Dreamville artist J.I.D provides his third track of 2021 with ‘Skegee’.   J.I.D talks about Tuskagee, Alabama – the city and it’s historically black university. J.I.D provides us with a history lesson within the lyrics with his calm and collected flow and references the infamous Tuskagee experiment. The Tuskagee experiment refers to the untreated Syphilis and […]

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Chicago natives Vic Mensa and Chance The Rapper unite with Wyclef Jean, taking on the social and criminal justice system in this sentimental piece. Wyclef Jean provides a soulful and powerful chorus, along with Chance pouring out his message and feelings also. Vic Mensa starts and ends ‘Shelter’ with strong messages about society’s current events […]

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Trae Tha Truth and Mysonne gather a range of versatile artists to express recent and on-going Black Live Matter events.‘Time For Change’ shows a range of flow while sharing an important message in the meantime. This 9 minute music video includes relevant and talented animated messages that we’ve come across during the social justice movement. […]

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“Handlebars” is about the sheer power of human potential “to be destructive or to be creative”, according to Flobots frontman Jonny 5. Though the song emphasizes the danger of abusing that power, it can also be viewed as a call to put human ingenuity to more productive, positive use.

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Not long after YG’s feud with Tekashi 6ix9ine – ignited by reports that the latter turned informant for a reduced sentence and has become a notable Donald Trump supporter – the California-born rapper touches on his own experiences within the criminal justice system after his arrest for suspicion of robbery prior to the 2019 Grammy […]

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From the artist: “All we know is Trump has gotta go…We shot this video in secret in the dead of the night. PEace Chuck D and Flavor Flav”

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The living legend drops this single from his new album King’s Disease. A flawlessly constructed homage to all things black. Enjoy.

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Lil Baby contributes to the beautifully introspective hip-hop tracks coming forth since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Over three verses Baby spits at a lightning pace touching on the personal and the societal, projecting hope and fear, love and hate, clarity and confusion. It’s a master class and certainly will be one of […]

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“Other Side of America” opens with a clip of Donald Trump appealing to black people during a campaign rally, “You’re living in poverty. Your schools are no good. You have no jobs. Fifty-eight percent of your youth is unemployed. What the hell do you have to lose?” Your life apparently, and in certain lower-income urban […]

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From the artist: “I wrote “I Can’t Breathe” ft MacGuyver five years ago after the tragic deaths of Eric Garner, Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin and so many other unarmed Black men, women and children. Five years later, this song is still relevant. It’s a song I never wanted to write, a song I wish I […]

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