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Is Rap Beef Responsible for Real Violence?

Is Rap Beef Responsible for Real Violence?

May 14, 2018

As the summer approaches and cities like Baltimore deal with rap’s relationship with violence, our correspondent Eze Jackson digs into the history and future of rap beef

Black Lives

February 15, 2016
Taureen “Tory” Russell, co-founder and director of the Hands Up United Coalition, discusses his group’s inclusion in Jay-Z’s funding, the work of their coalition, and his thoughts on the 2016 presidential elections and Baltimore mayoral candidacy of Deray McKesson.