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9th Wonder: Politics As Usual (Video)

9th Wonder is a legendary producer AND a Harvard professor. Who better to discuss the nexus between hip-hop and socio-political commentary? We sat down with the icon and he talked about the role music plays in change, how hip-hop has bridged the races, the importance of social media and more...and... Read more

Stalley – Politics As Usual (Video)

Stalley was raised around music from artists like Boogie Down Productions, which no doubt inspired him to craft his brand of Intelligent Trunk Music. We sat down with him to discuss the impact hip-hop has as social commentary. He spoke on his duty to say something positive and substantive in... Read more

Kendrick Lamar: Politics As Usual (Video)

Kendrick Lamar is one of the most introspective and substantive rappers of this current generation of MCs. We sat down with him to talk about the impact hip-hop culture has had on the state of the Union. Kendrick talked about the messages of everyone from Tupac and NWA to Chuck... Read more

Jay Rock: Politics As Usual (Video)

We sat down with Jay Rock and he talked about the role of hip-hop as the voice of the people. He discussed the importance of honesty in his lyrics, connecting with people through his music, his admiration of Tupac and Nas for telling real ghetto stories and more. He also... Read more

Big K.R.I.T. discusses the impact hip-hop has had on social commentary (Video)

In light of the upcoming election, we sat down with Big K.R.I.T., Stalley, Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar and 9th Wonder to discuss the impact hip-hop has had on the social landscape of this country and beyond. We will roll out each episode leading up to Tuesday. Our first installment features... Read more