Film screening and panel of “Straight Outta Compton” inspires racial awareness and evokes critical thinking

(From left to right) Panelists Natalie Graham, Ph.D., professor in African American Studies; Tyler Parry,

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Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole swap beats for “Black Friday” freestyle raps

The day after Thanksgiving, flocks of Christmas shoppers swarmed retail stores for the annual Black Friday frenzy to find

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Sophomore album “90059” from TDE’s trailblazer Jay Rock deserves admiration from hip-hop fans

TDE’s trailblazer Jay Rock drops his sophomore album, “90059,” finally giving him his chance in

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Denise De La Cruz is spitting bars and hitting the books

Denise De La Cruz, a communications and radio-TV-film major, juggles rapping while being a full-time

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Dr. Dre revives hip-hop with Compton, confirming innovator status

Dr. Dre's new album, Compton, is the producer's third and final studio album. It's been

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Hip hop music still remains an important cultural institution

Hip hop is not only a type of music, but a culture that has gone through many transformations, while

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LXGNDXRY: A story of inspiration through illness

The founders of LXGNDXRY clothing line Eric Cachua (left), Ricardo Cachua (center) and Aaron Garcia

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Hip hop duo to enlighten Becker

  Courtesy of Critical Thought The Becker Amphitheater has welcomed artists from almost every genre to perform

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