Berkeley rapper Lil B is no stranger to the media -- he's been documented quite extensively as of late; he's been involved in some hilarious "beefs" with NBA player Kevin Durant and most recently James Harden. Lil B, however, is also knowledgeable when it comes to politics. And judging from his recent appearance on CNN, Lil B is well versed in current issues as well as his American history. During his brief appearance on CNN, Lil B discussed his support for Bernie Sanders, for Black Lives Matter, and being 100% against cursing Hillary Clinton. Check it out after the jump.
After T.I. and David Banner jumped on Kap G's "La Policia" remix they were invited onto CNN to discuss police brutality with correspondent, Don Lemon. During their discussion Kap G goes on to recount an incident a couple years ago when he was racially profiled and unjustly searched by a police officer, and how it inspired him to write "Policia." Check out the full discussion on police brutality with T.I. and Kap G after the jump.
Waka Flocka Flame’s “disgust” over the actions displayed in Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s (SAE) viral clip has prompted the rapper to cancel his April concert at the University of Oklahoma. In addition to Waka responding to SAE’s offensive behavior earlier this week via an Instagram post, he appeared in an interview with CNN’s Brianna Keilar on Tuesday to share more of his thoughts. “My initial reaction when I seen the video, I was more like hurt. More like disgusted, because I knew those kids, I performed for those kids,” the Atlanta rapper said in reference to a 2014 concert at the university. “They made me feel like a brother. Just to see what a person does behind closed doors was more disgusting than hurting. I wasn’t angry, I was just disgusted.” Check out the full interview between Waka Flocka Flame and CNN after the jump.
The revolution will not be YouTubed but this is a good example of simple media critique. Dizzy sounds less ornery than skeptical, making a point to underline perspective shift in "State Of Mind." Check the video for the first joint off his album after the jump.