Interview With Matt Maddox (@MattMaddox8...

Q. Tell us who Matt Mad­dox is? I’m an emcee. I am a father. I’m from Hawaii/Long Beach CA. Q. How have you evolved since Asylum Artistry?… Read more

Everyday Racism: What Should We Do? @Aka...

Racism is a busi­ness. Its mar­ket­ing is so suc­cess­ful that even Akala looks side­ways at a young black man hold­ing a lot of cash. These… Read more

Review: A Reckoning — De La Soul @ The...

Phở­to­grapher: Aimee Val­in­ski Much like an adolescent’s quiet accept­ance of cor­rec­tion admin­istered by a respec­ted par­ent, I felt deeply humbled after what was a most… Read more

Poetry: ‘Black In America’ By Eric J...

Amer­ica my dear.. Keep our souls near. Too many shirts say­ing Rest In Peace You see me as a lesser me. How can that be? It seems like gen­o­cide.… Read more

Lyrics: 0–100 by @TheOrator_UK

  <strong0-100 In my city unem­ploy­ment is kinda high, Thus we hustle to get by, wheth­er by day or wheth­er by night, and you can hustle herb,… Read more


Close to a year after the release of his “Attack The Block” mix­tape, Talib Kweli deliv­ers his per­son­al fifth stu­dio album, “Pris­on­er of Con­scious” orite hip-hop… Read more

Knowledge Session: Democracy is Hypocris...

Demo­cracy is Hypo­crisy Mal­colm X You don’t scare Negroes today with no badge or no white skin or no white sheet or no white any­thing else.… Read more

Knowledge Session: History of Prison Cam...

From the very early times, war­ring coun­tries have had pris­on­ers of war. From the early B.C. eras to middle ages and today, there’s a con­stant… Read more

Review: Breakin’ Convention Park Jam

So to cel­eb­rate 10 years in the game, Break­in’ Con­ven­tion put on their first free Park Jam. A out­door event cov­er­ing all aspects of hip… Read more

Avante Garde Hip Hop Constant Deviants (...

Q. What does your name “M.I.” stand for and what is your back­ground in terms of  who were your lyr­ic­al influ­ences, what made you start… Read more

Video: Angela Davis on Assata Shakur

One day after the exiled former Black Pan­ther Assata Shak­ur became the first woman named to the FBI’s Most Wanted Ter­ror­ist List, ‘Demo­cracy Now’ are… Read more

Lauryn Hill’s Open Letter

Lauryn Hill Writes A Let­ter Explain­ing Her Sony Deal & More Check out Lauryn Hill’s let­ter: “It has been repor­ted that I signed a new record deal, and that I… Read more