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Growing up in the southwest side of Chicago, IL, being the first born of Mexican immigrant parents, I was torn between Mexican and American culture. My parents’ sheltering influences, however, were more prevalent in my...

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Cornbread Lives – The Graffiti Pioneer

November 9, 2016 | Comments

“CORNBREAD LIVES”— One of the most famous tags in hip hop history, painted by the legendary Darryl McCray a.k.a “Cornbread”.  McCray, a native of Philadelphia, is credited for being the first graffiti artist and one...

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The Mighty Zulu Kings (MZK) defeated the Gamblerz Crew at the tenth anniversary of Freestyle Session in Los Angeles, in August 2007.   This battle became known as “one of the most controversial finals in Freestyle...

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On Friday, July 1, Dumi takes to the stage at the famed 9:30 Club in Washington, DC along with headliners People Under the Stairs and Masta Ace. Dumi RIGHT will be performing a mix of...

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If you haven’t yet heard, Soi Music TV is a pan-Asian urban music portal that is helping spotlight some of the best Asian talent in the world. In May, Soi Music TV was in Los...

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Over one billion people worldwide live without electricity. That’s the challenge being approached musically by Grammy-nominated producer DJ Hardwerk and Akon with their new single “Tell Me We’re Ok”. The musical partnership was furthered by...

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On Wednesday, U.S. President Barack Obama held a town hall meeting with members of the U.S. government’s Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) at the GEM Center in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. In the...

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The French hip hop band Scarecrow will be making a rare appearance in New York City this summer. The Toulouse based outfit combines English and French raps over “blues hip hop” live music, an homage...

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Trinity College, Nomadic Wax and World Hip Hop Market are thrilled to announce Rakim as the headliner for the 2016 Trinity International Hip-Hop Festival. Rakim will appear at the main concert on Saturday, April 9,...

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Call for Submissions – Hip Hop Conference

August 26, 2015 | Comments

World Hip Hop Market is proud to be a media sponsor of “Remixing the Art of Social Change: Expanding the Cipher”! Submissions are being accepted through September 11th for the November event (held in Washington...

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