at the promising talent led off by hit makers like David Banner and his homeboy Big […]

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Won-G Drops New Video “Rich Together” With Rick Ross & Discusses His Independent Boss Reign [Exclusive Interview]

Won-G Drops New Video “Rich Together” With Rick Ross & Discusses His Independent Boss Reign [Exclusive Interview]

Haitian MC Won-G has returned with a vengeance and a new heater with Rick Ross called “Rich Together.”  The music rebel who has caked up over the years with his independent grind chopped it up with Hip Hop Enquirer and talked about being the first independent artist sold in Virgin Megastores, Sam Goody, and Warehouse Music chains […]

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Exclusive: Radio Host @IamDeelishis & Brother Polight Discuss Sex & Consciousness

| September 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Exclusive: Radio Host @IamDeelishis & Brother Polight Discuss Sex & Consciousness

Deelishis & Brother Polight break sex and consciousness down. Former reality star, radio host and our favorite Instagram vixen, Deelishis, just sat down with celebrity mentor/author, Brother Polight, to discuss ‘sexuality and the consciousness of it all‘. There are a couple of interesting pointers discussed in this video, exclusively shot by Hip Hop Enquirer. Intellect and sexuality […]

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Yo Gotti Talks Being The Boss, Fake MC’s and Business of Music [Exclusive Video]

Yo Gotti Talks Being The Boss, Fake MC’s and Business of Music [Exclusive Video]

The King of Memphis Yo Gotti took over the streets once again this month with the release of his new mixtape The Return. The CMG boss dropped off 22 tracks with production from the likes of Boi-1da, Zaytoven, Ben Billions and Metro Boomin as well as collaborations with Fetty Wap, Boosie Badazz and his artists […]

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@Troubleman31 Instagram Post Gets Negative Backlash for ‘Shad Da God’ Stix Music Video #BlackLivesDoMatter

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
@Troubleman31 Instagram Post Gets Negative Backlash for ‘Shad Da God’ Stix Music Video #BlackLivesDoMatter

What responsibility do celebrities have to the youth? It has always been a loaded question, especially when you get to talking about music. Even more so when you discuss rap music. Because many of the contributors to the genre come from less than desirable backgrounds, there tends to be lyrics about drugs, guns and violence. […]

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Famous New York Apollo Theatre is Going Hologram with Billie Holiday

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Famous New York Apollo Theatre is Going Hologram with Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday often sang about being blue, but when she appears at the Apollo later this year she’ll be closer to translucent. The Apollo has partnered with Hologram USA to bring extended, permanent hologram technology to the theater. Ms. Holiday, who performed at the Apollo in the flesh nearly 30 times, will be the first, […]

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Justice Or Else? Bet Hip Hop Award Show Being Held Same Weekend as Historic Million Man March

Justice Or Else? Bet Hip Hop Award Show Being Held Same Weekend as Historic Million Man March

The 2015 Bet Hip Hop Awards takes place on October 9th in Atlanta, Georgia and of course it will be the biggest night in hip hop. The 20th year anniversary of the Million Man March entitled ‘Justice or Else’ is occurring on the 10th. While it is clear which event is more important in light […]

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Changing the System: Ferguson Judge Withdraws All Arrest Warrants Prior to 2015

Changing the System: Ferguson Judge Withdraws All Arrest Warrants Prior to 2015

Judge Donald McCullin has only been on the job for year but has done something historic already. Judge McCullin of Ferguson Municipal Court has withdrawn all arrest warrants that were in effect until December, 31st 2014. This allows defendants to have new court dates and alternative sentencing, thus in hopes reducing the discrepancy in prison […]

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Black Voices Matter: Shaun King Continues to Fight Against Race Allegations

Black Voices Matter: Shaun King Continues to Fight Against Race Allegations

Over the last few days social activist Shaun King has been fighting off allegations that he is a white male. While King has always identified as bi-racial, conservative media outlets have tried to discredit his contributions to the Black Lives Matter movement with these claims.  King has had to open up his private life to […]

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Shocking!! 14 San Francisco Cops Abuse Handicap Black Man #BlackLivesMatter

Shocking!! 14 San Francisco Cops Abuse Handicap Black Man #BlackLivesMatter

The headline speaks for itself in how embarrassingly shameful this country can be. 14 thugs with a badge that swore to serve and protect continue to ignore that obligation to their community. What appears to be a homeless man was held down on the ground while he pants fell off and cops kneel on his […]

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Straight Outta Compton: Witness the Power of Street Knowledge 

Straight Outta Compton: Witness the Power of Street Knowledge 

The N.W.A. biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ opened to a wide theater release this weekend and has the country buzzing in a good way. The movie is fantastic and transcends labels, it is not simply a black film. To tell this story with a global appeal had to be difficult as the acronym for the group […]

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Minister Farrakhan Warns Rappers to be Mindful of His Enemies

Minister Farrakhan Warns Rappers to be Mindful of His Enemies

Minister Louis Farrakhan recently released a special video to his friends in the rap community. If you have been following, this year will mark the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March and this year’s event is titled ‘Justice or Else’. Farrakhan has met with a slew of rappers, whom he calls the new leaders […]

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Before His Arrest! Rick Ross Visits The Harland Boys & Girls Club

Before His Arrest! Rick Ross Visits The Harland Boys & Girls Club

On Saturday, Rick Ross paid a surprise visit to the Harland Boys & Girls Club in Atlanta to spend time with the kids. Ross is known for giving back, whether its through his charity or one of the many non-profits he often supports. This past Saturday was no different. Ross surprised about 40 children at […]

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What’s The Word? Dylann Roof Is A Terrorist. Now, Lets All Say It Together #CharlestonShooting

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
What’s The Word? Dylann Roof Is A Terrorist. Now, Lets All Say It Together #CharlestonShooting

It’s days like this that I wonder why anyone would really choose to be Black. I woke up this morning still on a high. The previous night, I had the time of my life. I partied it up with close friends of mine to music I grew up listening to. It was really a great […]

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Hate Crime Attack Leaves 9 Dead, including State Senator, in Charleston, SC Church

Hate Crime Attack Leaves 9 Dead, including State Senator, in Charleston, SC Church

A manhunt is underway in Charleston, South Carolina as authorities are seeking a young, white male in connection to a shooting that left nine dead at a historically black church. Police Chief Gregory Mullen said, “I do believe this was a hate crime”. The terrorist, walked into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church around 9 p.m. […]

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You Can’t Sit Here: Rachel Dolezal And Her Search To Find A Table

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
You Can’t Sit Here: Rachel Dolezal And Her Search To Find A Table

  Gather round everybody, I want to tell you guys a story. Growing up, I was a pretty decent basketball player. I was so decent, that in my sophomore year of high school, I was moved to a prestigious boarding school to play ball and better my grades. The move to the boarding school from […]

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First Look Documentary: ‘3 and 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets’ (Murder of Jordan Davis)

First Look Documentary: ‘3 and 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets’ (Murder of Jordan Davis)

The murder of unarmed black teenager Jordan Davis drew national headlines as the continuation of black kids losing their lives to senseless gun laws and abuse of power from law enforcement. In 2012, Davis and his three friends were parked at a gas station when Micheal Dunn, middle-aged white male, became upset over the volume […]

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Carter Takeover: Lil Wayne Signs Deal With Jay Z

Carter Takeover: Lil Wayne Signs Deal With Jay Z

Saturday night at KMEL’ Summer Jam in Oakland, California a major announcement was made. Lil Wayne said he, ” I just signed a deal with my mothaf**king idol Jay-Z”. As most people know by now Lil Wayne has been embroiled in huge lawsuit with Cash Money Records for $51 million dollars. Weezy was owed $10 […]

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School Educators Lose Their Job For Siding with Mckinney Cop

School Educators Lose Their Job For Siding with Mckinney Cop

It seems appropriate to remind America that freedom of speech is not absolute, i.e. you can still lose your job when you say something stupid. That is what has happened down in Miami when their principal Alberto Iber defended the actions of Eric Casebolt. Casebolt was the maniac cop in the McKinney, Texas video throwing […]

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Minister Louis Farrakhan is Very Vocal On The Plight of African-Americans; Calls Out The President & False Community Leaders

Minister Louis Farrakhan is Very Vocal On The Plight of African-Americans; Calls Out The President & False Community Leaders

Power 105’s The Breakfast Club had the honor to sit down with the leader of the Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan. Farrakhan has not done many media appearances in the last few years but he really wanted to youth to hear what he had to say. Some of the topics discussed were the protests […]

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America Has Failed The Latino Community But Hip Hop Has A Solution

America Has Failed The Latino Community But Hip Hop Has A Solution

Since the beginning of Hip Hop in the early 1970’s in the South Bronx, hip hop has been a community for minorities to express their feelings and thoughts in creative ways. The political and economic hardships that Blacks and Latinos faced is what helped foster what would become hip hop with four elements; rap music, […]

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