RIP to Nola Legend 5th Ward Weebie | B97 FM

Our prayers are with the friends and family of Nola hip hop and bounce legend, 5th Ward Weebie, Jerome Cosey. Earlier this week, friends and family were asking for prayers for the rapper online, saying he was in serious condition in the hospital. It is reported that Weebie had a history of high blood pressure and was reportedly taken to the hospital after one of his … Continue reading RIP to Nola Legend 5th Ward Weebie | B97 FM

Renowned artist Terrance Osborne announces The Color of New Orleans experience. The first one hundred guests will receive a complimentary print of the official event poster.

NEW ORLEANS, La. (Dec. 17, 2019) – Today, renowned artist and cultural curator Terrance Osborne announced The Color of New Orleans, an exclusive art exhibition featuring locally inspired, never-before-seen artwork that visually tells the story of New Orleans. The signature event will be held on February 1, 2020, at Osborne’s Magazine Street Gallery. For the first time in his twenty-plus year career, Osborne is hosting … Continue reading Renowned artist Terrance Osborne announces The Color of New Orleans experience. The first one hundred guests will receive a complimentary print of the official event poster.

New Orleanian Poet and Author Kalamu Ya Salaam Honored with Blue Collar PEN Award at the 30th Annual PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Awards

As I read about the written works of Mr. Kalamu Ya Salaam and his achievements, an indescribable feeling of joy and pride welled up in my depths of my soul. Followed by a deep desire to keep on pressing my pen against the white blankness of creativity that was waiting for me to snap out of this life funk that has consumed me for the past year, but Mr. Salaam inspired me. I was so caught up in researching his works to the point I almost forgot t share his good news! Continue reading New Orleanian Poet and Author Kalamu Ya Salaam Honored with Blue Collar PEN Award at the 30th Annual PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Awards

Becoming Professor X: Mia Young takes hip-hop to a new degree

“One thing about it, we’re not going nowhere,” Young affirmed. “In New Orleans, we don’t die, we multiply. This culture is gonna get bigger and better. There are more up and coming artists. We’re gonna continue to thrive. But I’m very happy to see this program in college. I never thought I’d see the day. Oh my goodness, I know my mother is so happy right now.”

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Hurricane Katrina 14th Anniversary March & Second Line

by Hip Hop Caucus | Aug 26, 2019 | Press Release New Orleans Community, Hip Hop Artists, and Activists to Commemorate the 14th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, call for leaders to act on climate and justice New Orleans, Louisiana – To remember the lives lost, honor the resiliency of the community, and advocate for the people most devastated by Hurricane Katrina, Hip Hop Caucus, New … Continue reading Hurricane Katrina 14th Anniversary March & Second Line

Lil Wayne Explains Why Drake Wasn’t Featured On “Tha Carter V”

“He has a song that didn’t get cleared,” Wayne said when Elliott brought up Drake not being on there. “The clearances man. The clearances man. People be trippin’ when they find out who it is and when they find out what the song’s subject is about. They don’t represent the names of something like that,” Weezy added alluding to the artists not clearing the song … Continue reading Lil Wayne Explains Why Drake Wasn’t Featured On “Tha Carter V”

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Just another day in the life of a NOLA Street Performer on Bourbon Street

I had a full evening in the French Quarter’s last weekend. As you can see, these pics and videos are taken of our New Orleans Street Performers on Bourbon St. The will work for the crowd primarily on the weekends or when there’s a big event going on in the city. If you are a native of New Orleans, you will remember these guys from … Continue reading Just another day in the life of a NOLA Street Performer on Bourbon Street

NOLA Neighborhood Graffiti Art Walk

New Orleans is filled with an artist who creates regardless of the state of the canvas… Take a virtual tour with me to admire how graffiti artists’ color our city.Com You will walk with me through my colorful neighborhood of St. Roch, which is in the 8th Ward. As you open your eyes, you will be pleased to see all that you imagined New Orleans … Continue reading NOLA Neighborhood Graffiti Art Walk