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Don Cornelius, creator of “Soul Train,” commits suicide

By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer While he was not often credited during his life, Don Cornelius is also one of the forefathers of hip hop. Don Cornelius began as a radio disc jockey, who soon began promoting local rap shows, which led to a local television station

MTV2 to honor Hip Hop History this Sunday

By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Since its inception, MTV2 has had various themes. However, the network has been primarily known for showing repeats of MTV programs. Last year, MTV2 was given an identity of its own when it was announced the network would focus on hip hop

“Yo! MTV Raps” to return on MTV2

By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Three years ago, MTV celebrated the 20th anniversary of "Yo! MTV Raps," which ran from 1988 until 1997. "Yo!" showcased hip hop music and was an outlet for all the popular rappers of the day. When MTV revived the show, in 2008,

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