Tag: Banned

Blunt Rap: Where Is Hip-Hop In The Cannabis Industry (Video)

| October 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Blunt Rap: Where Is Hip-Hop In The Cannabis Industry (Video)

  I feel blessed to say I’m a child of hip-hop. Not to date myself, but I’ve seen hip-hop grow up in front of my own eyes. From the days when the likes of my father would frown their face at first at the sound of what they would call, “the rap music,” to watching […]

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Why Are Ferguson Officials Trying to Keep Media From Reporting True Accounts of Ferguson Unrest?

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Why Are Ferguson Officials Trying to Keep Media From Reporting True Accounts of Ferguson Unrest?

Reporting by: Jack Gillum/Joan Lowy/Dennis Byron WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government agreed to a police request to restrict more than 37 square miles of airspace surrounding Ferguson, Missouri, for 12 days in August for safety, but audio recordings show that local authorities privately acknowledged the purpose was to keep away news helicopters during violent street […]

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Breaking: Texas Executes Willie Trottie for Killing His Ex-Wife and Her Brother

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Texas Executes Willie Trottie for Killing His Ex-Wife and Her Brother

Reported by Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) – A man convicted of gunning down his former common-law wife and her brother more than two decades ago in Houston was put to death by lethal injection Wednesday evening. Willie Trottie’s execution was carried out about 90 minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his last-day appeals. […]

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High Volume of Police Brutality Cases Popping Up in New York City

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
High Volume of Police Brutality Cases Popping Up in New York City

There is a lot to say about how a police department is ran and the leadership that allows its sworn officers to break the law under the color of a shield which is suppose to protect all citizens and not just a certain class of citizens. The New York City Police Department is once again […]

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Another Tragic Stain On New York City Police After Killing of Defenseless Man Choked to Death

| July 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
Another Tragic Stain On New York City Police After Killing of Defenseless Man Choked to Death

By Dennis Byron and DShonda Brown 35-year-old Eric Garner was just about to be arrested in Staten Island for allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes according to an official police report. While Garner verbally disputed their claims by saying “I didn’t do nothing”, “Every time you see me, you want to harass me, you want to stop me”. The […]

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[New Music Alert] Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) and Mannie Fresh – “Let’s Go”

| June 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
[New Music Alert] Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) and Mannie Fresh – “Let’s Go”

Regardless of Yasiin Bey’s U.S. citizenship status, the boy is still making good music.  The man who was supposedly banned from the U.S. drops a new joint featuring the sounds of beat maker extraordinaire Mannie Fresh.  With the “Let’s Go” track Yasiin Bey gives us that soul food for thought.  The Mannie Fresh produced beat compliments […]

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Banned From America: The Mos Def Story

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Banned From America: The Mos Def Story

The rapper formerly known as Mos Def, Yasiin Bey, has found himself in a very unusual situation.  The details to his situation are still unclear, but here is a meme that sums it all. According to a statement released by Together Boston, a music festival that Bey was scheduled to perform in, he canceled his upcoming shows because […]

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