top black female DJs

10 Dope Black Female DJs

#RunTheCulture DJ’ing is one of the core elements of hip-hop and black female DJs are a major part of that. Despite being overrated and sometimes overlooked, The Culture needs these talented and skilled women. And to show them the love they deserve, we’ve put together a list of 10 dope black female DJ’s repping for…

chronixx music monday

MUSIC MONDAYS – Chronixx

#RunTheCulture Reggae and dancehall music have their own special place in The Culture. And one of the artist helping to push the genre forward is the very talented Chronixx. “Prepare your minds and hearts for this revolution.” – Chronixx Jamar McNaughton aka Chronixx is a 26 year-old Jamaican born singer/songwriter/producer making music branded as “Reggae…

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MUSIC MONDAYS – Chika

#RunTheCulture Hailing from Alabama with roots in Nigeria, rapper Chika is a completely different breed of female MC. Alabama is certainly not a traditional hip-hop breeding ground but again, Chika is not your traditional rapper. The 23 year-old burst onto the scene in 2018 when she remixed Kanye West’s “Jesus Walks” to diss Ye for…

hey ya by outkast culture classics

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 nine weeks…

VanJess

MUSIC MONDAYS – VanJess

#RunTheCulture Harmonic. Melodic. Smooth. Three adjectives that describe this week’s entry in our #MusicMondays series, the Nigerian-American R&B duo VanJess.  An increasingly rare sight in today’s musical landscape, VanJess is not only a group, their also real-life sisters, Ivana and Jessica Nwokike. They began their career humbly performing cover songs on YouTube. Just two girls, a piano,…

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),…