Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the 2017 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Chic’s Nile Rodgers will be given the Award For Musical Excellence.

It may be hard to believe (or not, given your perspective) that 20 years have passed and the murders of hip-hop icons Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls remain unsolved. Sure there have been dozens of conspiracy theories as to who murdered the two young artists and changed the face of hip-hop in the process, but […]

Key states like North Carolina and Florida have seen a decrease in the number of African-Americans heading to the polls.

Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the  achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

Slam Poet/Actor, Saul Williams and singer/actress Saycon Sengbloh joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to talk about the new Broadway musical, Holler If Ya Hear…

The death of legendary West Coast rapper and actor Tupac “2pac” Shakur continues to reverberate throughout the hip-hop community 16 years later. Considering that his…

The death of legendary West Coast rapper and actor Tupac “2pac” Shakur continues to reverberate throughout the hip-hop community 16 years later. Considering that his…

Born September 13, 1971, Tupac Amaru Shakur became perhaps the most legendary Hip-Hop artist of all time. Famous for his hit records, radical political views, unabashed comments, beefs, controversies and an often overlooked positivity and compassion for underserved people and communities, Tupac may be one of the most widely recognized American celebrities of the late […]