In December 1990, hip-hop magazine The Source published the first in-depth study of the then-nascent "gangsta rap" trend in a special issue. The cover story was unusually prescient, touching on…
LONDON -- U.K.-based Kaleidoscope Film Distribution will handle worldwide distribution rights, excluding North America, to Ice-T's "Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap" from the Indomina Group.
Pic delivers a freestyle overview of hip-hop that's heavy on rap-celeb interviews and aggravatingly light on context of any sort.
Hip-hop is receiving its first major exhibition at the Grammy Museum, as "Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey" opened this week in the L.A. Live facility.
Over the last 30 years, the business models of rap labels, specifically the ones that tap into an indie ethic associated with music labels of the 1940s and '50s, have at times been more interesting…
Lexi Alexander has quit as director of Brit rap movie "Life 'n' Lyrics," just days before it was due to start shooting. The $6 million pic, skedded to roll Sept. 11, is now on hiatus while the…
Mark Cerami, co-founder of groundbreaking hip-hop imprint Priority Records, has launched a new Los Angeles-based label project called M.S.C. Music & Entertainment.
Black women's groups urged a national crusade Friday to persuade the music industry to clean up violent gangsta rap lyrics that they said demean and threaten women.