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News that Officer Darren Wilson resigned from the Ferguson Police Department on Saturday is unlikely to ease tensions in the aftermath of the grand jury…

In 2008, famed Def Jam A&R Shakir Stewart committed suicide. On the six-year anniversary of his death, Karina Pasian, a friend of Shakir, just released “Solitaire,” a dedication that touches on suicide and depression. [YouTube] Tef Poe drops a scathing diss towards Missouri governor Jay Nixon called “War Cry.” Give the song a listen. [SoundCloud] […]

Last week, an exodus of people descended on Ferguson, Mo. to combat police brutality in Ferguson October’s “Weekend of Resistance,” — a call of action to curb police violence and obtain justice for those affected. The turnout of thousands of activists from all over the nation, young and old, wasn’t exclusively in support of Ferguson or Michael Brown […]

Don’t call him a conscious rapper. St. Louis hip-hop artist Tef Poe may be on the front lines in Ferguson demanding justice for the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown at the hands of a white police officer, but his choice to fuse art with activism comes natural. “I don’t consider myself a conscious rapper,” […]

The League of Young Voters, in conjunction with AllHipHop, ThoughtWorks, and HandsUp United held a breakfast during BET’s Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta, Ga., in honor of those slain by firearms, focusing on the recent shooting death of Michael Brown, Jr. to bring to light the prevalence of rampant gun violence. The breakfast, aptly named “No Guns Allowed: […]