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Donald Glover’s New Video Shows Hip-Hop America & How Great It Could Be

Just under four months ago, Donald Glover released one of the most unforgettable music videos of 2018. "This Is America" is artful, symbolic, and it is certainly jarring. The visual was a return to Rap for the versatile, genre-defying also artist also known as Childish Gambino. Since then, Glover released... Read more

Eminem Details The Making Of His Raging Freestyle Storm Against Donald Trump

One of the most memorable televised Rap performances of the last 20 years came courtesy of Eminem and Elton John. Although Dido famously sang on "Stan" (it was her would-be hit "Thank You" that producer 45 King sampled), the diamond-certified John stepped in during 2001's Grammy Awards. Besides the great... Read more

Joyner Lucas’ Video Shows The Raw Dialogue That Needs To Happen Between Blacks & Whites

Joyner Lucas is one of the most cutting-edge MCs to emerge in recent years. The Worcester, Massachusetts native was strongly co-signed by Busta Rhymes, a few years ago. In June, the past BET Hip Hop Cypher participant released 508-507-2209. However, he keeps dropping technically-advanced, thought-provoking bars. Video "I'm Not Racist"... Read more

Raheem DeVaughn Sings A Powerful Anthem Worth Standing For (Video)

Raheem DeVaughn and Wes Felton, known collectively as The CrossRhodes, have marked their return to "reality music" with the release of the music video to their single, "America." With a return motivated by the Black Lives Matter and immigration reform movements, The CrossRhodes' "America" touches on police brutality, global warming,... Read more

Lupe Fiasco’s Latest Video Looks At The Country’s Exports, For Better & Way Worse

In a week where the nation appears as divided as its been in ages, Lupee Fiasco releases a different kind of patriotism in "Made In The U.S.A." The Drogas Light single looks at the good and bad exports of the United States. "My Glock came from Smyrna, Georgia (bang, bang,... Read more

Rakim & DJ Premier’s Song Has A Message Of Wisdom, Strength & Moving Forward (Audio)

In 1999, the world was gearing up for Y2K with great angst and uncertainty. Going by the numbers this week, approximately half of the American voters are feeling angst and uncertainty in an upcoming change of offices, from the White House, to Congress, and at state levels. In a week... Read more

Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Beyonce & More List 23 Ways You Could Be Killed If Black In America

In one of the most powerful clips in recent memory, Kevin Hart, Bono, Beyonce, Chris Rock, Common, Talib Kweli, Jennifer Hudson, Rihanna, A$AP Rocky, Chance The Rapper and several other entertainers have come together to recite 23 ways you could be killed if you are Black in America. With each... Read more

Nas Speaks on Race on Anderson Cooper’s Race & Justice in America II (Video)

It's official. Nas has become the defacto representative of hip-hop excellence to the mainstream. After having a Harvard fellowship created in his name last week, he made an appearance on Anderson Cooper's special on Race & Justice in America last night to weigh in. Check out a brief clip below.... Read more