Tagged: HipHop

The ‘Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap’ Explains Why Hip-Hop Conquered the World

The new Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap—a nine-disc collection of 129 songs accompanied by a 300-page book—is an imposing object. Yet hip-hop itself is a pretty imposing subject, because it’s not just a musical approach or a radio format, it’s a lifestyle that could never be completely captured by anything that comes in a box. When the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and the institution’s Folkways label got together to plan the project in the early 2010s, they knew they had taken on a daunting task. How do you tell the stories of generations

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Hip-hop artist Chali 2na, Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne coming to ’25th & Ogden’ this weekend | Entertainment

The corner of 25th Street and Ogden Avenue, dubbed “25th & Ogden,” is both a virtual location for events-related news on social media and a budding destination in the 3D world, where those seeking arts and culture in Ogden can find plenty to do on any given weekend.

The “25th & Ogden” social media pages on Facebook and Instagram, hosted by The Monarch, share “the happenings on the corner of 25th Street & Ogden Ave.” Things like weekend markets, concerts, musical theater and art exhibits in the Nine Rails Creative District and surrounding areas are highlighted.

This weekend is particularly

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