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Jay-Z Pens Opt-Ed for New York Times about Meek Mill and Racist Criminal Justice System

Jay-Z has been using his platform to speak his mind very openly as of late. Whether it be his latest album, 4:44, or the various open letters/op-eds he's penned, Jay-Z, who's been active in fighting for social justice behind the scenes, has been more in the forefront as of late. In his latest piece for…

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Smithsonian Institution Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Hip-Hop Anthology

The Smithsonian Institution has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help raise funds for their anthology dedicated to Hip Hop music and culture. Per the Kickstarter campaign: As a musical, cultural and social force of the last 40 years, hip-hop is taking its place in the Smithsonian — an institution devoted to preserving and documenting our…

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Fat Joe and Tidal Team Up To Bring Supplies to Puerto Rico

While many people were focused on what the President did or didn't do in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Fat Joe and Tidal sprung into action.Read More

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Jay-Z Attacks Exploitative Bail Industry, Bails Out Dad’s for Father’s Day

As Father's Day approaches, Jay-Z and Beyonce celebrate parenthood with the birth of twins. Still, as Jay's family grows bigger, his concerns are not just about protecting and looking out for his family, he's looking out for others'.Read More

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Nipsey Hussle Drops Documentary in Preparation for Relaunch of The Marathon Clothing Store Grand Reopening

This Saturday Nipsey Hussle relaunched his The Marathon Clothing flagship store near the corner of Crenshaw and Slauson. Leading up to the relaunch he dropped this documentary going over the history of the store, looking at its significance, and previewing its future.Read More

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Chance the Rapper Donates $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools

A common question that is asked when discussions around politics and community draw up a number of frustrations and complaints is "What are YOU doing about it?" While many times these statements come from a place of dismissal, Chance the Rapper has met it with action. A week after the Chicago emcee revealed his frustrations…

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Jay Z Becomes First Rapper Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

Iconic emcee, Sean "Jay Z" Carter is the first rapper chosen for the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Chic guitarist, Nile Rodgers, who announced the inductees on CBS This Morning stated "It's massive. He has changed the way that we listen to music. He's changed the way that we have fun." While it may seem like…

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