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Angel Haze says police “threw tear gas in our faces” while protesting

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Angel Haze has shared a number of tweets from a Black Lives Matter protest in California, claiming that police “threw tear gas in our faces”. Protests have been carried out across America and the world over the last week following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last Monday (May 25). Tweeting their experience of a protest in Santa Monica, California this weekend, Haze wrote: “Fuckin cop just hit me with his baton as they threw tear gas in our faces. My fucking face feels like its going to melt off.” Fuckin cop just hit me with his baton as
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Pussy Riot, Parcas, Dillom, and Muerejoven Share Video for New Protest Song “1312”: Watch

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Pussy Riot have teamed up with Argentinian artists Parcas, Dillom, and Muerejoven for a new protest song called “1312.” They’ve also shared an animated music video to accompany the song. Check it out below.“1312” is a critique of femicides (sex-based hate crimes) in Latin America, as well as police violence. According to a press release, the song was inspired by Chile’s 2019 protests. Find the artists’ manifesto below and at Medium.Pussy Riot recently stated that they had a music video shoot shut down by Russian police in Saint Petersburg. The police allegedly cited the country’s “gay propaganda” law, and accused
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“This is just a first step”

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Jay-Z has released a powerful statement calling for justice for George Floyd. The rapper is one of the many notable names in music and entertainment to have expressed outrage over Floyd’s death while in police custody in Minneapolis last week (May 25). Former police officer Derek Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. After calling Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Saturday (May 30) to further amplify the calls for justice for Floyd, Jay-Z issued a statement on Roc Nation in the early hours of this morning (June 1) to further elaborate on his “very earnest conversation” with Walz
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JAY-Z Called Minnesota Governor About Justice for George Floyd, Issues Statement

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In a press conference today, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz said he received a call last night from JAY-Z regarding George Floyd to amplify protesters’ demand that all officers involved in his murder face justice. JAY-Z later issued a statement about the call via Roc Nation’s official twitter account. In his statement, JAY-Z thanked Governor Walz for bringing Attorney General Keith Ellison in to take over the George Floyd case, and urged politicians to “do the right thing and prosecute all those responsible for the murder of George Floyd to the fullest extent of the law.” He added: “I prevail on
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Conway Teases ‘From King to a God’ Tracklist ft. Drake, 2 Chainz, Freddie Gibbs & More

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The Almighty Griselda is keeping their foot on the industry’s neck. With Westside Gunn’s Pray For Paris and Conway’s LULU (with Alchemist) and No One Mourns the Wicked (with Big Ghost) still in rotation, the Machine is gearing up to drop his third project of the year. A proper precursor to his major label debut, God Don’t Make Mistakes, Conway will first be hitting us with From King to a God. And today, he’s revealed the tentative tracklist through an IG Live session. On top of Gunn and Benny the Butcher, the album is also set to feature Drake, 2
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Kehlani, Tinashe criticise Lana Del Rey for posting protester footage

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Lana Del Rey has found herself in hot water (again) after posting footage of protesters in Los Angeles without blurring or covering their faces to protect their identity. Earlier this weekend (May 31), Del Rey took to the streets of LA to join one of the many protests happening around the world in support of #BlackLivesMatter. The protests are seeking justice for George Floyd and the many other African American victims of police brutality. In a since-deleted video posted to Instagram, she allegedly shared footage of protesters and people looting. Del Rey allegedly zoomed in on the protesters, leaving their
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Faith Evans Arrested for Felony Domestic Violence: Report

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Faith Evans was arrested this week for felony domestic violence, TMZ reports. Law enforcement sources reportedly told TMZ that police were called to the home of Evans and producer Stevie J. Police claimed that when they arrived to the scene, Stevie J had “visible marks and scratches” on his face after a verbal confrontation turned allegedly violent. Evans was reportedly arrested and released on bond later that same day.Evans’ representative offered no comment. Pitchfork has reached out to the Los Angeles Police Department.If you or someone you know have been affected by domestic abuse, we encourage you to reach out:The
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Rockie Fresh Releases Deluxe Edition Of ‘Destination’ Album

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After releasing his debut album, Destination, in 2019, Rockie Fresh has now provided an updated version of the project. The deluxe edition of Destination adds five new tracks to the original, including the previous releases “VS Ideas” and “Let It Be.” Stream the album in its entirety, below. Rockie Fresh Releases Deluxe Edition Of ‘Destination’ Album was last modified: May 31st, 2020 by Meka (function ( d, s, id ) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName( s ); if ( d.getElementById( id ) ) return; js = d.createElement( s ); js.id = id; js.src = "https://connect.facebook.net/en_GB/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore( js, fjs );
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Listen to Ada Rook’s new album ‘2​,​020 Knives’

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Ada Rook, formerly of Canadian duo Black Dresses, has released a new solo album, ‘2,020 Knives’ – listen to it below. Last week, Rook and bandmate Devi McCallion announced they had broken up after one of their tracks went viral on TikTok, citing the “extended harassment” one of its members has received from some fans. The duo released their latest album ‘Peaceful As Hell’ last month, following on from last year’s LPs ‘Thank You’ and ‘Love And Affection For Stupid Little Bitches’. In a statement shared on Twitter, Black Dresses said that their decision to split came from certain “entitled” fans’
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CupcakKe Releases New Song to Benefit Minnesota Freedom Fund: Listen

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CupcakKe has released another new song, her second this year. It’s called “Lemon Pepper,” and half the proceeds benefit the Minnesota Freedom Fund. Check it out below.In March, CupcakKe returned from a hiatus with the single “Lawd Jesus,” which she followed with a new video. She had said in September that she was quitting music out of a sense of guilt regarding the impact of her lyrics on young listeners.Read “You Need to Listen to CupcakKe, The Raunchiest Rapper Out” on the Pitch. Source link
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