Rap Music and Censorship

'They can't use my music to advertise for Coca Cola They can't use my music to advertise for Motorola They can't use my music to advertise for anything But truth, I guess that's the reason the industry won't let me in Refuse to be a product or brand, I'm human Refuse to contribute to the … Continue reading Rap Music and Censorship

Music and Political Activism: 5 things I learnt from Rap

This is part of a series of posts I had wanted to do for Black History Month (October) however, this particular one took too long to write so I have now had to move the timeline a few weeks back. Born in post-Civil War slums of New York City as a means of documenting the … Continue reading Music and Political Activism: 5 things I learnt from Rap

On Power and Censorship

Be a slave at first or free at last Double-edged choices make a n**** wanna pass -Lupe Fiasco, Strange Fruition As of this year something that I have been thinking of a lot more is censorship and power. To be honest, the concept of power, what it is and how it manifests itself is something … Continue reading On Power and Censorship