Proposition 47 is a groundbreaking California ballot initiative to reclassify six nonviolent, low-level felonies as misdemeanors and then use the salary savings – in the hundreds of millions – for prevention, education and mental health treatment. Read the rest here.
Jasiri X of Pittsburgh gave all praise to Tef Poe – while slamming his more popular hip-hop contemporaries for not actively engaging with the Ferguson movement. “I remember hearing Tef say, ‘You have these rappers making songs about this fantasy revolution,’” Jasiri X said. “But there’s a real revolution going[…]
“Young, Gifted, and Black” featuring Jasiri X, Tyhir Frost, Haze the Kid, and L U C, is the first release from 1Hood, a collective of Hip-Hop artists with a mission to improve self-image, dispel stereotypes, and provide a positive forum of self-expression in a field were African American youth are[…]
Artists from around the country are coming together to perform during the Weekend of Resistance. Artists include: Talib Kweli Tef Poe Dead Prez Rebel Diaz Jasiri X Scripts & Screwz Nick Menn Bo Dean Franco Hill T Dubb O Rockwell Knuckles Doors @ 12 #FergusonOctober