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In the Era of Trump, the Bar for “Political” is Awfully Low

  If you know me, you'd probably feel safe assuming I didn't watch the Grammy awards. I've made it very clear I'm not of fan of them and explained why. What I am a fan of however is A Tribe Called Quest. During and post the airing of the Grammys it was nearly impossible for…

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‘Reasonable Doubt’: A Conscious Hip-Hop Classic Brought to You by Jay-Z and Ronald Reagan

Consciousness has seriously become a cliche buzzword as of late. It’s become very apparent to major corporations that the appearance of “social consciousness” or affiliation with it, sells. Want to create a buzz for your comic book series? Attach social justice, socially conscious "super writer" Ta-Nehisi Coates to it. Want to create buzz around your…

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Kanye Ain’t Crazy: Refuting Rhetoric Born out of White Supremacy

"In this country a black man only have like 5 years we can exhibit maximum strength, and that’s right now while you a teenager, while you still strong or while you still wanna lift weights, while you still wanna shoot back. 'Cause once you turn 30 it’s like they take the heart and soul out…

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Kendrick’s 11 Nominations are Cool, but the Grammy’s are Still Irrelevant

We made it! We complained about Grammy nominations last year, about the winners the year before, now we're treated to Kendrick Lamar leading all in terms of nominations with 11 for 2016!Read More

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10 Hip-Hop Biopics We Believe Could Be Great Movies

  Straight Outta Compton has been a runaway success in terms of ticket sales and critical acclaim, receiving great reviews while also being the number one movie two weekends straight. While stories about celebrities can put butts in seats, it takes more than just names to do the numbers Straight Outta Compton did during it's…

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Doing Business Straight Outta Compton: Eazy-E, the Original Artist/Executive

“To all you artists out there, who don’t wanna be on a record label where the executive producer’s…all up in the videos, all on the records, dancin’…then come to Death Row!” -Suge Knight, 1995 Source Awards.Read More

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