The Power of Your Voice

The Power of Your Voice

2020 has been a year of unexpected complexity. Most of us probably woke up on January 1st full of hope, not just because it was a new year, but also because of what 2020 symbolized–a new decade, a symbol for perfect vision, or just a cool number, full of ideas...

Have You Heard: On the Dance Floor

Have You Heard? Disco, dance, and house all derive from African American musical expression, and NMAAM shined the spotlight on some of the most influential artists to get us out On the Dancefloor: The Queen of Disco, Donna Summer; the Godfather of House Music, Frankie...

The Message: Hip-Hop and Social Movements

Since the very beginning, hip-hop has been the voice of Black youth culture and has reflected the lived experiences of both its creators and consumers. Tackling everything from the crack epidemic to gang violence, police brutality, racism, and political and economic...

The Message: Rise of the Moguls

Hip-hop is not only responsible for driving massive shifts in culture and influencing trends world-wide; it’s also been a seemingly inexhaustible source of innovation and entrepreneurship. In the 1990s, artists stepped off the stage and into the boardroom,...