Not only is Nas one of the greatest emcess in the history of rap, but over the past 20-plus years he has become one of the most respected voices in the hip-hop culture. Why? Nas has been one of the few rappers over the years to remain consistently outspoken about the conditions of Black people here in America. The Queensbridge-bred rapper recently took to his Instagram page to voice his frustrations about the current state of racism in the country.
The confederate flag has long been a symbol of America's racist past to many people. To many people throughout the South, the flag is as offensive as the N-word; an absolute slap in the face. Well, in the wake of the recent shooting in South Carolina, the governor has called for it's removal from the state building according to CNN:
Now I'm not a big gamer. As a matter of fact, I haven't played a video game in years! I think the last video game I remember getting into was NBA 2002. Not that I don't necessarily like video games, just don't really have much time for them. However, I may want to give it a try with the new release of the Playstation 4. Details have emerged about the new edition of the highly popular game console. Hip Hop Wired says;
When things are not going right, or the way you think they should go, there are usually two responses to it: people either turn to God or they turn away away from Him. Well, the congregation at Emanuel AME has decided to turn to God in the aftermath of the shooting that made headlines over the past week. The church held it's first service since the shooting that took place at Bible Study. MSN has more on the story:
Since his emergence on to the music scene, Lupe Fiasco has been one of my favorite emcees. His willingness to speak the truth regardless of what anybody thinks is refreshing. Although that type of outspokenness doesn't come without a little bit of controversy, Lupe has never once hid from it; as a matter of fact, he has on many occasions welcomed it. This time, Lupe's controversy comes at a time when all you see on the news is racial divide. In the midst Lupe pens a letter aimed at white supremacy. Check out an excerpt from the letter:
Remon is a multi-media personality. He is the founder of The Urban Advocate, co-host of The Vincent Tucker Radio Show and videographer.