‘The Gentrification Song’ Is The Inner-City Blues Amerika Deserves From Rap

When Biggie Smalls is nearly banished from Bed-Stuy, the writing is on the wall. An outside mural dedicated in 2015 to the deceased hip-hop icon and Brooklyn native Notorious B.I.G. barely avoided permanent removal last month after the building’s landlord threatened to do away with it for major renovations. Consider it another anecdote in America’s urban makeover. […]

VIDEO: Rockers Prophets of Rage call for political resistance in their Michael Moore-directed visual, “Unfuck The World”

True to form, the Rage Against the Machine/Audioslave/Public Enemy/Cyprus Hill member-founded supergroup Prophets of Rage issue a call for action for everyday people to stand up to white supremacy, political corruption, and police brutality. Director: Michael Moore Executive Producer: Meghan O’Hara Producer: Monica Hampton Editor: Vanessa Roworth Animation: Robin Steele, Steeleworks Animation Band Videography: Eitan […]

Flashback Maya Angelou’z Harlem Hopscotch: Official Music Video |

The official music video for Dr. Maya Angelou’s “Harlem Hopscotch.” Dr. Angelou’s inspiring song is featured on the newly released album “Caged Bird Songs,” produced by RoccStar and Shawn Rivera of the R&B vocal pop group Az Yet. The song is about encouraging everyone, especially young people to persevere through life despite any obstacles! The […]

Rare Roy Ayerz performance of “Vibrationz” from 1976 + Soul Train clipz

  We’d like to take this time to admonish the YouTube nation for its lack of classic, live performances from Roy Ayers. There are plenty of handheld cellphone videos and VHS performances from the past two and a half decades, as the vibraphonist/singer has been touring relentlessly. But there are surprisingly few classic performances available, […]

VIDEO: Lupita Nyong’o & Alicia Keyz

LUPITA NYONG’O & ALICIA KEYS “Queen of Katwe” <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/DZ1OblYm5YY&#8221; frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen><!–iframe> Introducing my alter ego TROUBLEMAKER. Lyrics: @robynhoodfanz Director: @katiecm @queenofkatwemovie #3million