Have A Voice, Be Heard

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What is taking place today, in Ferguson, Missouri our generation has never seen. We have only read about actions such as these! The riots, the vandalism, the genuine anger, it puts your entire, mind body and soul to a compete stand still. It lets you realize who we are as African-Americans, and the power that our people have as well as what our people are still fighting for.

To be able to witness these people riot and protest against such actions and to feel what is happening as if we are right there is imensely powerful and life changing.

Our youth are dying on these streets not because of what they do, but it seems to be because of who they are.

These events are a reoccurring nightmare, the supposed protectors of our communities are killing future leaders of our country!

Why is it that it is OUR youth being killed on these streets. It is truly and simply ridiculous! It is so important now more than ever that we as the youth and as the future and as young African-Americans realize the voice that we have and make it priority number one to be heard. It is so important that we fight and take a stand together as one in efforts to put an end to this horrific cycle.

As a young African-American, I truly appreciate those who do intact have a much greater voice who have used it during these trying times, such as J. Cole, Nelly, John Legend, T.I and so, so many more other who are helping to unify our people in such movements throughout not only ferguson, but all over the world!

We will forever remember Emmett Till, Sean Bell, Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Mike Brown!

#StopKillingOurYouth

Video: The RapFest Official Pre-Launch Trailer

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Check out the official super trailer for the new musical platform that is bound to take the industry by storm. Through Rap Fest artists can obtain exposure beyond their wildest beliefs and align themselves next to premier talent. You can check Prodigy, Gunplay and Smoke Dza in the new trailer with a special narration from Low Key from You Heard That New. Head on over to RapFest to pre register now!

On RapFest, each cipher makes up an episode using some of the industries biggest names paired with a talented, hungry, undiscovered MC, ready to show and prove. One beat, three artists, each giving it their all. Every artist’s cipher is shot individually, in HD, and packaged together, giving those yet to be discovered an opportunity to be paired alongside some of the best doing it.

Further ground breaking, is each that episode will feature production from a talented unknown producer, incorporating interview footage, giving each the chance to describe the concept behind their work. Each episode will premier on MTV Jams and live on top-tier blogs and websites, providing rap music fans with something fresh and up-and-comers the opportunity of a lifetime.

News: J Cole Takes a visit to Ferguson, Missouri

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J Cole recently dropping “Be Free” as a heart felt tribute to Mike Brown. Expressing his feeling on the song and shining light on this terrible situation. But J Cole went beyond just music and took a visit to Ferguson and the crime scene, where Mike Brown was shot and killed at. Hats off to J Cole for being active and taking a step forward in showing support toward the community of Ferguson, during this difficult time.

Actor Robin Williams Found Dead at 63

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Actor Rob Williams was found dead today around noon inside his residence in unincorporated Tiburon, due to asphyxia. The death is said to be suicide as Williams has been battling depression for a while.

“Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late,” Mara Buxbaum, press representative, said in a statement. “This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”

Williams was 63.