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Common, Talib Kweli, Immortal Technique and More Perform at Ferguson Is Everywhere Concert to Honor Mike Brown [VIDEO]

Hip-hop has always been a voice for the people, so it's only natural for some of the best socially-conscious rappers to head to Ferguson, Mo., for the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's death to keep his memory alive and the #BlackLivesMatter movement going strong.

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Talib Kweli, K. Michelle, Jeezy & More React to Sandra Bland’s Death

The mysterious case of Sandra Bland, who was found dead in a Texas jail earlier this month, has sparked outrage all over social media as people are demanding answers. Rappers and singers like Jeezy, K. Michelle and Talib Kweli are among the chorus of people calling for an explanation in Bland’s death.

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Talib Kweli visits DJ Big Rob in the WBLK studios.
Talib Kweli visits DJ Big Rob in the WBLK studios.
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Talib Kweli Talks to DJ Big Rob About the Confederate Flag, Racism and Hip Hop [FULL INTERVIEW]

The Homie Talib Kweli stopped through Buffalo for a stop on his Midsummer's Night Dream tour and paid me a visit to the show. We discussed everything from the Confederate Flag to Racism in America to What's in his CD deck.

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10 Hip-Hop and R&B Videos Celebrating Independence

In honor of Independence Day, The Boombox has compiled 10 music videos where R&B and hip-hop artists have conveyed their idea of freedom.

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100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

From the random to the serious and everything in between, check out 100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind.

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10 Songs That Will Carry Hillary Clinton to the White House

Nas provides insight into taking over the world and Nicki Minaj does what she does best -- reminds Clinton of the power of the female spirit. Here are 10 Songs That Will Carry Hillary Clinton to the White House.

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Freddie Gray’s Death Ruled a Homicide, Hip-Hop and R&B Community React

Prosecutors rule Baltimore resident Freddie Gray's death a homicide after he died in police custody after an arrest on April 12. The hip-hop and R&B community share their thoughts about the decision.

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Rappers and Singers React to Walter Scott’s Fatal Shooting by Police Officer Michael Slager

The video of Walter Scott being gunned down by a South Carolina police officer has shocked the hip-hop and R&B community, with many sounding off on social media and reigniting the conversation of the ongoing problem of police using deadly force on black males -- both young and old.

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Talib Kweli Confronts CNN’s Reporting Of Ferguson Police Violence [Video]

Rapper Talib Kweli is down in Ferguson, MO peacefuly protesting, but has been harassed by the militarized Police. In this video he fights to tell his story to CNN reporter Don Lemon.

I find it funny that Don Lemon didn't address Talib by name because he didn't know how to pronounce it

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Talib Kweli Speaks On Rumors of Mos Def Being Barred From America

Last week the internet went in a frenzy after rumors began to surface across the internet that rapper (1/4 Actor) Mos Def, or Yassin Bey, has been banned from the United States of America, the country he was born in, due to immigration issues.

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Talib Kweli Breaks Down Hip Hop, Family, And More On Arsenio [VIDEO]

Talib Kweli recently appeared on Arsenio and talked about some very interesting things that people may not understand about hip hop and the community that produces the artists.

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Best Hip-Hop Fan Art

The way rappers string their words together with such flow and fluidity is a great art form. And for the fans who adore their work, their rhymes have become a source of inspiration.

While some loyal supporters are inspired to become lyricists themselves, others show their devotion by putting paint or charcoal to paper

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