Ms. Lauryn Hill sings about the “Black Rage‘ going in America over the senseless solution of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Ms. Hill address everything from corporate greed, human trafficking and environmental disasters.
After writing a letter addressing America’s blatant racism and physical abuse of it’s citizen, Tip waste not time hitting the studio to record #New National Anthem featuring Skylar Grey.
“Home of the brave and free/Free just to murder me,” Grey sings during the chorus, while the Atlanta rapper spits ad-libs like, “It’s America. Land of the handgun. Home of the shotgun. You’re dead if you ain’t got one.”
Cam’ron gives his thoughts on the situation in Missouri and what lead up to the riots. The Dipset CEO was quick to let it be known that the failure of? New York to react to the death of Eric Garner rendered them soft. Killa also let it be known that he is pissed that President Obama didn’t do nothing.
After catching backlash on twitter for posting about ‘Honey Nut Cherrios” instead of addressing the mayhem happening in his hometown of St. Louis, Nelly appears on CNN. The St. Louis rapper states “there is not enough penalties for officers killing young black men. He then pleads for peace in his hometown.
Don’t expect the G-Unit general and soldiers to prance around on stage with their hands up as if they are surrendering. On their latest song, “Ahh Sh*t” the Unit addresses the recent death of Eric Garner and Mike Brown.
“Ahhh sh*t Now why the f*ck you done called them cops/With your hands up, you still getting shot.”-50 Cent
Nelly asked the crowd in attendance to stand up and put their hands in the air. The “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot‘ gesture has come to symbolize the reported last moments of Brown’s life before he was shot by Ferguson police officer?Darren Wilson.
“If I could get everybody to rise and just raise their hands in support for everything that’s going on back home in my city right now at this minute,” said Nelly. “If anybody can sympathize with what my city is going through, it’s this city of L.A. right now. On so many levels.”