Mass Appeal Raises $6M Funding Round Led by Universal Music

Billboard reports: “Mass Appeal, the graffiti/hip-hop culture publication that has grown to include television and production wings as well as a record label and creative services division, announced [yesterday] it had raised $6 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Universal Music Group. Founded as a print magazine in 1996, Mass Appeal [...]

Travel with Val: Bus Tour Features Historic Hip Hop Sites Around New York

NY1 NEWS: Travel reporter Valerie D’Elia takes a tour through the historic sites in New York City that birthed hip-hop. Watch the video at: http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/travel/2017/02/27/bus-tour-features-historic-hip-hop-sites-around-new-york.html 

Swizz Beatz & Just Blaze Go Head-To-Head in Instagram Live Battle of Beats

Two of hip-hop’s heavyweights Swizz Beatz and Just Blaze went toe-to-toe in a live-streamed historic beat battle. Both producers have spawned twenty years of massive success by creating hit tracks for chart-busting artists.  Swizz has produced hits like DMX’s “Ruff Ryders Anthem,” and Drake’s “Fancy,” while Just Blaze has been a regular producer for Jay-Z, producing his classic “Public [...]

It’s Official, Jay Z is the first rapper inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame

By the way, this is a win for US. I remember when rap was said to be a fad . We are now alongside some of the greatest writers in history. — Mr. Carter (@S_C_) February 22, 2017 A few months back, we found out Brooklyn's Own Jigga-Jay-Z was a nominee for the Songwriter's [...]

HusH Hall of Fame – Cleverly Chloe [Media Personality NYC]

As Hip Hop continues to grow and evolve the trails set by pioneers of years passed continue to be traveled and blazed anew by a new generation of faithful Hip Hop followers. From DJ's to Artists to the Media and Journalist that cover the culture, Hip Hop is being passed into new hands that will [...]

HusH Hall of Fame – Wanja Lange [Publicist/Blogger Germany]

What started on the playgrounds and in the basements of the Bronx birthed a global phenomenon that is showing now signs of slowing down. Now you find die hard Hip Hop fans in all corners of the world. Sydney, Dubai, Toyko and France are just a few of the cities where Hip Hop has [...]

Windows of Hip-Hop 2017 BX Element Awards

Major congratulations to our founder, Debra Harris, for being awarded a Citation of Merit from Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz & Windows of Hip-Hop at the 2017 BX Element Awards! 2017 marked the second annual celebration of the BX Element Awards. Debra was honored alongside The Lox, the legendary Tats Cru, DJ Jazzy Jay, [...]

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