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LISTEN: 25 Songs That Will Help Inspire You To Stay WOKE!

Through the years many artists have leveraged their voice and platform to address the growing unrest of social issues in America. From Nina Simone’s timeless classic “Strange Fruit” to Childish Gambino’s “This Is America,” music has offered an antidote to embolden, enlighten and entertain disenfranchised listeners. To help carry on …

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Kendrick Lamar and SZA Respond To Artist Who Claims They Copied Her Art For “Black Panther” Music Video

Back in February, artist Lina Iris Viktor filed a lawsuit against #KendrickLamar and #SZA for allegedly using her work in their music video for “All the Stars” from ‘Black Panther: The Album’.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In the suit obtained by TMZ, Viktor claimed the video used “copyrightable elements” of her paintings, ‘Constellations I’, …

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Kendrick Lamar First Rapper To Win Pulitzer Prize For Music

#KendrickLamar makes history by being the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the Pulitzer Prize for music. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The Pulitzer Prize for music is usually awarded to classical acts or figures that aren’t as commercially recognized as Kendrick. Yet, the Compton bred rapper has broken the mold. After …

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A British-Liberian Artist Accuses Kendrick Lamar and SZA of Stealing Artwork For New “Black Panther” Music Video

Kendrick Lamar and SZA are being sued for allegedly stealing an artist’s artwork and using it in their new music video for The “Black Panther” “All The Stars.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ British Liberian artist Lina Iris Viktor is accusing the feature film, “Black Panther” of using her artwork without her permission. A New …

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Kendrick Leads The Pack In 2017 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations

Kendrick Lamar is having the best week after. Shortly after receiving RIAA double platinum certification for his latest album, “Damn,” the Compton rapper has just found out that “Humble” has landed him eight  MTV Video Music Awards nominations this year, including Video of the Year, Best Direction and Artist of …

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