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Friday Aug 29 | KDWN

Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael Brown

Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown's shooting death, channeling hip-hop's earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, Black Entertainment, Rap, Public Enemy, Talib Kweli, Hip-Hop

Fri Aug 15, 2014


#Ferguson Critics Roundtable: Is Hip-Hop Doing Enough?

"Do I love the glamorization of gun violence in music? Not particularly. But no number of Chief Keef videos gives police the authority to play jury and judge instead of officer of the law."


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Jean Grae, Killer Mike, Black Entertainment, Talib Kweli, Rap

Wed Aug 13, 2014


David Banner Discusses Difference Between Cops Killing Black Men & Black-On-Black Murder

The police killing of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri has become national news this week.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Rap, Ferguson, MO

Tue Aug 05, 2014


[Editorials] 10 Things We Learned Reading "How To Rap 2" By Paul Edwards

Paul Edwards interviewed upwards of 104 emcees to dissect the importance and ingredients behind some of the best Rap flows.


Related Topix: U.G.K., Rap, Opinion

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Los Angeles Times

FKA twigs takes a leap with charismatic 'LP1'

Tahliah Barnett used to be a silent dancer in other artists' pop videos, where she was such a striking presence that the stars sought her out.


Related Topix: Rap, Mississippi, Music, Entertainment