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How Coachella, Bonnaroo and More Festivals Revamped the Music Industry

How Coachella, Bonnaroo and More Festivals Revamped the Music Industry | rapculture | Scoop.it
Go inside the festival economy in our special report
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You Don’t Like Childish Gambino's 'Because the Internet' Because of the Internet | NOISEY

You Don’t Like Childish Gambino's 'Because the Internet' Because of the Internet | NOISEY | rapculture | Scoop.it
Don't allow the narrative surrounding Donald Glover's musical career define the way you think.
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Odd Future: Can This Hip-Hop Group Survive Popularity?

Odd Future: Can This Hip-Hop Group  Survive Popularity? | rapculture | Scoop.it
A hip-hop crew that’s rising online hungers for more.
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Drake on Money, Rap, and his Musical Legacy

Drake on Money, Rap, and his Musical Legacy | rapculture | Scoop.it
When he was just 23, the rapper Drake set a goal for himself: He'd make $25 million by the time he was 25 years old. Now 26 and readying his most inspired album yet, the Canadian sensation has set a new goal for himself. The approach is the same, but the endgame is exponentially more ambitious
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In ‘Chiraq,’ hip-hop as expression

In ‘Chiraq,’ hip-hop as expression | rapculture | Scoop.it
Chicago’s young, ascendant rappers grapple with the violence that plagues the city.
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Chicago rap scene; Chief Keef

Chicago rap scene; Chief Keef | rapculture | Scoop.it
Chief Keef, the most influential name on a Chicago rap scene that has suddenly acquired a national footprint, does not want to be interviewed.It's been rumored that the first piece of advice Kanye...
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The Ever-Changing Rap Music Business

The Ever-Changing Rap Music Business | rapculture | Scoop.it
By, Industry Veteran Wendy Day (www.WendyDay.com) (1/2010)
2009 marked the end of a decade and there were many changes that occurred in the music business.
When Don Diva called and asked me to write...
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The Ever-Changing Rap Music Business

The Ever-Changing Rap Music Business | rapculture | Scoop.it
When Don Diva called and asked me to write about the changes I’ve seen over the last 10 years, I started writing this before I even got off the phone. It’s easy to write about something you live and are passionate about.
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The Difference Between Rap & Hip-Hop

The Difference Between Rap & Hip-Hop | rapculture | Scoop.it
Hip-hop vs. rap. Though the iTunes store mashes the two terms into one convenient label for all of your urban listening needs (“hip-hop/rap”), there's a difference.

Though the name…
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maybe you already knew it, maybe you didn't. it's still intriguing 

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Hip Hop Before The Internet

Hip Hop Before The Internet | rapculture | Scoop.it
From three-line reviews in "The Source" to downloading three albums a day, HipHopDX's J-23 steps in to compare the dedication and listening habits of yesteryear to today's daily operation.
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Angry Rhymes, Dirty Mouth, Goofy Kid

Angry Rhymes, Dirty Mouth, Goofy Kid | rapculture | Scoop.it
Tyler, the Creator, of the rap group Odd Future, has a new album coming out that will transform him from curiosity to conversation shaper.
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Why You Should Listen To The Rap Group Odd Future, Even Though It's Hard

Why You Should Listen To The Rap Group Odd Future, Even Though It's Hard | rapculture | Scoop.it
The group is doing two things really well: making music and freaking people out. Which matters more?
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Chance the Rapper: High Times and Wild Nights in Chicago

Chance the Rapper: High Times and Wild Nights in Chicago | rapculture | Scoop.it
Hanging with the 20-year-old star behind one of the year's best hip-hop releases
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THE SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF RAP & HIP-HOP CULTURE

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you turn on the radio and a Drake song comes on and so you wonder where this "rap" stuff even come from and why is it here? Well, here's your answer 

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