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Ranked: The Members of The Wu-Tang Clan

    November marks the 25th anniversary of the debut release Enter the Wu-Tang 36 Chambers from hip-hop legends the Wu-Tang Clan. Bursting onto the scene in 1993 with a hardcore sound that mixed Far East kung-fu and mysticism with New York hip-hop lyricism to create something the world have never heard before. The crew of creators…

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Interview: Hip-Hop Journalist Kim SoMajor

  Kim SoMajor is a creator for The Culture who more than lives up to her moniker. Writer, PR guru, radio personality, hip-hop head. Oh and the Editor and Cheif of Hip-Hop Weekly. We catch up with this woman on the move and talk classic albums and how to be a hustler. #GetFamiliar You’ve been…

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13 Must Read Hip Hop Autobiographies

  Hip-Hop artists are some of the most captivating, colorful, and compelling people in The Culture. The lives they’ve lead and the stories they can tell naturally make them great subjects for biographies and who better to tell those stories than the MC themselves? Hip-hop memoirs can give us a glimpse into an artist’s creative…

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Culture Classics – Hey Ya By Outkast

  Today in our #CultureClassics series we feature “Hey Ya” by Outkast.   The Speakerboxxx/Love Below album dropped this week back in 2003 and that classic album was led by this classic single from Andre 3000. The mix of Beatles-esque rock and Prince-like swagger couldn’t be denied. “Hey Ya” topped the Billboard Hot 100 for…

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Culture Classics I Scenario Video

  Every Thursday we like to take it back and give you a Culture Classic. A clip from a film/TV show or a music video from back in the day that reps The Culture to the fullest!   What happens when you combine two of the greatest hip-hop collectives of all-time at the height of…

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Hiplet: Where Hip-Hop And Ballet Meet

  Innovation, pushing things beyond their limits and turning them into something new. That’s what The Culture is all about. A perfect example of that is Hiplet, a stunning fusion of hip-hop and African dance with classical ballet.   Hiplet is the brainchild of Homer Bryant, the founder of the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center. He…