Last month Mos Def, Mike Flo and dead prez released behind the scenes footage of them recording a Trayvon Martin tribute called, “Made You Die.” Now weeks after his killer George Zimmerman has been arrested and released on bail they are sharing the finished song and clip. Over Nas’ “Made You Look” instrumental the MCs […]

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Forty days ago a Florida teen named Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a man named George Zimmerman, who still has not been arrested. As part of the continued effort to obtain justice for Trayvon, rappers Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) M-1 of dead prez and MikeFlo are recording a tribute song in his honor. […]

A few weeks ago we reported [see article] that North Carolina hip hop punk rocker, Caktuz, took a page from ‘the book of Kanye’ by starting an artist-approved-weekly-free download campaign called #OverTheWallWeds. on Feb 2nd. The 1st track, “The Blood” ft. M1 of Dead Prez, the legendary Melvin Van Peebles, & an obscure sample from […]

Dead Prez were recently rumored to be signing a deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label.

The hip-hop ballad has been a problem since LL Cool J popularized it in 1987 with “I Need Love.”  Over the years, a handful of artists have been able to make respectable hip-hop ballads. However, for the most part, most hip-hop artists have failed. Here are 9 of the worst hip-hop ballads ever released! 9. […]