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MULTIHOP.TV HIGHLIGHTS Talib Kweli Plans Free Ferguson Show 1 Year After Michael Brown’s Murder

Kweli has announced a new benefit concert, happening in St. Louis on the anniversary of Brown’s death with support from Bun B, Tef Poe, Rapsody, M1 of Dead Prez, 9th Wonder and other artists. Organizers will be accepting donations for the Brown family at the concert, and attendees are also encouraged to bring canned food donations for local food pantries.

The concert will take place at 8 p.m., August 9th at St. Louis’s Fubar venue. See Kweli’s flyer for the event below and stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the date. For those looking to raise a fist, shout out or perhaps simply nod their head for a truly vital cause, this is your shot. See you in St. Louis.

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J. Cole Mourns Michael Brown in Somber New Song ‘Be Free’

“I’m tired of being desensitized to the murder of black men,” rapper J. Cole said in a statement with the release of his new song “Be Free.” “I don’t give a fuck if it’s by police or peers. This shit is not normal.”
“That coulda been me, easily,” rapper writes. “It could have been my best friend”.

“Be Free” is Cole’s response to the police shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager, Michael Brown, in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri.

check song out here: