Hip Hop and Adult Learning

As I study Adult Learning, I see more and more how it relates to my life in Hip Hop and how the culture itself, in its True School aspect, is a blueprint of learning. Hip Hop in its best aspects as a cultural expression of Hip Hop elements like Breakin,…

Bingewatch Real Hip Hop May 18th on HipHopLives.net

Have you ever sat and watched a marathon of back to back episodes of your favorite TV show on DVR or during a special airing? If you have, then you’re a bingewatcher. It’s not a bad thing. It’s just a new phenomenon provided to us more readily in the age…

The most popular Jay-Z interview on YouTube right now…

What does it mean when you have the most popular Jay-Z interview on YouTube right now? Nothing…because YouTube hits aren’t what they seem. This week on spreaker.com I broke down the significance of YouTube hits and likes on social media. On the one hand, they are good sources of advertising…

Your best promotional tool is more you

If you ever wondered how to get a person more interested in your music look no further than this post. Here is the answer. Give the listener more you. That’s right, give them more of who you are, if you want them to “buy in” to what ever it is…

How do you get someone to check out your new music?

Today, a thousand more songs were added to the internet by independent artists all over the World. With so much music being posted, how do you get someone to check out your tunes as opposed to all the others? Unless the person knows you or has heard of you, they…

The next level of mixtape promotion

What are the challenges you face as an artist trying to live through your art? Whatever you think they may be, most of those challenges aren’t new. There is no question that the internet has made it much easier for creatives to promote their music, artwork, beats, manuscripts etc. This…

First Hip Hop Business Course in the World debuts at ECC

Hip Hop, as you may already know, is a multibillion dollar per year industry. This means that the elements of Hip Hop Kulture have created ways for hundreds of thousands of individuals to derive income from their use. This is real wealth for some and an honest living for others….

Get Healthy Hip Hop initiative

In a recent article on Hip Hop DX, Masta Ace revealed he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Article Link – HIPHOPDX As Hip Hop gets older and more of the First Generation of Hip Hop succumbs to natural causes of death and the backlash from unhealthy lifestyles, we must start…

Jay-Z reactive PR fails to boost sales

A November 20th launch party for the new Jay-Z line at Barney’s New York was cancelled for undisclosed reasons, even though they still went ahead with the deal. To be clear, it is not technically the new Jay-Z line. In fact, the brand is the second time Sean Corey Carter…

Is Jay-Z losing credibility because of Barney’s?

Recently, a teenager’s run-in with the law made news. Hmmm, that sounds sort of typical but it happens to be stranger than it sounds because the teen was not only “black” but happened to purchase the item he was accused of stealing. It seems that in April of 2013, the…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Kurt NiceKurt Nice aka Kurtiss Jackson is a behind the scenes pioneer in the Hip Hop Kulture, creating the first nationally distributed video mix tape series, Shades of Hip Hop, in the late 1990s. Since touring the country with the Stop the Violence Movement and the Temple of Hip Hop…

Follow The Leaders

More good advice and things to think about from Michael Dolan… J Michael Dolan, Counselor I recently received an email from Virgin Group CEO Richard Branson—perhaps you got the same one. He said, “There’s a massive generational shift occurring that will blur the distinction between doing good for everyone and…

2012 Mayan Prophecy

  New Beginning _Documentary Dec 21, 2012 is on everyone’s mind. What will it bring? Is it the end of the world? A new beginning for mankind? Or just another year on the calendar? 2012 Crossing Over, A New Beginning explores a spiritual perspective on the events of Dec 21,…

Studio Time

Kurt NiceKurt Nice aka Kurtiss Jackson is a behind the scenes pioneer in the Hip Hop Kulture, creating the first nationally distributed video mix tape series, Shades of Hip Hop, in the late 1990s. Since touring the country with the Stop the Violence Movement and the Temple of Hip Hop…

Graffiti Inspired Cologne

“Seeing how marketable graffiti has become is a testament to the brilliance of urban street art. I have an overwhelming feeling of achievement knowing that an art form which was once considered visual pollution has found it’s place on such a high platform. The CK One Shock Street Edition fragrance…

What Can Artists Do To Move Their Career?

If you think you want a record deal and just put out mixtapes and perform ever once in awhile, here’s what some other artists are doing. This one just occurred, so too late to sign up. What: When: (NEW DATE) Sunday, December 16th 2012 in NYC Time: 11:00AM Until 6:00PM…

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Goin Way Back Show 109 (Skee Lo)

Moneyb Of-Mask May 18 at 12:13pm Skee-Lo moved to Los Angeles CA from Chicago in the mid 8o’s when he began producing his own music. His 1st hit record was titled “I Wish.” The “I Wish” single, with a video that parodied Forrest Gump, became a huge hit on radio…

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Can You Spare $1 To Support Real Hip Hop?

Many people wonder where Hip Hop is headed. Some say Hip Hop is dead. We say Hip Hop Lives! Please help us keep it alive, by supporting this positive, conscious and progressive Hip Hop outlet . So far hiphoplives.net has existed on the efforts of a few dedicated, mostly international…

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Sellassie Averi Blackwell March 30 at 6:24pm http://www.sellassiefrisco.com/sins/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=92&Itemid=104 CALL 415 596 7050 TO BOOK LA – PASADENA – HONOLULU. PLUS,…. CHICAGO – PHILLY ALSO AVAIL! PEACE – GINA Kurt NiceKurt Nice aka Kurtiss Jackson is a behind the scenes pioneer in the Hip Hop Kulture, creating the first nationally distributed…

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