Lyricist Society Helps Kids Use Hip Hop As A Creative Outlet Inside The ClassroomOn this week's Community Connect, Lisa Germani sat down with Quan Neloms, founder of Lyricist Society, to talk about how he is transforming student's school lives through the creative use of hip hop in the classroom.
Check Out Something New: Detroit’s 1st Women In Hip Hop Conference“Ever wonder where all the Women in Hip Hop have gone?” says Piper Carter, founder of The Foundation of Women in Hip Hop.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 5/9 - "New Releases Edition!"This week, Detroit Proud is bringing you the latest and greatest from local artists who have recently released new material or will be doing so in the coming days and months. Looking for tasty treats to sink your teeth into? Look no further.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 2/22This week's playlist has a little taste of variety with the local music twang you crave. There are thousands of genres out there and a million ways to spin it, so let's take a look at how Detroit is the melting pot of music.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 2/8We can't think of a better way to drown our pre-Valentine's Day sorrows than with this handcrafted playlist.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 8/24Welcome to Detroit Proud! This week we are bringing you a full-spectrum playlist full of talented artists residing right under our noses here in Detroit.
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 8/3In honor of this beautiful weather, we’re going to serve up some of our road trip favorites! Indie rock, folk, alternative, hip-hop, electric—you can’t deny the variety!
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 5/4This week's Detroit Proud Playlist highlights Detroit rappers and hip-hop artists - if they're not already in there, we think you should add 'em to your album rotation!
Detroit Proud Playlist: Week of 9/15 -Special Eminem Edition! Having just finished his The Monster Tour with pop-star Rihanna (wrapping up with two SOLD OUT shows at Comerica Park in Detroit), we thought we’d dedicate this week’s playlist to our shining star, Eminem.
Meet Charlie Beans - and His Label, Five30 Music
Rapper's Delight on Arsenio HallArsenio closed out his old school hip hop show with Rapper's Delight performing a medley of "La La Song," their legendary hit "Rapper's Delight," featuring Chuck D, Luther Campbell, and DJ Spinderella. Even Olympic figure skater Jason Brown got in on the action.
Local Bands Put A Unique Twist on Cover Songs in 4th Annual 'Folk The Police' EventImagine Jay-Z's "Big Pimpin'," Lil Jon's "Get Low," and "Root Down" by the Beastie Boys...played in the style of folk music. Awesome, right? Putting a folk spin on classic rap and hip-hop songs is exactly what local bands will be doing this Sunday at The Blind Pig in Ann Arbor at the 4th annual FOLK THE POLICE showcase.
Mac Miller on the Arsenio Hall ShowRapper Mac Miller was on the NEW Arsenio Hall show this week and kick butt with an amazing performance of ”Avian” and “Aquarium”.