Chicago, IL – Protest music from 1988 still rings true today. After announcing their return to social media on Saturday (May 30), hacktivist group Anonymous set their targets on the Minneapolis Police Department for their “many crimes” and the Chicago Police Department. According to various reports on social media, the group allegedly hacked the radio […]

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Eminem is acutely aware of his privilege as a white man in America — and a wealthy celebrity at that. Shortly after former Minnesota police officer was arrested for the murder of George Floyd, Slim Shady resurrected an overlooked track from 2017’s Revival called “Untouchable” and turned it into a call-to-action on Twitter. “Speak up,” he […]

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50 Cent is among the hundreds of celebrities speaking out about the death of 46-year-old black man George Floyd. Floyd was pronounced dead at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis on Monday night (May 25) not long after white Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on Floyd’s neck for roughly four minutes. […]

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Kendrick Lamar hasn’t released a studio album since 2017’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece DAMN.  As K. Dot fans’ thirst for new material grows, Top Dawg CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith is providing a tiny bit of relief. During an Instagram Live session on Sunday evening (May 17), Tiffith provided a small update, writing, “Stay patient. King Kendrick will […]

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J. Cole will be adding more gold and platinum plaques to his mantle. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) confirmed seven new gold certifications and three platinum-selling singles for Cole on Thursday (May 14). One of his certified platinum releases, “Neighbors” from 2016’s 4 Your Eyez Only, secured double-platinum status for selling 2 million […]

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OVO Sound artist Roy Woods is back with an EP titled Dem Times. The six-track set is his first project since 2017’s Say Less album. The Warner Records singer/songwriter’s latest work is OVO’s fourth release of 2020. Drake’s imprint previously dropped his Dark Lane Demo Tapes, PARTYNEXTDOOR’s PARTYMOBILE album and dvsn’s A Muse in Her […]

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Everyday Struggle co-host DJ Akademiks has been riding for Tekashi 6ix9ine since “GUMMO” exploded in 2017. Their close relationship put him at the center of controversy following 6ix9ine’s November 2018 arrest when Aks was accused of being a “snitch” in the now infamous racketeering case. Days after 6ix9ine was taken into custody, Aks denied any […]

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The 6ix9ine saga jumped through the looking glass last fall when he escaped federal racketeering and firearm charges by pleading guilty and appearing as the star witness for the prosecution during the trial against the Nine Trey Bloods — the set he shouted out throughout his meteoric rise to rap stardom, fueled by the thunderous […]

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Nearly three years after being awarded $9.4 million in a lawsuit against Michael Jackson’s production company, star producer (and honorary Vulture staffer) Quincy Jones lost most of that money in an appeal of the case. The Second District Court of Appeal in Los Angeles reversed $6.9 million of that award due to a procedural issue […]

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