According to actual Africans, who are using Twitter to challenge stereotypes about the continent.
Their minds weren't playing tricks on them.
A feminist point-by-point breakdown with Karley "Slutever" Sciortino and Rachel Libeskind.
Check out a clip from Pharrell and Scott Vener's OTHERtone Beats 1 show ahead of its debut.
Hint: Working On Excellence
You may not know her name, but you're already a fan.
Tracks we love right now, and why they matter. In no particular order.
Over his affection for Nicki...really.
Also starring Novelist, Piff Gang, and Michèle Lamy.
Nas arranged his childhood bedroom like an office, and made an impact as big as his ambition.
“Trust in yourself and always push the envelope.”
In his Obey Your Thirst documentary, Drake opens up about the city that made him great, and the spirit of competition that motivates him to keep pushing forward.
"Do it the way I did it. Do it from where you’re at. If you have the music, that’s all it takes.”
The FADER and Sprite partnered with rap visionaries to create four documentary shorts.
Sax lessons, Yelp reviews, and the hairstyles of her homeland.
"Cowboy boots ain't never been valid."
The smiley French DJ schools The FADER in ATL strip clubs and opens up about his WorldStarHipHop phobia.
"Only If For A Night" scores the opulent video, shot at Versailles.
"You gotta pay me for that Finesse 101."
The California five-piece opens up to The FADER about punk closed-mindedness and their favorite Bay Area slangs.