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Killer Mike Prompts “Huge Influx” Into Black-Owned Bank

A year ago, Killer Mike said in a TV interview that he wanted to see the black community put more of its money into black-owned banks and credit unions. He returned to the topic in an emotional interview last week with Atlanta’s Hot 107.9 addressing the police killings of Alton Sterling and …

A comic book artist's illustrated interpretation of the NBA playoffs

The NBA playoffs are in full swing, with outcomes ranging from blowouts to near-buzzer-beaters. French comic book artist Asur Misoa was so inspired …

11 Resume Designs with Slick Personal Branding

Here at HOW, our goal is to provide graphic designers of all skill levels with the resources to sharpen their talent. We also aim to assist our …

Graphic Design

Pin Ups Murals Created With Hundreds Papers

L’artiste New-Yorkais Michael Mapes réalise des portraits muraux de pin-ups à l’aide d’innombrables objets et de morceaux de papier. Ces derniers …

Art

Never Forget: Russell Frederick’s Photographs of Proud Black Brooklyn

Russell Frederick’s pictures of Bedford-Stuyvesant show the Brooklyn neighborhood’s thrumming black culture, before the effects of gentrification …

An Adult Coloring Book Just Made Online Dating Way More Fun

As if you're not on Tinder enough already...<p>Do you consider yourself an OK Cupid connoisseur? A true Tinder talent? A swiping savant?<p>If you find yourself perpetually glued to the diminutive screen of your iPhone, ruffling madly through a string of potential partners, take a moment to consider an …

Online Dating

Here's an Awesome Animated Polygraph That Shows Hip-Hop Chart Movement Since 1989

There have been some incredible infographics lately, but this new polygraph visual might be the most creative yet. Polygrapher <b>Matt Daniels</b> along with</i> …

Hip-Hop

Desiigner's 'L.O.D.' EP Is All The Fun Of A Future Album With A Lot Less Moping<p>Aaron Williams 05.04.18 3 days ago<p>The Classic Soul Man Gets A Slick, Modern Update<p>Leon Bridges' deftly modernizes his soul formula on his latest album, 'Good Thing,' which lives up to its title.<p>Aaron Williams 05.04.18 3 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Adele's 'Hello' gets the marching band treatment

There’s nothing like Adele’s “Hello” to get a bunch of college kids in the mood for the game, right?<p>This weekend, the Southern University Marching …

Meet Yung Lenox, The Nine Year Old Kid Whose Hip Hop Art Has Made Him A Cult Sensation

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is image <i>1</i> of 16<p>An Instagram hit, the Seattle-based Yung Lenox, 9, doodles hip-hop artists and the album …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Before Dr. Seuss was famous he drew these sad, racist ads ... and then totally changed his mind

Most people know Seuss books as harmless, imaginative fun for kids. But Seuss's early work did have a darker, racist side — before he eventually changed his views and abandoned his prejudices.<p>Dr. Seuss' political leanings are well known — the writer was a liberal Democrat who opposed fascism in the …

Revive Video: Sidewalk Chalk Offer A Jazzy Take On "Alright"

Known for their creative obfuscation on the lines between groovy genres, <b>Sidewalk Chalk</b> logged a major achievement last week with the release of their …

New Orleans

This Is What a Superhero Movie Would Look Like From The Perspective Of a Superhero’s Mom

A new homegrown comic book, Raising Dion, focuses on the young superhero’s mother. Watch a video trailer for it here.<p>That thunderous sound you heard this past month after <i>Fantastic Four</i> flopped was the enterprise of comic book movies crashing down to Earth. Don’t worry, nerds, these movies aren’t …

Comics

Rain Can't Stop J.Cole & Big Sean's Climb to Hip-Hop Royalty

True to his word, Cole dictated that the night would be dedicated to his lauded third album, performing every song from it in order. He only allowed …

'Who Is Jill Scott?' -- Celebrating the 15th Anniversary

If <i>Who Is Jill Scott</i>? was the question when Jilly from Philly made her stellar album debut 15 years ago today, then her new project, <i>Woman</i>, is the …

Marvel just released a sneak peak of hip-hop-inspired variant covers

There are few things that induce excitement quite like hop-hop and superheroes do — so it only makes sense to mash the two together.<p>On Tuesday, …

10 Hot Outdoor Drinking Spots for Summer in Houston

Jidenna Told Us Everything It Takes to Be a Classic Man

"We have a lot of anthems for boys, and I wanted to do something for the real men out there."<p>So much of contemporary hip hop is about what the Last Poets (and Biggie!) famously called the "party and bullshit" lifestyle. And though there's nothing wrong with turning up to mindless party music, many …

Rap & Hip-Hop

A Graffiti Artist Posted His Year-Long Battle With A Clean-Up Crew And It's Hilarious

Well played, Mobstr. Well played.

Streetwear

That time Kanye freestyled in a tiny London record store

Ask any hip hop fanatic or emerging artist worth their salt where they were on a Friday night between 2002 and 2007 and they’re probably going to say Deal Real. The renowned record store was a hip hop Mecca for London’s music scene, and a must-see stop off for artists visiting from the US. It …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop

How One Line Derailed Ludacris' Rap Career<p>Aaron Williams 03.23.18 2 days ago 9 Comments<p>Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 3 days ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 5 …

12 Hilarious Comics That Nail The Reality Of Parenthood

Greeting card artist and dad of two Brian Gordon wanted to create a comic that was a bit more personal than usual.<p>"I thought I had figured out what kids were like and how to parent after the first one, but my daughter came along and proved I had no idea what I was doing." So, in 2013, Fowl Language …

Orchestra Plays Excellent Medley of Hip-Hop Songs

There are few things I enjoy more than hearing music played in a different way, especially when it’s hip hop music being played by an entire …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How Rhymefest Avoided a Kanye Beatdown and Helped Craft 'Jesus Walks'

New documentary 'In My Father's House' details rapper's reunion with estranged, homeless dad<p>Chicago rapper Che "Rhymefest" Smith co-wrote the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Common Speaks on the 10th Anniversary of His Classic Album ‘Be’ - XXL

common-be-featured<p>On May 24, 2005, Chicago MC Common released his classic LP, <i>Be</i>. The critically-acclaimed album debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 …

Funkmaster Flex Night: How a Letterman Diss Became Hip-Hop Legend

Legendary DJ and Rosie Perez tell the story behind one of rap’s most recognizable drops<p>The <i>Late Show With David Letterman</i> broadcasts its last episode …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This Is How A Cartoonist Drew Her Way Out Of A Very 'Dark Place'

Two years ago, Yagazie Emezi, a Nigerian artist and fiery YouTube chat star, couldn't muster enough fire to draw a face, a line or even the shade of …

The best music documentaries on YouTube

Remember the days when you had to pay £3.50 to borrow a VHS for three days from your local video store? And even then, the best chance of watching a music documentary that didn’t suck was to tune into Channel 5 after 11pm to watch some ex-Top of the Pops presenter wax lyrical about the Beatles. …

Kurt Cobain

20 Photo Manipulation and Montage Tutorials for Photoshop

This week we are celebrating the launch of PhotoDune, our new stock photography marketplace. Today, we want to present you with a list of some of our …

A Family of Tableware Stripped of its Functions

Studio Dessuant Bone designed a family of tableware, called Fasted, that is stripped completely of its functions. The non-functional series is made …