Politics

Apr 29, 2017

This Is Why A New Movement Black Minds Matter Is Springing Up On Campuses

There is a new movement on college campuses called Black Minds Matter, to prepare African-American students for the 21st century.

Apr 24, 2017

Former President Barack Obama Gets Real With Students In His First Speech Since Leaving Office

President Obama explains all the challenges he had as student after he graduated.

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Apr 24, 2017

TV Mirrors Reality, Just As A Hip-Hop Professor Decides To Runs For Mayor of Durham

One professor in Durham is going to run for Mayor and he's asking Hip-Hop heads for help!

Apr 20, 2017

The Guy Who Became Famous For Being Punched At Donald Trump’s Rally Has A Hip-Hop Mixtape Out

Rakeem Jones is flipping the script on the negative publicity after being punched at a Donald Trump rally.

Apr 17, 2017

Racism: Is It Ruining The World of Online Dating?

Is who you choose to love really a political choice after all?

Apr 16, 2017

Logic Explores Really Complicated Race Issues That Will Make You Think

Logic had it rough, but that’s not going to stop him...

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Apr 13, 2017

Who Counts As Black?

Traditional notions of black identity are no longer so.

Nov 4, 2016

Protests erupt over David Duke visit to an HBCU in New Orleans

David Duke finally made his appearance at Dillard University and it didn't go well, as one would expect when the former grand wizard of the KKK makes a visit to a historically black college.

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Nov 4, 2016

Kara Kelley, N.H. teacher, suspended after dressing as Trump, dancing to ‘F– Donald Trump’ in class

A New Hampshire geometry teacher has been removed from the classroom after she was seen in a video dancing to the song, "F--- Donald Trump," while dressed as the Republican presidential nominee.

Mar 27, 2016

Who Has The Tightest Presidential Logo?

If done correctly, a logo conveys the underlying message or core them of business, or brand. Each one of the four contenders still fighting for the Presidential nomination of their respective parties crafted strong, bold logos. Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are the frontrunners for the Democrats and Republicans. Picking a logo for their campaigns was no simple task.

Mar 17, 2016

Matisyahu Hits College Campuses In Response To Protests

Matisyahu is embarking on a 16-date tour of the United States, where he will hit major college campuses with Palestinian Hip-Hop artist Nadim. The college tour is a response to protests against Matisyahu last year, after the Jewish musician refused to endorse a state for the Palestinian people.

Mar 16, 2016

Lesbian Hip-Hop Duo From Havana Fights Homophobia With Music

According to Odaymara Cuesta from the lesbian Cuban hip-hop band Krudas Cubensi, there's a gay person in every family in Cuba. But a lot needs to change in Cuba before its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens are able to expose their true identity without fear of discrimination in an island nation once notoriously hostile toward them, she said.

Mar 14, 2016

Young Thug Links With Phi Beta Sigma For Flint Residents

Young Thug is linking with students at Syracuse University to do some good for the residents in Flint, Michigan

Feb 19, 2016

TRUMPING THE KOCHS

Another Mysterious Case of ‘Politics Makes the Strangest Bed Fellows’.Proving yet again – that even a broken clock is right twice a day – Donald Trump has performed an enormous public service on behalf of humanity and the Democracy of these United States.

Feb 5, 2016

Chinese President Turns To Hip-Hop To Spread Propaganda

Step aside, Kanye. The hottest topic in the rap world this week is... Chinese President Xi Jinping The Communist politician's "Four Comprehensives" theory was at the center of a three-minute Hip-Hop music video being shared widely on social media there Tuesday...

Feb 5, 2016

Congress Debates Wu-Tang Album, Martin Shkreli Makes Hilarious Faces

An epic battle in Hip-Hop took place today in the halls of congress. Martin Shkreli, the guy who infamously raised the price of Turing Pharmaceuticals’ AIDS drugs 5,000%, sat in front of a congressional panel. Shkreli also copped a one of a kind Wu-Tang Clan album for $2 million and was called to testify in front of a congressional hearing over his antics.

Feb 4, 2016

Kendrick Lamar Explains What President Obama Is Like

It’s been a great year for Kendrick Lamar, who’s up for 11 Grammys this year, thanks to his album To...

Feb 4, 2016

GO FOR THE SIZZLE AND NOT FOR THE STEAK: NATIONAL HYPE FOCUSES ON IOWA VOTES – REAL DEAL IS ABOUT IOWA’S HEALTH

Finally we can be done with the drum-beating and fake excitement over the Iowa Caucuses...

Feb 1, 2016

Bitch This Flint – The Dayton Family: An Unsung History

The Dayton Family were not truly “famous” by any means, but they are still respected in the city and on the underground scene for their dark, grim brand of realism. The group is named after the infamous Dayton Avenue, known as one of the most crime-ridden streets in Flint, Michigan.

Jan 26, 2016

Rappers Supposedly Backing Scholarships For White Boys Only

There’s a new scholarship out created exclusively for young white boys in the United States. Breitbart.com technology editor/activist/journalist/entrepreneur Milo Yiannopoulos...

Jan 22, 2016

WTF!! Putin Would Love This Young Sex Doll, If It Were A Boy

There's a product over in China that's been around for years that is now causing waves, and it will surely please that uncle in your family that no one trusts, or Vladimir Putin.

Jan 19, 2016

New Trump Bankruptcy Victim: The Republican Party

Calling All Cars.Calling All Cars. Be on the look-out for the Genuine Republican Party. Last seen 15 to 20 years ago. Warning: the suspect is frail and should be approached with caution and compassion...By Wynne Alexander

Jan 19, 2016

The Oscars Really Gave The Middle Fingers To Hip-Hop This Year Too

The Oscar’s snub of "Straight Outta Compton” about rap group N.W.A and the failure to nominate rapper Will Smith for his role in “Concussion” has once again brought up the question of racism in Hollywood. The Academy went three for three by completely ignoring the year’s biggest song, “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth.

Jan 18, 2016

Something Scholastic Forgot In Their Slave Coloring Book About George Washington

The decision-makers at Scholastic have come to their senses and pulled "A Birthday Cake for George Washington," a new coloring book based on George Washington's slave, Hercules. Even though Hercules was George Washington's favorite slave because of his culinary skills, the first president of the United States went to great lengths to keep his slaves in bondage...

Jan 17, 2016

Black Eyed Peas’ Will.I.am: “The Best Gun Control is Educating Everyone”

"An intelligent person that has opportunity and who can participate in how tomorrow is beneficial to everyone wouldn’t even pick up a gun." - will.I.am of The Black Eyed Peas

Jan 15, 2016

These Sisters Crushed Israel’s Charts – In Arabic!

With all this crap going on in the world with wars, ISIS, Donald Trump's big mouth, the Syrian refugee crisis, etc., it's kind of cool to hear the power of music can transcend it all. Over in Israel, a group called A-WA became the first artists in history to top the charts - in Arabic!

Jan 13, 2016

T.I. Is Using Fashion To Make A Political Statement

Most of the news surrounding T.I. over the past week centered on a lawsuit over $700,000 worth of unpaid jewelry. Maybe the rapper has started investing that cash into something more important?

Jan 5, 2016

Former Afghanistan President’s Son Fights War…With EDM

There is a new movement brewing in the country, and it has nothing to do with the battlefield or politics, and everything to do with music. The former President's son, Shuja Rabbani, is the war-torn country's first EDM producer/artist...

Dec 19, 2015

Harvard Tells Students What To Think About Race and Politics, President Ends Up Apologizing

An attempt to offer students advice on how to handle conversations about race and politics with family members over the holiday have backfired in the face of Harvard administrators and the President, Drew G. Faust. The beef erupted over the language on laminated placemats titled “Holiday Placemat for Social Justice.”

Dec 16, 2015

Mocking U.S. Republicans, #GOPSongs Goes Viral on Twitter

From "Hey Rude," a play on The Beatles classic devoted to Donald Trump, to "You Gotta Fight Far to the Right," a dig at the presidential nomination process inspired by the Beastie Boys' "You Gotta Fight For Your Right," Twitter lit up on Tuesday with playful twists on pop songs targeted at Republicans.

Dec 14, 2015

Justice Scalia’s Inaccurate Comments About Black Students Even “Shocked” Donald Trump

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s suggestion during a hearing of oral arguments for the case of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin that African-American students do not benefit from attending more academically rigorous colleges is at odds with empirical research on the subject, according to researchers at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (Georgetown Center).

Dec 11, 2015

Angola’s President Really Hates Hip-Hop, So He’s About To Send A Group of Rappers To Jail for A Longtime

In Angola, over half of the population lives off $2 a day even though the country is Africa’s second biggest oil exporter. So Ikonoklasta and a group of rappers began using Hip-Hop to protest the government. President dos Santos has done everything he can to disrupt the rappers lives, from planting cocaine on Ikonoklasta to beating up the rapper’s longtime collaborators.

Dec 8, 2015

Entertainment: Politics as Usual?

Donald Trump upped his aggression against Islam, saying all Muslims should immediately be banned from entering the country - even if they are US citizens. This, of course, would be seriously damaging to the Hip-Hop industry. Popular rappers like Ice Cube, French Montana, Lupe Fiasco and Freeway are all acknowledged practitioners of the faith.