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The Unlikely History of Acrylic Nails

A dentist fixing a cut on his thumbnail in 1957 sparked a staple of Black female fashion.

The Mom, Student … and Breakout Rapper

Baha Bank$ is pursuing a degree in sustainability along with a sustainable hip-hop career.

Jamaal Bowman: From ‘Street Kid’ to the Halls of Power

This new progressive star reveals his surprising influences on “The Carlos Watson Show.

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The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

The Mother of WAP? The Indisputable Ms. Millie Jackson

To the straight world, Millie Jackson specialized in raunch R&B.

This Rapper’s Book Club Is Uplifting Writers of Color

It started with a tweet, and then quickly grew to an online and IRL community of book lovers.

There's Nothing Quite Like Mongolian Hip-Hop

It’s Def Jam beats meets throat singing, folk music and horsehead fiddles.

Rap Camp: Hip-Hop Artists Are Recording in Groups Again

Hip-hop is rediscovering the beauty of recording with everyone in the same room.

Can Street Dancing Battle Away Ethnic Divisions?

Hip-hop is becoming an unlikely bridge over ethnic, religious and economic divisions for Myanmar's youth.

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The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.

Inside This Rising Rapper's Scientific Method

A biologist by training, Femdot had to wait for his breakout in Chicago's flourishing hip-hop scene.

The Studio Owner Behind SZA, Chance the Rapper, DaBaby a​nd More

Chicago-based Chris Classick has cultivated the sounds reshaping today's music scene.

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