As immigrants settle in New York, a new era of Black music begins.
Letter from the Editor
This was made from the pride of the Howard University community. It was a commitment to telling our side of every story; an undying love for hip-hop that contextualizes how Black talent, innovation, and domination in pop culture are commonly used to paint the worldwide canvas.
Hip-hop is more than just a genre of music. It’s a way of life.
As hip-hop culture entered the mainstream, it did so with flair, carving out an identity that would make it impossible to ignore.
In the digital age, women determine their own role with their own words. But the courts do the same with other lyrics.
In the ’90s, hip-hop spread its wings – geographically, culturally, academically, and politically.
As we celebrate hip-hop at 50, Howard reflects on the genre’s current presence and its future potential.
As hip-hop entered the digital age, it found a whole new way to empower the music industry – and the nation.
From our esteemed faculty to our students and alumni, Howard University’s impact on hip-hop culture continues to resonate in ways, big and small. We would be remiss if we failed to commemorate the myriad contributions of our community to the art form on such a meaningful anniversary.From the President
Doctoral candidate Odunayo Oluokun researches tools to enhance grid security.
African Americans continue to be diagnosed with HIV at a higher rate than other races. Conducting research at Howard will represent them best.
Just Julian scholar Carlos Aguilera examines whether the nation’s highest justices align with America’s needs.
Through its annual run, the Sickle Cell Center of Excellence fosters community bonds to raise awareness and battle the disease.
The Warner Music/ Blavatnik Center for Music Business Education helps aspiring executives learn the ropes of the industry while paying it forward