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READ: Killer Mike on How to Bring More Black People Into Medical Marijuana Boom

State-level marijuana legality reforms often don’t help African Americans who are frozen out of dispensary ownership. The rapper partners with scholar Erik Nielson for a new Rolling Stone essay that breaks down how to fix the disparity.

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In Trying Times, Some Songs for Healing and Persevering

From Run the Jewels to Solange, we offer our favorite artists’ work to help process the rage and hopelessness you might be feeling right now.

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Frank Ocean's New Albums Didn't Shake the World, and That's Totally Fine

Despite the anticipation and repeated delays for what became “blond” and “Endless,” does Frank Ocean owe any more than what he delivered?

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Critics Slam NY Post for Shaming, 'Outing' Police-Criticizing Rapper as Firefighter

Despite the Post’s suggestion that Ka was hiding his day job while speaking plainly about the police, he actually wasn’t keeping it a secret.

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Harlem Has a Supernatural Savior in New 'Luke Cage' Trailer

A series about one of Marvel’s most prominent Black superheroes premieres September 30 on Netflix.

Marvel Unleashes 'Black Panther 2,' Run The Jewels-Scored Video

In the video, “Black Panther” writer Ta-Nehisi Coates explains the motivation behind his adaptation of the Marvel superhero’s story.

ICYMI: Killer Mike on Ferguson: 'Riots Work'

Killer Mike and his Run the Jewels Bandmate El-P spoke to the BBC about the anniversary of Michael Brown’s killing, performing in St. Louis when the verdict to not convict Officer Wilson came down, and the history of riots as political strategy in America

Killer Mike Launches Campaign for Georgia State Representative

Even though he didn’t file the right paperwork in time, the rapper’s intent is clear. 

Killer Mike To Speak At MIT On Race Relations

The rapper continues to address injustice.