Slick Rick finally pardoned By New York Governor
Slick Rick, convicted of attempted murder in 1991, has received a full pardon from Gov. David A. Paterson. The governor said ...
Talib Kweli vs. Hillary Clinton – “Fall Back” [video]
Idle Warship (Talib Kweli & Res) and Chester French team up to send a message to the Hillary campaign.
More Or Les on Canadian Rap’s grant options and lack of funds
Toronto rapper More Or Les recently wrote an article for the Toronto Star about Canadian rappers dealing with a lack of funds and which grant & loan options are available.
Canadian Government Shirks Hip-Hop Funding
According to a report from The Canadian Press posted today on The Globe and Mail’s website, only four hip-hop acts received federal grants in 2007. That’s a miniscule number compared to artists of other musical persuasions who won monetary favour from The Canada Council for the Arts.