politics

May 19, 2017

Oh Crap: The Newest Weapon Of Protesters is “The PooPootov Cocktail”

A new tactic has been dubbed the "Poopootov" in a play on the Molotov cocktails often seen at streets protests...

May 4, 2017

J. Cole’s “Neighbors” Video: What Does It Mean?

J Cole's "Neighbors" video made a strong point about race but it also confused some fans...

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May 4, 2017

Too Pretty to Play? Stephen Curry and The Light-Skinned Black Athlete

To white Americans, the relationship between skin color and toughness or masculinity might not be obvious.

May 3, 2017

How Terror Rapper Deso Dogg Married A U.S. Agent and Screwed The FBI

The world's top, and only rapping terrorist is in love...

May 2, 2017

Telecoms At War Over Streaming But Drake is The Winner – For Now

The success of artists like Drake, The Weeknd and others could be a risk thanks to new Internet laws...

May 1, 2017

South America’s Biggest City Has Declared War On Graffiti

It took Brazilian artist Iaco one minute to whip out a can of spray paint and write “doria” seven times...

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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.

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.

Apr 24, 2017

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

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

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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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Nov 7, 2016

Songs, music and machine guns: Female Kurdish fighters battling IS on the frontlines

Songs, music and machine guns: Female Kurdish fighters battling IS on the frontlines

Apr 7, 2016

Bernie Sanders Hits Ebro in the Morning With the Knowledge

Bernie Sanders goes toe to toe with Ebro in the Morning. Does Ebro "Feel the Bern?".

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 15, 2016

Anonymous Declares WAR on Donald Trump!

The Donald better watch out...digitally that is...Anonymous had declared war on Trump!

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 2, 2016

Howard University Has Been Trying, But The Tech Companies Aren’t Hiring

President Obama is attempting to tackle tech literacy with the $ billion Computer Science for All initiative, which pledges to expand computer science resources for K-12 students. However, if the companies do not change their hiring practices, what does it matter? The hiring process is starting to change, thanks to Howard Professor Legand Burge and teacher Charles Pratt.

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 20, 2016

Mos Def’s International Drama: Just What The Hell Is A “World Passport”?!

"I'm being prevented from leaving, unjustly, unlawfully, without any logical reason." - Mos Def

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 18, 2016

Killer Mike, Bernie Sanders and Dr. Cornell West on Dr. King’s Legacy

Killer Mike led a roundtable of great thinkers assembled to discuss the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr...

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 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 10, 2015

White Student Unions Driven By Fear…If They Are Real…

Lightning rod issues like affirmative action, as well as the protests staged by groups like Black Lives Matter, have some white students feeling threatened.