Daily Archives: August 20, 2014

Killer Mike Talks About Ferguson On CNN

Rapper Killer Mike was interviewed by CNN to discuss the problem in Ferguson that has become the most heated issue in the country right. Mike, whose father left his job as a police officer, discusses the militarization of law enforcement, his relationships with police via his Atlanta barbershop and how the Ferguson outcome can be a bad omen for the rights of all Americans.

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Lauryn Hill Dedicates Black Rage To Ferguson

“Black Rage” is a sketch of a song Lauryn Hill previously recorded in her living room and has made a part of her live show. Today she dedicated the song to the situation in Ferguson, MO regarding the killing of Mike Brown by police officer Darren Wilson and the resulting protests. The song is a reworking of “My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music musical most famously covered by John Coltrane. You can read the lyrics to “Black Rage” here.

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Les Sins-Bother

Les Sins is Toro Y Moi’s dance music project inspired by pop, ’90’s dance music, hip-hop and the soundtracks to cartoons and movies. “Bother” is the first single from his first album as Les Sins, entitled Michael. Les Sins was first introduced in 2010 with the singles, “Lina” and “Youth Gone.” The release date for Michael is November 4th and can be pre-ordered now.

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