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Jay-Z Talks About the Failure of the War on Drugs (Video)

In a New York Times animated opinion piece, Jay-Z provides a summary of the war on drugs and as he says, its "epic failure." With artwork by Molly Crabapple providing visualization of Jay-Z's narration, the video details the policies and politicians that have not only harshly sentenced and targeted black men, but ultimately failed in…

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RisR Radio: The 20th Anniversary of Jay-Z’s ‘Reasonable Doubt’

The 20th Anniversary of Jay-Z's debut album, Reasonable Doubt, has prompted many discussions regarding it's impact and why it is considered a classic. However, Bruce and Vida take a different approach. The RisR Squad dissects the conversation regarding whether or not an album that details the lifestyle, circumstances, and mentality of a drug dealer can…

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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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Skyzoo and Antman Wonder – Meet the Presidents

So this is the first joint off Skyzoo and Antman Wonder's "Ode to Reasonable Doubt" that will be dropping tomorrow. Skyzoo is one of my favorite emcees, Reasonable Doubt is one of my favorite albums of all time, and "Dead Presidents" is definitely one of my favorite songs of all time. I loved when Elzhi…