Tate's radical essays and reviews of African-American music, culture, race, politics and literature was heavily influential on Hip Hop journalism.
The Hollywood actress and rapper will receive the award when fellow actress Taraji P. Henson hosts the annual awar ceremony live on BET, June 27.
The hoopers gave J. Cole's latest album plentiful positive reviews on Twitter upon its release May 14.
Scott will be the only musician among this year's seven recipients on June 15.
The Maryland-bred lyricist revealed his new record label within one month after releasing his four-track EP 'Just Until ...' on April 22.
The May 16th matchup between Rwanda Patriots B.B.C. and Nigeria River Hoopers is the NBA's first basketball league collaboration with the FIBA outside of North America.
Ski Mask The Slump God selected his top pick in the final round of Complex Brackets "Who's The Best Soundcloud Rapper?" released on Complex's website May 12.
The Pistons announced it will sell an exclusive clothing line connecting the former FOX TV comedy sitcom's relics mixed with the team's aesthetic starting May 14.
Gillie Da Kid talked about JAY-Z's verse with his 'Millionz Worth of Game' podcast co-host Wallo267 in a video posted on Instagram on May 8.
The 27-year-old hoops magazine revealed J. Cole on its latest issue No. 232's cover on May 11.
Local New Orleans news station WGNO reported a theft of multiple jewelry items by a female suspect named Essence Lindsey on May 3.
The North Carolina-bred MC talks about his featured verses in 2019 in the final segment of his documentary released May 10 to promote his sixth studio album 'The Off-Season.'
India Royale clapped back at people on Twitter who spread rumors and talk negatively about her relationship with Lil Durk.
Lifelong Los Angeles Lakers fan Ice Cube spoke about the legacy of his late friend Kobe and his childhood idol Lee on the Getcha Popcorn Ready podcast on May 9.
The Atlanta rapper talked about how the California rap legends helped turn his personal life around in his 'Best Advice: Mental Health, Grudges and Forgiveness' podcast episode on Spotify.
The late Florida Soundcloud rap artist's estate and manager will have rare concert footage and five tracks that have never been commercially released on the NFTs.
DJ Envy spoke about the loss of Norma Grante in an solemn Instagram post featuring multiple photos of her with his wife during her youth and himself on May 5.
DJ Akademiks showed an Instagram post with a video of the Memphis-bred rap artist upset by the TV channel unveiling his name without his consent on May 4.
Jeezy Mula pleaded guilty for running up $50,000 in a counterfeit check and stolen debit cards in Manhattan.
The controversial Brooklyn rapper told DJ Akademiks why thinks Quando Rondo gets the nod during an Instagram Live interview on May 4.
The two Chicago-based artists were scheduled to perform for a virtual concert in 2020, but took their deposits without showing up.