‘We Are Hip Hop’: Blumenthal launches new fall festival

The four-day event will feature national and local artists and dancers, DJs, spoken word poets, graffiti artists and more.
By Glenn Burkins | August 13, 2020

Reuben Vincent reflects on his coming-of-age story and ‘Boy Meets World’ EP

The 19-year-old east Charlotte native continues to show promise as a rising hip-hop artist.
By Kallan Louis | July 14, 2020

Wikipedia Hip-Hop Edit-a-thon addresses lack of diversity in content and editors

Local promoter and MIT professor partner to increase representation among the online encyclopedia's content and contributors.
By Sabrina Clark | February 5, 2020

Carolina Black Music Month: Elevator Jay

Over the years, we’ve seen the emergence of Southern hip-hop in places like Atlanta and Texas. While we witnessed North […]
By QCity Metro Staff | June 2, 2019

The 411 on Breakin’ Convention, this weekend in Charlotte

This celebration of hip-hop culture features dancers from around the globe performing at Knight Theatre.
By Paul McFadden Jr. | October 11, 2017

Photo Gallery: ‘Back 2 the 80s’ concert at Ovens Auditorium

Scene at the “Back 2 the 80s” concert in Charlotte, featuring: Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Al B. Sure, Force MDs, Hi-Five, Cherrelle, and Doug E. Fresh.
By Media Arts Collective | March 29, 2017

What’s Happening Charlotte: 18 things to do this weekend in the Qcity

This weekend: Hannibal Buress performs live in Charlotte. 100 Black Men celebrate 25 years. Motorcycle enthusiasts unite, and much more.
By Michaela Duckett | January 20, 2017

What’s Happening Charlotte: Your Guide to Weekend Fun (Nov. 18-20)

There's a lot going on in the Qcity this weekend. Here's your guide to where to go and what to do to have some fun.
By Michaela Duckett | November 17, 2016

Jagged Edge @ White House Night Club (Photo Gallery)

Scene at The White House Night Club, where R&B group Jagged Edge performed Saturday, April 23, 2016. (Photos: Michaela Duckett)
By Michaela Duckett | April 25, 2016

Kia’s Hip Hop Tourney Guide

The CIAA Tournament always brings new life and a fresh vibe to center city Charlotte. Locals and out-of-towners alike take […]
By Kia O. Moore | February 24, 2016