“Angela Davis” is Rah Digga explaining her commitment to the boom-bap by likening her mission to the work of the activist/educator/author who became a symbol of Black pride and establishment resistance in the ’60s and ’70’s.
Daily Archives: September 30, 2014
Homeboy Sandman gets away and goes to the beach in this visual for “Refugee” from Hallways. Lyrically he has declined an opportunity with Univision because “Univision is a racist ass station that needs to be called “White Looking Latin People Only.” He is also sick of the stereotype that Black rappers must all come from the ghetto and he doesn’t understand Los Angeles gang violence. And those are only a few of his concerns described in the lyrics to “Refugee.” Homeboy Sandman is going on tour in October and Hallways is out now.
Aretha Franklin appeared on the Late Show With David Letterman last night gave a live performance of Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep” from her upcoming Diva Classics album.
P.SO The Earth Tone King’s animated companion to the single “She Don’t” turns hip-hop into a woman who’s grown tired of formulaic rap. The New York rapper’s The Gateway To Greatness/Constellations is a reissue of a 2013 project and was re-released during the summer on the HIPNOTT label.