This year there have been a lot of rappers visiting news stations or nightly news discussions. Most recently, Trinidad Jame$ was on Don Lemon’s CNN Tonight on Monday March 16 and spoke on the use of the n-word in pop culture and its affect on society. Before that, Waka Flocka Flame was a guest on the show and discussed why he canceled his University of Oklahoma appearance with senior political correspondent Brianna Keilar. There has been plenty of other examples this year. Here's 13 rappers who have been on popular news shows.


Trinidad Jame$ discusses the use of the n-word.

Waka Flocka Flame discusses SAE Racist Chant.

Tiny Doo on his court case.

Chance The Rapper talks about balancing fame and loss

2 Chainz Battles Nancy Grace over Pot.

Tavis Smiley Show

J. Cole touched on the importance of reading, the relative failures of the American school system, how he prefers to tell stories through his raps rather than battling other artists and recording music and how he came to title his last album 2014 Forest Hills Drive.

Nightly Show

Wale on "Unaccountable Rich People & March Madness."

Talib Kweli on "State of the Black Protest"

Common on "Black Fatherhood."

The Nightly Show w/Larry Wilmore (feat. Joe Jones) from Center for Urban Families on Vimeo.

Big Sean on "He's Just Not That Into U.S.?"

The Daily Show

Common discusses a possible solution to combat racism.

Larry King Now

Big Sean

Kid Ink




Cam'ron on Bill O'Reily show aka a classic.

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