Kid Cudi performs at the'Cruel Summer' After Party hosted Kanye West For The Provocateur 'pop up' At Gotha Club Cannes on May 23, 2012 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

KID CUDI SHOCKS FANS WITH SURPRISE RELEASE

theGRIO REPORT - Former G.O.O.D Music rapper, Kid Cudi pulled a 'Beyoncé' on his fan base, and released his 4th album Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon via iTunes without an announcement Monday night...
Lil' Poopy perform 'Pop That (Remix)' (courtesy of YouTube)

Is hip-hop bad for black America?

theGRIO REPORT - Kendrick Lamar. Nicki Minaj. Childish Gambino. Chief Keef. From the profound to the profane, these rap artists represent the scale of hip hop’s status quo, inheriting the reign of one of America’s most authentically black art-forms, for better or for worse...