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Open Mike Eagle Is a Business, Man

by Jackson Red
2020 had just a brief reprieve on Friday with Open Mike Eagle’s first release of the year single, “Neighborhood Protection Spell,” with Lana Del Biden Nem.  With his hands on a laundry list of projects that include a show on Comedy Central, a podcast network he’s building from the ground up, and an independent record label […]

Sally Sossa Is Coming in Hot From Houston

by Jackson Red
“Who You Are” turns a promising new leaf for Houston Rapper, Sally Sossa. Don’t be fooled by the limited content of her Spotify profile- Sally Sossa may be a new face on the Houston scene, but she’s already established herself as a prolific talent. The Houston rapper had a busy 2019, with her mixtape, Life […]

EARTHGANG Promises New Music With JID

by Jackson Red
EARTHGANG paid a visit in the flesh (over the internet) to r/hiphopheads on Sunday to update fans on projects in progress, promote their recent feature on Louis The Child’s recent album Here For Now, and express their gratitude for being nominated for BET’s Best Rap Group award. Employing some slang I’m too square to fully […]

Eminem and Royce Da 5’9 Launch Promising New Initiative for Social Change

by Jackson Red
Eminem updated his website to officially announce the new role of Royce Da 5’9 at the Marshall Mathers Foundation. The Detroit rapper, a friend, and frequent collaborator of M’s will be joining the foundation as Director of Community Engagement and Social Justice Initiatives.  On Sunday, the pair made a joint statement about the partnership: “It’s […]

Beyoncé Urges “Swift and Decisive Action” for Breonna Taylor

by Jackson Red
“Three months have passed — and Breonna Taylor’s family still waits for justice.” Beyoncé published an open letter to Kentucky Attorney General Cameron on Sunday, demanding a rigorous and transparent investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor. It’s been over three months since Breonna Taylor was killed in her home by Louisville police officers, and […]

Leon Bridges and Terrace Martin Release “Sweeter”

by Jackson Red
In response to ongoing racial injustice and another week of protests, Leon Bridges released a new song this weekend reflecting on experiences and voicing frustrations. The Texas artist teamed with producer/multi-instrumentalist/general legend Terrace Martin, who last week released the chaotically rousing song, “Pig Feet,” with Denzel Curry, Kamasi Washington, G Perico, & Daylyt. “Sweeter” was […]