And while the faces and nomenclature between these historically discrete agents of change differ, the one governing commonality remains the same: unfettered gun ownership and correlative violence play a pivotal role.
No lie. In what was the closest the living world will ever get to a full-fledged N.W.A. reunion, Dr. Dre joined Ice Cube, DJ Yella, and MC Ren at Coachella to perform “Still D.R.E.” Kendrick Lamar accompanied them as well, Vulture reports. Watch the videos after the jump.
The Internet has been (rightfully) full of David Bowie tributes in the last week, including a series of pieces about the icon’s influence on hip-hop music. Noisey traced Bowie’s public admiration for hip-hop, beginning with the 1993 clip of Bowie asking MTV why the network wasn’t featuring black artists that went viral following his death, […]