The fiber of the American people has been tested over the course of the last two weeks, in which four incidents of terrible violence have prompted wide-spread protests and rapidly deteriorating race relations.
Just over a week after the first installment, Lupe Fiasco has shared "Conversations #2," part of the series with which Lupe wishes to tell the "story of an album," that album being Drogas, the first of three albums he intends to release this year.
Well-known for her advocacy on behalf of marginalized communities, M.I.A. offered her take on the #BlackLivesMatter movement during a recent interview with London's Evening Standard magazine.
Waka Flocka celebrated 4/20 last year be announced his candidacy for President of the United States. He laid out an expansive reform platform before realizing that he did not meet the legal age requirement for one to run for president.
Donald Trump's most extensive foray into hip hop was probably the time he threatened to sue Mac Miller for royalties from a 2011 song entitled "Donald Trump." Miller had a more favorable view of Trump than he does now; in December, he tweeted "Just please
President Barack Obama is slated to attend a Democratic National Convention fundraiser in Austin next month. Entertainment for the evening will be provided by none other than the pride of Fayetteville, J. Cole.
Lines are being drawn as the race for the United States presidency heats up. With the election less than 10 months away, numerous rappers, most notably Killer Mike & Lil B, have announced their support of Bernie Sanders. The people's choice!
Rappers have probably never had more influence on American culture than they do now. Drake coins slang words that eventually become recognized by Webster, and Obama addresses Kanye West's presidential candidacy.
Joey Bada$$ will be voting for the first time in the upcoming 2016 presidential election. Promoting his World Domination tour kicking off this Friday, he made an appearance on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore to share his political beliefs.