Kendrick Lamar Wrote "The Blacker The Berry" Soon After Trayvon Martin's Death Jun 21, 2015 at 03:59pm
As much as Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly has been talked about, by critics, fans, and Kendrick himself, we're still learning new things about the album each time it's brought up.
Rick Ross' new album, Mastermind began streaming for free last night, and a lyric controversy has already arisen as a result. The line in question comes in the 11th track, "Black & White" where Ross says "Trayvon Martin, I’m never missing my target".
Game is known to sport a short fuse and pack a mean punch. However this time, he has a victim in mind: the notorious George Zimmerman, of national Trayvon Martin infamy.
In a recent interview, Game revealed his philosophy behind paying tribute to others, saying, "From the beginning of my career to the end, it's always gonna be an homage to somebody." The Compton rapper pays homage not only through his music, but also the image
In Tallahassee yesterday, veteran rapper Talib Kweli joined the ongoing sit-in protests at the Florida Capitol.
Dwyane Wade was one of the more outspoken athletes after the death of Trayvon Martin, and he voiced his outrage at the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial. The night that Zimmerman was found not guilty, Wade tweeted, how he was “saddened as a father,”
Flo Rida recently dropped a visual for his new single "Can't Believe It" which featured Pitbull and plenty of animated butts and other weird animations.
We've heard from a lot of rappers at this point about their feelings on the Trayvon Martin case. Most express the same sentiment-- one of anger, disbelief, and a feeling that something needs to be done. T.I. is no different.
This afternoon we received a new banger from Rick Ross, "I Wonder Why," in which he raps about the 'Stand Your Ground' law, in somewhat of an ode to Trayvon Martin.
Jay Z Talks Competition With J. Cole & Drake, Verdict In Trayvon Martin Case Jul 24, 2013 at 03:42pm
Jay Z has appeared in one more in-depth interview, following his press run for Magna Carta Holy Grail. This one's with Elliott Wilson, for Jay's own blog, Life + Times. The two-part, hour-long interview was released in full today.
Rumors Circulate That Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Wale & More Join Stevie Wonder's Boycott Of Florida [Update: List Largely Discredited] Jul 24, 2013 at 09:55am
The death of Trayvon Martin, and the not-guilty verdict for his killer, George Zimmerman, continues to divide people and spark controversy. Recently 100 rallies were held across the U.S., seeking justice for Trayvon.
Nipsey Hussle Cuffed During Trayvon Martin Rally [Update: Nipsey Says Cops Used "Excessive Force"] Jul 17, 2013 at 01:46pm
Nipsey Hussle is one of many rappers supporting Trayvon Martin, but he is the first to end up in handcuffs over it. Police restrained Nipsey at a Trayvon Martin protest rally Tuesday night, under the suspicion that the rapper was carrying a gun.
We've heard from many rappers already about how the felt after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the case investigating the death of Florida teen, Trayvon Martin.
Diddy, Rihanna, Lil Wayne, Miguel & More React To "Not Guilty" Verdict In Trayvon Martin Case Jul 14, 2013 at 11:46am
Last night, in a Sanford, Florida court room, George Zimmerman was found "not guilty" in the slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, having been acquitted of second-degree murder and/or manslaughter.
Trayvon Martin’s murder has been, so far, one of the most controversial events of the year, raising social, racial and political issues in all parts of American society and beyond - stirring reactions within the artistic community as well; especially the hip