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Talib Kweli Throws a Benefit Concert in Honor of Michael Brown
Talib Kweli Throws a Benefit Concert in Honor of Michael Brown
PEACE from Chicago to STL. @Common #FergusonIsEverywhere A video posted by @westindianroots on Aug 9, 2015 at 11:05pm PDT Yesterday (Aug. 9) marked the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Mo. In honor of the late teen slain by Officer Darren Wilson, Talib Kweli hosted a benefit concert called "Ferguson Is Everywhere" at Fubar in St...
Raury and Malik Shakur Remember Michael Brown in “Fly” Video
Raury and Malik Shakur Remember Michael Brown in “Fly” Video
Written in the wake of a grand jury's failure to indict Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson, Raury and Malik Shakur's "Fly" aims to be a song of healing, a processing tool in the wake of a tragedy. After Wilson killed Michael Brown in August of last year, there was an outpouring of support, vigils and protests, with artists like J...
D’Angelo Rushes ‘Black Messiah’ Album Release To Coincide With Police Brutality Protests
D’Angelo Rushes ‘Black Messiah’ Album Release To Coincide With Police Brutality Protests
D'Angelo's Black Messiah was released late Sunday night (Dec. 14) to rave reviews; it was the first studio-quality music from the renowned singer in nearly 15 years. According to The New York Times, you weren't the only one who hadn't heard the third D'Angelo LP until Sunday—neither had his label executives...
Uncle Murda Rents Out County Jail To Shoot Music Videos, People Get Mad
Uncle Murda Rents Out County Jail To Shoot Music Videos, People Get Mad
Update (Dec. 12, 12:10 p.m.): Earlier this morning (Dec. 12), the New York Post reported outrage over two public defenders' participation in Uncle Murda and Maino's "Hands Up" video. The Post called the protest song "sickening" and "disgusting," citing scenes where the rappers hold guns to the heads of white police officers...

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