Bun B, Paul Wall & Trae the Truth reflect on George Floyd’s music
”Anybody who rapped on DJ Screw tapes became legends, icons” - Paul Wall
El-P & Killer Mike discuss police brutality protests, coronavirus, and ‘RTJ4′ in new inter…
”I want the oppressors, the enemy, to know that they haven’t created complete hopelessness yet.”
Deathwish donating all webstore profits today to bail funds
Converge frontman J Bannon's label Deathwish -- home to music and merchandise from American Nightmare, Deafheaven, Touche Amore, Code Orange, and much more -- is donating all of today's webstore profits to ActBlue's community bail funds.
TV cops donating to bail funds, asking other actors who play TV/movie cops to do the same
Actors Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn 99) and Griffin Newman both pledged 11k, tweeting, ”If you currently play a cop? If you make tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in residuals from playing a cop? I’ll let you do the math.”
Gary Clark shares speech: “We got our hands up in the air and they shoot us dead”
Meanwhile, a virtual benefit for the Apollo Theater has been postponed to Thursday in observance of Black Out Tuesday.
SeeYouSpaceCowboy selling “These Pigs Must Be Undone” benefit shirt; For Your Health have …
“Throughout history change has been made through taking a stand and now is that time.”
Nothing release EP (with “Sex and Candy” cover) to benefit bail funds
100% of profits from pay-what-you-want sales on Bandcamp go to ActBlue's Community Bail Out, which splits your donation between several different community bail funds.
Oceanator releases cover of Dead Kennedys’ “Police Truck” to benefit Campaign Zero
NYC musician Oceanator has covered a Dead Kennedys anti-police brutality/corruption classic to help benefit the fight to end police violence.
NYC implementing 8 PM curfew for remainder of week
Monday and Tuesday mark the first times the city has been placed under a curfew in 75 years, since 1943, when Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia enacted one in response to protests in Harlem following the shooting of a Black soldier by a white police officer.