If you've been waiting for someone to come along who is loyal to the art of hip-hop and is dedicated to the elevation of the culture, then Substantial is the emcee you have been anticipating.
Blackout Arts Collective
Blackout is a community based organization dedicated to empowering communities of color through the arts, activism, and education.
Homepage of 2000 Nuyorican Grand Slam Champion, educator, activist, author, Blackout co-founder, and revolutionary, Bryonn Bain.
One Step Closer Productions
Home of Paraphernalia, Poetry, Promotions, Publishing, and The Blue Lion
Dex n Chameleon's Official Site
A publishing, songwriting, musical consulting service & newsletter
Konfident Kappa Xi Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.
The Cornell University Chapter of a National Pan-Hellenic Fraternity (predominantly African-American) founded in 1914. They are dedicated to Brotherhood, Service and Scholarship, as well as the economic empowerment of the black community.
This Cataclysm affiliate recently captured the number 1 & 2 spots on the mp3.com R&B chart!
The Ultimate NYC Poetry Calander
A list of the numerous daily poetry events in NYC
The Grass-Root Artist MovEment, a movement dedicated to unionizing all hip-hop artists so that they may
utilize thier power
A new state of mind in urban fashion
The Bowery Poetry Club
One of the three best poetry spots in NYC, located in Greenwich Village... home to Bom Holman--poetry/spoken word guru, and the 2002 National Poetry Slam Championship Team
A Little Bit Louder
One of NYCs best poetry open mics & slams...7pm Monday Nights @ Bar 13... its also home to an extensive artist's collective. Drinks are 2 for 1. Tip the Bartender.
Nuyorican Poet's Cafe
The Mecca of Spoken Word Poetry & slams, and a home to a plethora of other artistic projects
A gifted spoken word poet taking the country by storm
Ishle Yi Park
An acclaimed spoken word poet from NY, now representing Oakland
XXXtreme Slam Poet. Don't fuck with him. He shat in Shaq's shoes.
Red Eye Magazine
A magazine true to the essence of hip-hop culture.
The Urban Griot
An e-zine for the hip-hop generation.
Women In Hip-Hop
Home to Artists & B-girls galore... a site that reminds us how vital feminine energy is to hip-hop culture.