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Kanye West Or Shakespeare: Who Is More Relevant Right Now? (Video)

One made Hamlet, and one made "H•A•M." William Shakespeare and Kanye West may appear to be very different kinds of artists. However, both creators (one an author and playwright, the other an MC, producer, and designer) greatly shaped the popular culture of their times. Across centuries, mediums, and more, both... Read more

A Prison Debate Team’s Victory Shows With Better Opportunities They Could Have Gone to Harvard (Video)

There is an undeniable problem in the United States criminal-justice system that even President Obama could no longer ignore. Recently, he became the first sitting President to visit federal inmates, and the historic event was captured by Vice in a special report called "Fixing the System." The statistics are staggering... Read more

Talib Kweli BLASTS CNN for Skewed Media Coverage on Ferguson (Video)

Talib Kweli and CNN's Don Lemon got into a very heated exchange on national TV. Kweli expressed a high level of frustration at what he perceives to be skewed coverage by the media of the events in Ferguson, MO, and the "narrative and language of the oppressors taking over." Kweli... Read more

Jump Off TV – Watch The Throne Debate (Video)

Here's another interesting debate from the Jump Off TV crew.  A while ago, they discussed whether or not J. Cole would become a superstar.  This time, they tackle several perspectives on Watch The Throne (money talk, best songs, lyrical content, etc.).  Check it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Zay2zUsaEc&feature=player_embedded... Read more

Here’s a very interesting and intelligent discussion about the state of J. Cole’s career.

Do you think J. Cole will be able to live up to the enormous expectations that came after The Warm Up mixtape and him being the first rapper signed to Roc Nation by Jay-Z? Check out this video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UY3rbD87yt0&feature=player_embedded... Read more