Author: Khalil Corbin

Black Thought returns with his long-awaited new solo project ‘Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane and Abel.’ Which in fact seems to be a journey into the legendary Roots lyricist mind. With topics centered around a violent history, civil rights, and all the other harsh realities of this country, Black Thought raps his way into many people’s all-time greatest emcee list. Tracks like “Good Morning” produced by Swizz Beats and features Pusha T and Killer Mike not only provide the perfect soundtrack to the current civil unrest but also display just how versatile Black’s thoughts are. The lyrical surgeon attacks each…

Read More

Prince Akeem has left the royal village once again, only this time he finds the prime landscape of Jeff Bezos, Amazon. Eddie Murphy’s highly anticipated Coming 2 America is the long-awaited sequel to the 1998 film “Coming to America.” If we hold on a bit longer, the film will be available in the comforts of our home, and accessible right at our fingertips using the Amazon Prime streaming service. Reports say that the $125 million deal with Amazon Studios and Paramount Pictures will soon be inked and is aiming for a release date of Dec,18 2020. In the original film,…

Read More

Although Vice President Pence denied systemic racism, there is no secret that the Klu Klux Klan has traded in their hoods for badges, law degrees, and political positions. During Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing, Senator Lindsey Graham referred to segregation as the “the good old days.” In an effort to justify his words Graham told CNN that his remarks were made with deep sarcasm. In the most disrespectful way, Lindsey Graham needs to be assured that there is no place for his ignorance. If he believes that segregation was the good old days then we the people…

Read More

SAY HER NAME. The story of Breonna Taylor lives on because her boyfriend lived to tell the story. No camera footage, or legit testimonials from witnesses. During an interview with Gale King on CBS Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker has recalled and shared his insights to the night that she was shot and killed by police in her own home. While speaking to CBS this morning, Mr. Walker said he is a million percent sure that the officers did not identify themselves before entering the home, in fact, he states that they never even fully entered the home. Once he…

Read More

According to CNN, Miami-Dade County commissioners approved a resolution this week to name a portion of NE 16th Avenue in Florida after 17-year-old Trayvon Martin who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman back in 2012. Trayvon’s story was near and dear to so many because he was such a young soul with tremendous amounts of potential. Our hearts seemed to have taken another wound as the killer George Zimmerman was acquitted of the murder, in turn sparking national outrage.  The city’s official resolution highlighted that: “Trayvon Martin was a typical teenager who enjoyed playing video games, listening to music,…

Read More

Our world is filled with all sorts of unjust and corrupt policies. Many people across the world are forced to live in conditions where police officers abuse their power by extorting and using violence against their own people. Most recently, our Nigerian Brothers and Sisters have been fighting a strong battle against injustice as The notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) had been known for killing, torture, framing, and blackmail thus leading to protest. The widespread protests over Nigeria’s hated SARS unit stood as a clear cut sign that the country’s young population has found its voice, and more importantly, knew…

Read More

“Happy birthday, George Floyd. You were a father, a son, a brother, a friend, a man, and most importantly a human being that deserved dignity and respect. You should still be here.” – Tracee Ellis Ross “Today would have been George Floyd’s 47th birthday. He should still be alive today celebrating another year with his family and friends. We need justice and to ensure that this never happens again—starting with banning chokeholds and creating a national standard for use of force.” – Kamala Harris We honor George Floyd today on October 14, 2020, where he should be turning 47. As…

Read More

Megan Thee Stallion has made major moves since entering the rap game and has now graduated into the philanthropist and activist role. Our favorite Houston born hot girl cannot be stopped, as she teamed up with the New York Times to amplify her voice in taking a stand for black women. During such a pivotal moment in her life, Megan writes a powerful New York Times opinion piece where she addresses the current voting climate and her recent domestic violence situation in which she was shot twice in the foot.  Right out the gate, it is clear that Thee Stallion…

Read More

“The way you start to break down systemic racism is to start building individual relationships with people who are not like you.” If those prophetic words were actually adopted and implemented by our governments then our world would instantly change for the better. It is in those simple yet profound words of the Atlanta Emcee Killer Mike where the solution to our systemic racism problems resides. Killer Mike has been a true leader in the fight for equality and has been crowned a lead voice for the Black community by many stakeholders and key black voices. Through his work in…

Read More

By Any MeansRevolution No More TearsSullen Sunday No, these are not revolutionary speeches spoken by civil rights leaders. Those powerful captions are song titles on the “REPRISE” a Roc Nation compilation album. In its essence, the REPRISE project is a musical protest. Each record serves as the unifying medium to take a stand against social injustice.  If you are an overall music fan, then you won’t be able to resist the amazing melodies from each vocalist, slick bars from every emcee, and the cosmic vibe producers created on all 11 tracks. Heavy Hitters like Rapsody and D Smoke step to the…

Read More