In what has been one of the largest pleasant surprises I’ve had all year in terms of music, OG Maco just recently dropped the ‘Breathe EP’, a project that eloquently and passionately addresses timely topics such as race relations, police brutality, general apathy and hypocrisy of the music industry and disproportionate roles of the governement. After […]Read more
Stay Woke – A Playlist For Change
As far gone as hip-hop might be perceived to be from consciousness and knowledge, the original voice of the urban streets is still profound and effective when addressing vital issues within society. Though mainstream hip-hop music lacks a clear and distinct outlier in an emcee or group who champions a wise political or at the […]Read more
Peep This: Killer Mike Addresses The #Ferguson Verdict At St. Louis Show
First things first, Killer Mike is as informed and articulate as they come. So whenever he uses the mic or his celebrity as a platform to address the issues that have plagued the Mike Brown murder, the consequential protests in the city of #Ferguson and suddenly a grand jury’s decision to not indict officer Darren […]Read more
Editor’s Note: What’s Going On?
In the last four weeks, four unarmed black men have been killed by law enforcement across the country – Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO, Eric Garner in New York, NY, John Crawford in Dayton, OH and Ezell Ford in Los Angeles, CA. Though the issue of racially charged police brutality is sadly one that has […]Read more