The Birth of Hip-Hop

The Birth of Hip-Hop

August 11, 1973. This date is emblazoned into our collective consciousness as the moment the musical and cultural phenomenon that would come to be known as hip-hop took form. On this seemingly ordinary night in the Bronx, dozens of kids crammed into a house party at...
Introducing Tuwisha Rogers-Simpson

Introducing Tuwisha Rogers-Simpson

Join us in welcoming Tuwisha Rogers-Simpson as NMAAM’s Vice President of Brand and Partnerships! Bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience from her years cultivating strategic partnerships for Urban One and as founder of her own integrated marketing...
Introducing NMAAM’s MIRC

Introducing NMAAM’s MIRC

NMAAM is thrilled to introduce our Music Industry Relations Collective (MIRC), a committee comprised of some of the most respected, renowned, and influential artists and industry heavy-hitters who are devoted to helping NMAAM preserve the history of Black music. This...
Introducing TC Tiyon Christian

Introducing TC Tiyon Christian

GRAMMY-nominated songwriter and producer TC Tiyon Christian has worked with artists such as Brandy, Tamar Braxton, and alongside the late producer Lashawn Daniels. On Juneteenth, in the midst of Black Music Month and the powerful civil uprisings that saw thousands...
A Full Force to be Reckoned With

A Full Force to be Reckoned With

Let’s start with a trivia question: What do late entertainment icons Selena and “The Godfather of Soul” James Brown have in common? The answer: Along with their incredible cultural and social impacts, and millions of records sold worldwide, both recording artists had...