Daily Archives: February 26, 2018

Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story (Teaser)

Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story is a six-part series about Trayvon Martin, who was fatally shot by George Zimmerman for an alleged confrontation. Jay-Z produced the documentary which looks at Martin’s life, the justice system and the politics surrounding his death. Black Lives Matter started five months after Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Martin on the grounds of self-defense. BLM and its impact are also looked at in the series. February 26th, 2018 marks the sixth anniversary of Martin’s murder. Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story will air in July on the Paramount Network.

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Omar’s Doobie Doobie Doo Video Is A Party

Omar’s 2017 Love In Beats Deluxe Edition was just released and the video for “Doobie Doobie Doo” is the newest video from the collection. The British soul legend spends a day with the elders of the community and together they have a great time while the camera catches all the moments. Omar’s brother The Scratch Professor and Tall Black Guy have remixes of “Doobie Doobie Doo” on the new edition of Love In Beats.

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Mick Jenkins: Or More…The Frustration Album Stream

Mick Jenkins uses his inner tension as a point of inspiration on his new eight-song album Or More; The Frustration. He released Or More; The Anxious in November and the current album follows as the second one in a series. Producers Thempeople, Mistermojo and ENG Creation handled the album’s sonic palette. Contrived trap rappers and fame are some of the topics attacked by Jenkins’ pen. 

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Big Daddy Kane: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Big Daddy Kane graced NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series with a 19-minute set of three classics and a freestyle. New artists are usually featured but BDK is the first rap legend from the ’80s to perform in the room. The Brooklyn legend was always a superior showstopper among his peers with presentation and choreography directed influenced by James Brown and The Famous Flames.The mini show for NPR proves that Kane still has the charisma, style and flow that made him famous in the ’80s. 

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