It’s Famous Friday!

2021-05-21T13:47:23+00:00May 21st, 2021|

J. Cole Jermaine Cole, known as J. Cole, was born to a white mother and a black father in Frankfurt, Germany. He was raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina. We’ve highlighted J. Cole on a Famous Friday before, so we know that he’s considered one of the best rappers of his generation. We know that he gained his fame from projects like The Come Up and The Warm Up. We know that he followed these up with hit albums like Born Sinner, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, and KOD. We know that [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2019-12-27T10:52:08+00:00December 27th, 2019|

  Jillian Graham - “Tiny Jag” Tiny Jag is a biracial American rapper. Her legal name is Jillian Graham. She reported in grade school she felt like an outsider because of her ethnicity. She was raised in a bi-racial family in the Detroit area and stated her black peers expected her to embody the characteristics of an “inner-city” kid.  “I was just confused and I thought, well maybe not fitting in is an identity in and of itself.” She now holds a master’s in criminal justice and sociology, and choices [...]

Famous Friday!

2017-09-08T06:18:18+00:00September 8th, 2017|

Rapper Logic Sir Robert Bryson Hall II is now known by his stage name Logic. Logic is a twenty seven year old American rapper, singer, song writer, and record producer.  He grew up in poverty in suburban Maryland and was raised by his black father who was addicted to drugs and his white mother who threw racial slurs around. Logic was the youngest of eight children and according to him; he was the sibling that looked most white. His title track Everybody confronts the identity challenges that he experienced growing [...]

Famous Friday

2017-05-05T06:37:50+00:00May 5th, 2017|

Californian rapper Kyle Harvey, better known as KYLE, has recently opened up about his multiracial identity. Project RACE is very interested in what he had to say, so this makes him the perfect candidate for this week’s Famous Friday. You have probably blasted KYLE’s new hit single iSpy through your radio speakers recently. I know I have, but what I didn’t know is that Kyle is biracial like me! He is only 23 years old, and has already collaborated with awesome artists like Kehlani and Chance the Rapper. Rolling Stone [...]

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