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The 20th Anniversary 2014 Essence Festival Brings Out The Stars! Prince and More Headline

Photo Credit: Maya Washington Essence hit it big again this year for their 20th anniversary. The Essence Festival’s 20th anniversary set a record for annual attendance, with more than 550,000 participants celebrating four days of R&B music, community, and black culture between the New Orleans’ convention center and the Mercedes Benz Superdome. The festival attracted… Read more »



Hip Hop By The States Part 2: Illinois

One of the most dangerous cities in the United States is Chicago, Illinois. Home to notorious criminals such as Al Capone and Larry Hoover. Illinois is also famous for it’s house music, Harold’s Chicken and the original foundation for many street organized gangs. But there is another side of Illinois and that is the music… Read more »


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Hip Hop By The States Part 1: Louisiana

Cajun Food, Partying, and Bourbon Street are all things that come to mind when we think about Louisiana. Music is also a huge part of the culture in Louisiana. The music that comes from Louisiana is so different from anything offered in any other state in America. With such a big cultural influence there’s no… Read more »