50 Cent joined the many voices sharing their thoughts on this week’s series of violence. Multiple shootings made national headlines as Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were shot and killed by police officers. The G-Unit rapper says on Instagram that he is not surprised by the most recent incident where five police officers were killed in … Continue reading 50 Cent Sends His Condolences To Victims Of This Week's Shootings
It’s been a tough year for Hip Hop in New York City. The first six months of 2016 saw many rap concerts canceled because of a combination of bad weather and closed venues. There was also the highly publicized backstage shooting involving Brooklyn rapper Troy Ave during a concert at Irving Plaza that killed one … Continue reading Is Battle Rap Getting Kicked To The Curb In New York City?
Tech company looks to gain rapper C-Murder. Startup tech company Lang BridgeApp Inc., the same tech company who recently inked a $80 million partnership deal with multi-platinum artist Lil Flip, is in talks to partner with hip hop artist Corey “C Murder” Miller, following his exoneration. According to Miller’s Publicist Tammy “Ty” Page, the exoneration … Continue reading Lang BridgeApp in Talks to Partner with Hip Hop Artist C-Murder @iamcmurder
America is being rocked by the upswing in gun violence between citizens and police. Hip Hop has responded accordingly as artists including Drake, The Game, Chuck D and a host of others have given their opinions on various social media outlets or through music. Earlier today (July 7), Beyonce released a statement decrying the recent … Continue reading Jay Z Drops "Spiritual" Exclusively On TIDAL
A Black Lives Matter rally in Dallas, Texas turned deadly on Thursday night when two snipers opened fire on police officers, according to a statement Police Chief David Brown. As of publishing 11 officers had been shot, and four of them had died of their injuries. The snipers were said to have been shooting from … Continue reading Multiple Officers Killed By Snipers At Dallas Police Protest
All eyes were on Drake’s social feeds this week to see if he’d respond to Joe Budden’s bombardment of slander (and praise). Instead, he commented on another story dominating the news cycle, the shooting death of Alton Sterling by police. The seriousness of the statement and the incident has changed the narrative in the Hip Hop community … Continue reading The Best Reactions To Joe Budden's Second Drake Diss Track
Macklemore’s lyrical activism earlier this year predates the police shootings of both Alton Sterling and Philando Castile but his message was still a timely one indeed. Although his sophomore album with Ryan Lewis, This Unruly Mess I’ve Made, was made into an afterthought before it barely had wiggle room to chart, the song “White Privilege … Continue reading Macklemore Speaks Out Following Deaths Of Alton Sterling & Philando Castille
People all over the world are reacting to the deaths of two black men who were shot by police in separate incidents this week, with their last moments captured on camera and widely viewed online. Figures from all over the Hip Hop landscape have been voicing their opinions, from The Game saying it’s time to … Continue reading Joey Badass Thinks The Government Is Trying To Incite A Race War