Last week, Lil Wayne sparked controversy with his comments on the Black Lives Matter movement during a newly aired interview with ABC's "Nightline." In addition to many social media activists, a few rappers have responded to Wayne's alarming remarks.
Back in May, responding to a domestic incident, Caucasian West Virginia police officer Stephen Mader held fire as a black man, Ronald D. "R.J." Williams, Jr., held a gun to his head threatening to shoot.
Earlier today, Kanye West announced a casting call for his latest fashion line, Yeezy Season 4, which is set to be unveiled on Sept. 7, the first day of New York Fashion Week. The casting call will take place tomorrow (Sept.
Vic Mensa, a rapper whose recent music has dealt with police injustice (and brutality) against black men, claims that cops pulled him and his friends over and accused them of stealing from Barneys, after they had apparently spent $4,000 at the high-end departm
Everyone seems to have an opinion on Macklemore and Ryan Lewis's new nine-minute single "White Privilege II." Machine Gun Kelly offered his two cents on the song when TMZ accosted him as he walked through the airport Tuesday morning.
In August, the United Kingdom banned Tyler, the Creator from entering their borders for 3-5 years because his music “encourage violence and intolerance of homosexuality” and “foster hatred with views thats seek to provoke other
Whether you acknowledge it or not, Jay Z has made a point of addressing race issues in his music, with his more recent work looking at black affluence, and the problems that persist through wealth and class.
Macklemore stood in for Laura Stylez on Ebro in the Morning over at Hot 97 the other day, and during the lengthy sit down with Peter Rosenberg and Ebro, they got into a healthy discussion about race in America, white privilege when it comes to Macklemore's car
Yesterday you may have seen the interview with Azealia Banks on Hot 97, where she got pretty emotional mid-way when discussing racism and the appropriation of black culture, particularly in relation to hip-hop.
We've seen a lot of artists speak out following the recent developments in both Eric Garner and Mike Brown's case, with both victims being killed at the hands of a police officer, but neither police officers receiving any sort of charge.
Drake is the poster boy for VIBE's year-end Race Issue, his slightly menacing portrait framed by such tag lines as "Are You A Racist?", "Kevin Hart Has White Power", "Taming Rev. Al Sharpton" and "Ku Klux Klan In 2014".
Machine Gun Kelly wouldn't be the first person you'd expect to soundtrack the trailer of a Nelson Mandela biopic, so it came as a surprise when the instrumental for his track "Runnin'" showed up in the latest preview for the new film, "Mandela".