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The Hip-Hop Advocate Newsletter
Welcome to ‘the world’s smartest Hip-Hop newsletter!’
We’re back! Excited to kick off a new series of newsletters that bring you fascinating articles, podcast episodes, notifications of events and conferences, and highlights of people and organizations that are using Hip-Hop to improve humanity.
Special thanks to the incredible Funkadelic Studios, our favorite recording and rehearsal space right in the heart of New York City. All throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, musicians and artists have given us light and life, and we are happy to announce that Funkadelic Studios has re-opened their doors to safely provide services for NYC’s musical community. Reach out to find out more.
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All of these little things will go a long way toward advancing our mission to preserve, protect, and promote Hip-Hop’s ability to improve humanity, fight injustice, innovate industries, and save lives.
Speaking of which, on to the stories…
💚 - Manny Faces, Founder/Exec. Director, The Center for Hip-Hop Advocacy

CRIMINOLOGY
Killing of Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC: 2 Are Arrested - The New York Times Killing of Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC: 2 Are Arrested - The New York Times
Longtime Hot 97 Employee Paddy Duke Fired For Involvement In Yusef Hawkins Murder
STOP, LOOK, AND LISTEN
‘The Remix: Hip-Hop x Fashion’ Details Women’s Contributions to Genre
The Story Behind ‘WAP’s Unforgettable ‘There’s Some Whores in This House’ Sample
A New Ice Cream Truck Song To Replace 'Turkey In The Straw'
A Vocal Coach Reacts To Roddy Ricch's Melodies
Paniccioli’s vast hip-hop photo archive launches online
Why Lo-Fi Music Draws Listeners In
Krip-Hop Nation Showcases Rappers With Disabilities. Meet 5 of Our Favorites.
Meet the Miami Muralists Fighting for Black Lives Through Their Art | NBCLX
WE THE PEOPLE
The Rallying Cry in Pop Smoke’s Posthumous Album
Christian Hip-Hop Artist Lecrae Reflects On Societal Issues, His Faith, His Philanthropic Work In Atlanta
Bluegrass, Hip-Hop and Social Justice?! Gangstagrass makes it work!
GET YOUR MIND RIGHT
Education Professor Publishes Book, Calls to 'Decolonize the Classroom' through Hip Hop
'Reality Pedagogy' Is Teaching as a Form of Protest - The Atlantic
21 Savage Announces Free Online Financial Program for Youth
Hip Hop Architecture Camps Equip Students to Use Design for Social Change
SOCIAL JUSTICE MEETS HIP-HOP
Listen/subscribe for free: Mobile podcast or music app / Web
The latest episode of News Beat tackles the often under-reported problem of state violence against Black women. Listen to this powerful episode today.
STRICTLY BUSINESS
From 'Hip Hop Hooray' to 'YMCA,' the untold stories of Jock Jams, 25 years later
Jay-Z Buys Multiple Newspaper Ads Highlighting Black Businesses
How the New USPS Hip-Hop Stamps Came About
New York City Recording & Rehearsal Space - www.funkadelicstudios.com
New York City Recording & Rehearsal Space - www.funkadelicstudios.com
BEEN AROUND THE WORLD
Moroccan Women Break Through in Rap Scene Dominated by Men
Sony Music dives deeper into independent Indian hip-hop
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