Sampa Tembo's family hoped she’d lead a conventional life. Instead she started opening for the likes of Kendrick Lamar and winning worldwide acclaim.
In his new book, Hip Hop Honeys, photographer Brian Finke goes behind the scenes on the world’s most glamorous – and misleading – music videos.
After a difficult upbringing and a foray into petty crime, Supaman found himself – and his purpose – through hip hop. Now he’s determined to elevate other voices.
Jamel Shabazz has spent his life documenting the city that never sleeps. But while his shots of urban street style have become iconic, the bigger picture reveals something much deeper: a commitment to community.
Despite facing disturbing allegations of abuse, rappers like XXXTentacion and Kodak Black enjoy flourishing careers. It’s time we stopped letting them get away with it.
In his homeland of Syria, Mohammad Abu Hajar is considered a fugitive – a political musician who wore out his welcome. But in Berlin, where he lives in exile, the right to exist poses a new set of challenges.
This two-sister collective are sampling everything cinema, blending characters and narratives together to talk politics, death, and everything in between.
Amid civil war, an aspiring class of returnees are doing whatever they can to forge their own identity.
In the Louisiana countryside, trail rides are blowing up: fusing zydeco music with rap, blending the old world with the new. But can traditionalists accept that you’ve gotta evolve to stay alive?
On the outskirts of Milan, a divided city rife with tension, photographer Roberto Ramirez has uncovered a community bonding over the power of rap.
It's time to leave your comfort zone and confront bigots, no matter how close they are to you, says Swedish-Barbadian rising star Naomi Pilgrim.
With songs about slut-shaming and body positivity, Reykjavik's punkest hip-hop crew are finally putting the country's female rappers on the map.