New York's Famoso graces our pages for the first time with his brand new single "Swine Flu (USPD)." A poignant commentary on police brutality, the track joins the likes of The Game's all-star posse cut "Don't Shoot" and J.
Today we've got a slew of rappers, both underground and mainstream, teaming up for an important message on "Don't Shoot." The record comes in the wake of Mike Brown's tragic death, who was shot six times by police officer Darren Wilson although he was unarmed.
There are a lot of rappers and celebrities speaking out about the killing of Mike Brown and the current turmoil in Ferguson, MO. We even had Mark Battles hit the streets for our Word On The Street YouTube segment in order to get responses and current thoughts on the situation.
Following the tragic killing of 18-year-old Micheal Brown, Ferguson has been in disarray. Citizens of the town have been fighting for justice, and while their protests have generally been met with excessive force from police, the uprising has been inspiring.
J. Cole has never been one to shy away from controversial subject matter, and that sure isn't the case today. Addressing the shooting of Missouri teen Mike Brown, "Be Free" is the latest drop from J. Cole to tackle serious subject matter head on.