Party CrasherWith Ari Spool
Bernie Sanders Rally in Washington Square Park
A future to believe in. At least for one more night.
Petition wants Fetty Wap to perform at Nancy Reagan’s funeral
The Change.org petition has received over 6,400 signatures.
Kate Tempest, “Europe Is Lost”
Because American protest songs don’t have enough pig fucking.
Wondaland Records lead Philly protest, release “Hell You Talmbout” single
A powerful protest song inviting listeners to #SayHerName.
Music and mass surveillance culture
Two years of post-Snowden songs.
The War On Drugs is a war on your privacy
How the DEA—not the NSA—has pushed the legal boundaries of surveillance.
In London, a call from Heems for solidarity
A conversation with the rapper about black and brown identity.
Watch Killer Mike talk hip-hop history on ‘Biller Maher’
Plus, the powerful new Run the Jewels “Early” video.
Stream Silent Barn’s Musicians Against Police Brutality panel
Systemic racism, militarization, and Kendrick.
Baltimore musicians on media, power, racism, and the uprising
Perspectives from Abdu Ali, Baby Al, Jana Hunter, and Soft Cat.
Downtown Boys, “Wave of History”
Know your enemy. Know your context.
Killer Mike to speak on race relations at MIT
It’s part of an ongoing Hip Hop Speaker Series.
The Personal Experience of Surveillance at the Tribeca Film Festival
The next installment of the surveillance-centered story-telling series.
Wikimedia is suing the NSA
Specifically calling attention to the “upstream” surveillance used to spy on text-based communication.
Watch Laura Poitras accept an Oscar for Citizenfour
“The disclosures that Edward Snowden reveals don’t only expose a threat to our privacy but to our democracy itself.”