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Changes To America’s Infrastructure Could Make Our Tap Water Unaffordable

Now they say it got lead and stink in it (New World Water) Fluorocarbons and monoxide Push the water table lopside Used to be free now it cost you a fee Those are lyrics to a song that is 18 years old, yet prescient as ever. In 1999, Mos Def's... Read more

World War 3 Might Be Closer Than We Think & It Will Be Fought Over Water (Video)

On his iconic Black on Both Sides, Mos Def prophetically rapped about droughts and the commercialization of water on "New World Water." More than 15 years before climate change became a household name and the state of California announced its historic drought restrictions, the song serves as just one in... Read more

Flint, Michigan Was Poisoned & An Investigation Points to the Government (Video)

The ongoing crisis in Flint, Michigan is one at the nexus of economics, health, politics, and potentially criminal activity. Over the course of the last several weeks, mainstream media has been focusing more and more on a story that, despite sounding hyperlocalized to one specific community, potentially has similarities to conditions... Read more

Clubhouse Is As Soulful As Mac Miller Has Ever Sounded. There’s Something in the Water (Video)

Throughout his 8-year career, Mac Miller has consistently shown himself to take risks. Whether it was radically re-inventing his sound and image or taking on billionaires and presidential hopefuls, Miller has been unafraid. His sonic spectrum has moved from pop, to psychedelic and now the needle has settled into a... Read more

Method Man Douses the Hood with a Reality Check (Lyric Video)

After releasing his first album in 9 years on August 21, Method Man has returned to his solo career with The Meth Lab, which follows 2006's 4:21… The Day After. The Wu-Tang Clan member has spent the years since putting in serious work as a guest artist and actor, recently... Read more