HBCU Records Debuts At Bethune-Cookman University

While historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are renowned for their music programs, they are also becoming more notorious for producing quality musical artists. One black college in...

Historically Black Paul Quinn Gives College Admission Letter To Keke Palmer

Last week, Paul Quinn College and President Michael Sorrell surprised Keke Palmer with an acceptance letter to the school during her talk with Paul Quinn students on...

4 Reasons Why Common is The Best Rapper Alive

When people name the best rappers alive today they typically name the Jay-Zs, the Kanyes, the Waynes, or the Nases, however, bear with me for a few...
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5 College Survival Tips Using J Cole Songs #HBCUFreshmanBible

Going to college is like getting lost and finding something new. It's a new environment, new people and new challenges. My first year of college was very...

HBCU Buzz Artist Spotlight – Billy Bang of Howard University

best antivirus software for macName: Billy Bang School: Howard University Genre: Hip Hop Management: CamTrimble Website: http://www.billybangonline.com/ Bio: Billy Bang is an acclaimed indie rapper, engineer, producer, and award winning actor who...

Collegiate 100, A Rising Organization on Campus

While there are many organizations on the campus of Dillard University, not many stand out like the Collegiate 100 Black Men.

Janelle Monae Emulates Black Greeks in New Music Video

We just love Janelle Monae. Watching her new, dope music video for ‘Electric Lady’ from the studio album titled with the same name—“The Electric Lady,” might have...

Wale Makes History With the State of the Union Performance

Yesterday, Wale made history by becoming the first rapper to open the State of the Union preshow. We’re not sure what’s more cool, the fact that the HBCU Buzz...

Watch North Carolina A&T State University Alum Terrence J in ‘The Perfect Match’ Movie...

North Carolina A&T alum Terrence J. (Think Like a Man) stars alongside Cassie Ventura (Step Up 2: The Streets) in the romantic comedy The Perfect Match, executive...

Southern University Welcoming Back Grad David Banner

It looks like David Banner is finally coming back home to Southern University. Born in Jackson, MS, the rapper, record producer and actor wrote on his Twitter account...

Artists to Watch: Ghee and Liek$tar of Delaware State University

Students come from all different walks of life just to walk amongst one another on the same campus. Besides having the common goal of getting a degree,...

Morehouse Man Mikael Moore is Now Janelle Monae’s Manager

Mikael Moore, who once had worked on "The Hill" in the nation's capital, says he has known one of music's biggest stars, Janelle Monae, for some 10 years...

Howard University Alumnae Taraji P Henson to Host BET’s Celebration of Gospel Again

Howard alumnae Taraji P. Henson will be hosting BET’s Celebration of Gospel airing tomorrow on the network at 8 p.m. and “features spirited performances by some of...

Erykah Badu & E-40 Recorded Music Together at Grambling State?

In a recent Sonshiver interview with founder of The Coup, Boots Riley, the Oakland, California veteran emcee revealed a little-known collaboration between one of his most successful...

Wiz Phone Numbers ft. Trae Tha Truth and Big Sean

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Wale Teams Up With First Lady Michelle Obama To Promote Higher Education

The former student at Robert Morris and historically black Virginia State University, which were both on football scholarships, Wale, a D.C. native and nationally known rapper, will...

HBCU Buzz Artist Spotlight: Nick “YP” Sneed of Howard University

HBCU Buzz Artist Spotlight:   Nick "YP" Sneed of Howard University  Name: Nick SneedSchool: Howard University Class of 2011 Genres: R&B/Soul / Hip Hop / Jazz Management: The McKenzie...

This HBCU Grad Just Earned Her Third No.1 On Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Last week, Billboard announced that singer, songwriter, and television personality, and also a FAMU graduate, K. Michelle earned Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for a third time in her...

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