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  • The timing could not be better for "Selma," a film that centers on the Martin Luther King Jr.-led civil rights marches that went down in 1965. Releasing on Christmas, the movie will drop in the wake of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two unarmed black men killed by police officers.
  • Before he premieres his tape TrapFornia 2 with us on December 9th, Young Sam has taken a moment to pause and reflect on the racial tensions that are enveloping the country as we speak. Ostensibly a one-off loosie, "Color Blind" has him dropping some knowledge over a midtempo beat.
  • Since returning in 2014 with the track "Nothing," Mase has gone on to pop up on tracks by Jo'zzy, Eric Bellinger, Rick Ross and Troy Ave. His latest has him sharing his two cents on the ongoing situation in Ferguson, Missouri surrounding Michael Brown's shooting. 
  • The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri has led to an upswing in protests against police violence and harassment, but that type of behavior is nothing new for law enforcement in this country.
  • The past week and a half or so have seen a whole new wave of conversations about race in America, dredged up by the ongoing protests in Ferguson, Missouri following Michael Brown being gunned down by a policeman. We've heard responses in the form of tracks by J.
  • "Ever since Mike Brown went down, my whole city like 'fuck a cop'"
  • Jasiri X has made a name for himself as a hyper-conscious lyricist who's not afraid to speak his mind on tough issues, so naturally, he has something to say about the current situation in Ferguson, Missouri. His new track "212°" is dedicated to victims of police brutality. He describes the song thusly:
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