In the wake of George Floyd’s death, Killer Mike delivered an impassioned speech at the Atlanta mayor’s press conference on Friday night (May 29), pleading with his hometown to stop destroying their own city. Eminem, who just hours before resurrected the Revival track “Untouchable” to encourage people to “speak up” against police brutality, caught the […]

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Run the Jewels’ Killer Mike gave an impassioned speech last night at Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ press conference, calling for peaceful protest and an end to systemic racism. Mike directly addressed Atlanta protestors, who have been demonstrating against police brutality following the May 25 death of George Floyd, who died after Minneapolis police officer […]

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David Banner expressed his pride in the black community for the response to the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. After protests took place around the country, the veteran rapper/producer shared his perspective on the demonstrations following Floyd’s death. “So many times we criticize each other and always talk about the negative things about […]

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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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Minneapolis, MN – [UPDATE: Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman just announced Derek Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter.] White Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been arrested for the killing of 46-year-old black man George Floyd, according to CBSN Minnesota.  On Friday (May 29), commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety John […]

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Taylor Swift has made her most direct comment on the 2020 election yet, addressing President Donald Trump and his recent violent threats aimed at protesters. “After stoking the fires of white supremacy and racism your entire presidency, you have the nerve to feign moral superiority before threatening violence? ‘When the looting starts the shooting starts’???” […]

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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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When 46-year-old George Floyd died in police custody on May 25, the Houston hip-hop community lost one of their own. Before moving to Minneapolis in 2018, Floyd lived in Houston, where he was active in the rap scene, the Houston Chronicle reports. Most notably, he worked with the Screwed Up Click, the collective led by […]

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An associate of YNW Melly secured his released on bond on Saturday (May 23). YNW Bortlen, the co-defendant in Melly’s double murder case in Broward County, Florida, was granted a $75,000 bond, according to attorney John M. Phillips. He will be under house arrest and subject to GPS tracking. Bortlen was charged with two counts […]

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