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"Uber Everywhere" Rapper Madeintyo Boycotts Uber

Uber has faced a lot criticism in the past few days after what was perceived to be “strike-breaking” on Saturday night. Surge pricing was turned f for users at JFK Airport, a move that many saw as a way to capitalize business during an hour-long taxi-driver strike meant to show solidarity with those protesting Donald Trump’s travel ban Continue reading "Uber Everywhere" Rapper Madeintyo Boycotts Uber

Twista Doesn't Want Feds, Gives Donald Trump Alternative Solution  – SOHH.com

Chicago’s Twista doesn’t want to open his door and see the Feds. The hip-hop veteran has dished on President Donald Trump‘s recent suggestion to take matters into his own hands if Chi-Town’s violence doesn’t lighten up. In a new interview, Twista said President Trumps should attack Chicago’s violence issues with school activities and community funding. Continue reading Twista Doesn't Want Feds, Gives Donald Trump Alternative Solution – SOHH.com

Four Ways Shy Kids’ Filmmaking Careers Impact Their Music

It’s a reality for many emerging musicians, but to make ends meet, you need a day job. Thankfully for Toronto alt-popsters Shy Kids, their f-stage gigs keep those creative juices flowing: the trio are award-winning filmmakers. Composed Walter Woodman, Patrick Cederberg and Matt Hornick, Shy Kids operate as both a band and filmmaking collective, oscillating Continue reading Four Ways Shy Kids’ Filmmaking Careers Impact Their Music

10 Alternative Facts About Hip-Hop That Are Absolutely, Unequivocally True  Article

If you watched Donald Trump’s inauguration last Friday, you’ll already know how special it was. 39 million people (source: a graph I saw on Twitter) flooding the National Mall to witness a peaceful transition power into the hands the most qualified president our country has ever seen. Amazing stuff, let me tell you. You know Continue reading 10 Alternative Facts About Hip-Hop That Are Absolutely, Unequivocally True Article

​Blackalicious / Eddie Quotez Zaphod Beeblebrox, Ottawa ON, January 21

After thousands filled the streets Ottawa in support the Women’s March on Washington, the positive vibes spilled over into the evening, as merrymakers packed Zaphod Beeblebrox to witness the long-awaited return alternative hip-hop legends Blackalicious.   Following a decade-long hiatus, rapper Gift Gab and DJ Chief Xcel released their fourth LP, Imani Vol. 1, before Continue reading ​Blackalicious / Eddie Quotez Zaphod Beeblebrox, Ottawa ON, January 21

Nolan The Ninja Does Some Incredible lo​-​fi flips. • Word Is Bond

lo-fi flips. by Nolan The Ninja Detroit’s rising son Nolan The Ninja is back doing what he knows best – dropping solid gems- but on this one he goes behind the boards and concocts what he calls “lo-fi flips.” which is a 20 track beat-tape/remix project. He takes classic cuts from several genres including Hip-Hop,RnB and pop Continue reading Nolan The Ninja Does Some Incredible lo​-​fi flips. • Word Is Bond

Beyoncé & Others Supporting Inauguration Day Protests Against Donald Trump

Washington, DC – Beyoncé is flexing her political muscles again, giving her co-sign to the Women’s March On Washington taking place on Saturday, January 21, after the inauguration President-elect Donald Trump. Writing on her Facebook page yesterday (January 18), the LEMONADE singer made her thoughts on the issue known in a short statement that illustrates her influence, Continue reading Beyoncé & Others Supporting Inauguration Day Protests Against Donald Trump

Solange Delivers Dope Performance of ‘Cranes in the Sky’ and ‘Weary’ at Alternative Inauguration Event, Peace Ball [WATCH]

Mike Coppola, Getty s Welp, Chrisette Michele, turns out the only way to “represent” the people actually isn’t to perform at Cheeto Mussolini’s inauguration. Last night, Busboys & Poets put together a non-partisan event, Peace Ball, at the National Museum African American History and Culture in D.C. to celebrate strides made over the past four Continue reading Solange Delivers Dope Performance of ‘Cranes in the Sky’ and ‘Weary’ at Alternative Inauguration Event, Peace Ball [WATCH]