Naima is a music industry veteran, writer, and self-described culture preservationist in NYC. She's also the creator, curator, and Senior Pastor of #MusicSermon. In her free time she watches too much tv, spends too much time on twitter, and eats too much candy. Follow her on twitter @naima.
For Us, by Us: How Fox’s Answer to ‘Must See TV’ Validated Hip-Hop Culture
Recalling Fox's early black-centered TV lineup and how it amplified hip-hop culture.
‘Living Single’ 25: In a 2010s Kinda World, Where are Khadijah and Her Girls?
We knew Khadijah and her crew survived the '90s, but what is the gang up to 25 years later?
How ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ Launched Hip-Hop Into the Mainstream
30 years ago MTV took a chance on hip-hop and propelled the genre from being a fad to becoming one of the most important genres in history.
The Best ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ Moments: Revisiting the Most Talked About Interviews & Performanc…
We take a look at 10 of the best moments from 'Yo! MTV Raps' in honor of the sow's 30th anniversary.
Queen Latifah & Friends Prove the Ladies Still Kick It at Essence Fest
The only criticism was that there wasn’t more.
Remembering Uptown Records: the First Lifestyle Label
25 years after Uptown Records appeared on MTV's "Unplugged," we pay homage to the history of Uptown Records, its artists, and founder, Andre Harrell.