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Yasiin Bey On Recent US Events: “We Are At A Watershed Moment For Humanity”

Besides rapping, singing, and acting, Yasiin Bey (f/k/a Mos Def) is a Spoken Word artist and a self-proclaimed humanitarian. Deliberately out of the spotlight for much of the last five years, Yasiin opted to put his thoughts to audio, surrounding the murders of Michael Brown and Eric Garner (among others),... Read more

Talib Kweli & M1 Compare America’s Ghettos To The Gaza Strip (Video)

In one of Hip-Hop's most candid commentaries about the conflict between Israel and Palestine, Talib Kweli and dead prez' M1 go in on the track "Checkpoints: Ghetto To Gaza" produced and led by Canadians, K-Salaam & Beatnik. M1 and Kwe' (both veterans of Hip-Hop For Respect) compare the military state... Read more

Game Leads A Charge Against Police Brutality With More Than 10 All-Star Guests (Audio)

Enough is enough. Game is among the Hip-Hop stars reacting to the murder of Michael Brown. The multi-platinum Compton, California rapper amassed a group of his contemporaries to speak out against police murdering civilians of color. Called "Don't Shoot," the point and the pain is clear from the onset. In... Read more