skip marley music monday

MUSIC MONDAY – Skip Marley

#RunTheCulture Hailing from Kingston Jamaica and representing the first family of reggae, Skip Marley is ready to become the new face of a genre. At the age of just 23, the singer-songwriter has already stared making waves. Skip is the son of Cedella Marley (a singer, dancer, fashion designer, actress, and entrepreneur in her own right),…

5 top black female songwriters

5 Black Female Songwriters Running Radio

#RunTheCulture As the old saying goes, “the pen is mightier than the sword”. But in the music biz, writers are often lost in the shuffle, stuck behind the producers and of course the performers. It’s doubly difficult for women and triple for black women to get the props they deserve. But here at CFTC we’re…

boyz II men let it snow

CULTURE CLASSICS – Boyz II Men “Let It Snow”

#RunTheCulture It’s Christmas SZN so it’s time to dust off one of the best musical #CultureClassics in the holiday catalog, “Let It Snow” by Boyz II Men.  “Let It Snow” was the official single from the legendary R&B group’s holiday album Christmas Interpretations. The song was written by fellow R&B star and creator for The Culture, Brian McKnight and Boyz II…

DJ Akademiks

THE FEAT. – Youtuber DJ Akademiks

#RunTheCulture Today we feature hip-hop YouTuber, TV host, and…rapper?!? DJ Akademiks. DJ Akademiks is a Jamaican born, NY raised entertainment media personality and creator for The Culture. He covers various hip-hop news and entertainment items on YouTube, TV, radio and on social media. His videos are composed of his raw, off-the-cuff audio commentaries layered on top of stitched-together video clips and…

normani

MUSIC MONDAYS – Normani

#RunTheCulture Having a second chance to make a first impression is a rare opportunity in the music industry. And our #MusicMondays series is designed specifically to introduce you to the artists you need to be listening to. So with all that said, let us (re)introduce you to the multi-talented Normani. A singer and dancer from…

we're all in the same gang

Culture Classics I We’re All In The Same Gang

Previously on #CultreClassics we’ve featured “Self-Destruction” by KRS-One and many of the top East Coast rappers of the time coming together to promote an anti-violence message so it’s only right we give the Westside it’s due with their classic hip-hop joint, “We’re All In The Same Gang”. “We’re All In The Same Gang” was the…