HHF Opinion: Making A Case For The Get Down

Written by Warnell Jones Amidst the fleeting knowledge of the origins of the art we all know as hip-hop, we were given a TV show that gave America a true glimpse of the musical shift in the 70s that would change the course of time.   The Get Down – a television program exclusive to […]

Hip Hop Forum Freestyle: Mr Boricua Boy

  Mr. Boricua Boy (Christopher Román) was born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico and is almost 25. He’s been rapping since he was 14. As a military brat he’s been all over the world. He’s been in the Army since March 2011 as an Aviation Operations Specialist and in the future will be an US Army Recruiter […]

HHF Opinion: The police shooting of Korryn Gaines and the Sovereign Citizen movement

Written by Big Momma ‘Miz’ On August 1st, 23 year-old Korryn Gaines was fatally shot by police during a stand-off (when holding her son who was also injured). Unlike other recent police shootings of Black Americans, the community reaction was muted: there were no street marches, no vigils, no riots and protests. Some claimed that this lack […]

HHF Interview: Ajawavi Ajavon, ‘Every Man Counts’

Written and interviewed by Warnell Jones If you’ve been paying attention to life over the last thirty years or so, you’d come to notice that the fabric of the traditional family has been tearing away ever so steadily. Now, that doesn’t mean that single parent homes cannot work, but rather that the optimal situation of […]

HHF Portfolio: Alim Smith, Fine Artist, Delaware

According to  his site, YESTERDAYNITE – Alim Smith says he is devoted to creating art  ‘heavily inspired by entertainment (primarily music and comedy), women and black culture’ and hopes that the ‘presence of black culture in his work serves as a form of self-expression and education’.   Check out this fantastic portfolio of his art-work personally selected […]