Archives: hip-hop

Area foster children to benefit from free hip hop dance camp next week

The week-long camp, made possible by a grant, will be taught by Henrico teenager Justin Holloway.

The Cheats Movement presents a free 2014 hip hop mixtape

The year was 2014. The man was Marc Cheatham. The subject…was hip hop. RVA hip hop to be exact!

CONTRA-TIEMPO: Hip-Hop with a side of Salsa

Can an Afro-Cuban, Salsa, and Hip-Hop dance troupe also be social activists? This visiting troupe believes so.

Check the Rhyme: So RVA Fest

An inaugural festival at the National tried to meld hip hop and dance. Was it successful?

Check the Rhyme: Reflecting on MCA and the legacy of the Beastie Boys

On May 4th the Beastie Boy’s Adam Yauch, aka MCA, died from cancer. Here are some reflections from the Richmond hip hop community on the impact of the Beastie Boys and MCA.

Check the Rhyme: The soundtrack to VCU’s HAVOC is hip hop

One way that VCU’s Coach Smart blocked out distractions this season was by focusing on preparation, scouting, and game planning with his assistant coaches. However, the players used an additional tool before the game to help them wreak HAVOC: a locker room soundtrack of hip hop music.

Check the Rhyme: remembering J Dilla

James Dewitt Yancey, better known by his stage names J Dilla and Jay Dee, passed away six years ago this month. Members of RVA’s hip hop scene reflect on his legacy.