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Black males re-imagined: Mentoring this generation

OPINION - Imagining new possibilities amid bleak circumstances is a day-to-day experience for black youth...

Lil' Kim vs. Nicki Minaj: Hip-hop trash talk has its value

OPINION - It's impossible for Minaj to be doing what she does now without Kim, but she's taken what we thought Kim had perfected and injected new life...

Don't give the gift of debt this holiday season

OPINION - While such generosity is admirable on many levels, it's also often financially foolish...

The Jackson 5 set to launch, brand new fashion line

From Black Voices: These days, creating a clothing line is as easy as “ABC, 123,” especially if you’re a member of the Jackson family. Following...

Rapper Shyne resurrects his career in Holy Land

JERUSALEM (AP) - "Being in Israel is just the exclamation point," he said Thursday. "This is the ultimate place to be who you are."...

Obama tries to recapture his youth vote

theGRIO REPORT - Given 50 percent African-American teen unemployment, many political observers are unsure if young black voters will be willing to help Democrats...

Rapper Shyne reveals journey from jail to Jerusalem

theGRIO REPORT - "It's the best place I've ever been," quips Moises Levi, who just last year was in Clinton Detention Center, a maximum security prison in upstate New York...

Usher has a history on the VMA stage

Usher will certainly have fans saying "OMG" when he hits the stage at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, but it isn't the first time he's had VMA viewers shouting his lyrics...

Forbes ranks the richest rappers: Jay-Z tops the list

Kanye West experienced one of the bigger drops, going from third place in 2009 all the way down to 10th...

Is Obama’s media blitz brilliant or will it backfire?

OPINION - The age of the Internet requires a new style of connected interaction and leadership that makes our president touchable for those whom he claims to represent...

Essence: White editor won’t diminish our love of black women

OPINION - The things I think should most upset people and inspire boycotts and Facebook protests, often seem to go relatively unnoticed...

Rick Ross makes bulletproof music with backstory full of holes

OPINION - Ross has been seemingly untouchable, weathering the backlash about his credibility with music that even the harshest criticism can't stick too...

Remixed 80s hairstyles a cut above the competition

VIDEO - Whether it's the cut of the hair or the shape of the design, people are finding ways to make these vintage styles fresh all over again...

Hip-hop and Islam often go hand and hand

OPINION - Hip-hop and Islam intersected early on in rap's history when the young poets began to embrace the teachings of Malcolm X...

How rap can really impact grassroots politics

OPINION - Rather than assuming that 'hip-hop politics' means something in particular, we should understand that political rap can inform, mobilize and inspire...

Hip-hop and politics have a long history behind the mic

OPINION - Hip-hop and politics have been together for a long time, and there are no signs the two will break apart soon...

Kids mimicking adults on YouTube is not child’s play

OPINION - Clearly underage kids shouldn't be celebrated for partaking in overly indulgent grown-up activities...

Prison shouldn’t be a publicity stunt for Lil Wayne

OPINION - If Lil Wayne regards his cell as an extension of his studio or his label's offices, he will suffer...

Stars unite to help Haiti in telethon

NEW YORK (AP) - Wyclef Jean showcased the resilient spirit of a nation in the midst of catastrophe...

Race isn't the big issue in Atlanta's mayoral showdown

OPINION - Atlanta didn't end its high drama last night. Instead, election night proved to be one, juicy cliffhanger...