Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves. Attendees at the Saint Pablo Tour concert in Sacramento, CA were treated to a full-blown Kanye West speech, that clocked in at around 15 minutes. Although so often people hate Kanye’s delivery, so very often Kanye is right. He didn’t have to close the show, but the talk […]Read more "Mirrors: Radio Lied To You"
Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves. Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson, Pink, Bono, and others explain why it’s time to take action to heal the long history of systemic racism in America. #23Ways In collaboration with Alicia Keys and the We Are Here Movement, with original reporting from Mic’s Jamilah King.Read more "Mirrors: #23Ways"
Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves.Read more "Mirrors: Jesse Williams’ Speech"
Lou Stoppard talks with Kanye West in an honest interview for In-Camera. Scout TruthsRead more "In-Camera: Kanye West"
WSHH presents Season 2 of Questions, where they ask simple questions about things you think you would know, but once you’re put under pressure, you all of a sudden blow it. Smh.Read more "WSHH: Questions Season 2"
Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves. Courtney Holmes is a barber at Sparks Family Hair Salon, and to help his Dubuque, IA community prep for this year’s school year, he is giving local children free haircuts in exchange for reading to him. Not only is he allowing families to save money for school […]Read more "Mirrors: Tales For Trims"
The opening scene of HBO’s The Newsroom.Read more "Scout Truths: America"
Romans 12:1-3 Par – An average, usual, or normal amount, degree, quality, condition, standard, or thelike. An equality in value or standing; a level of equality. In everything you do, there are already pars set in place. There are already levels to it. Even in things that have no been done before, for them to […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Bar”"
Vlad TV sits down with David Banner to discuss some of the issues faced today from the use of the N-word, to breeding plantations, to the state of today’s society. One day people will realize everything David Banner and Kanye West have been saying for the last few years is true. Society has lost its rules. What […]Read more "Scout Truths: The Generation of Spineless Zombies"
Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves. A 30-year-old black woman from North Carolina, Brittany Ann Byuarim Newsome of Charlotte, was arrested, along with a 30-year-old white man, James Ian Tyson, also from Charlotte, according to the state Department of Public Safety. According to reports Newsome, an activist also known as Bree Newsome, climbed […]Read more "Mirrors: Take It Down"
Scout Life + Jam Of The Weekend Geto Boys – The World is a Ghetto. Produced by N.O. Joe & Mike Dean. 1996 Dedicated to the victims & hearts affected by the church shooting in my hometown.Read more "Jam Of The Weekend"
Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves. When a gunman opened fire on Charleston’s Emanuel A.M.E. Church Wednesday, spraying bullets into a group of worshipers gathered for a mid-week prayer meeting, it was as though history repeated itself. This historic congregation, the oldest of its kind in the South, had already seen more than […]Read more "Mirrors: Charleston Shooting"
Simply put, Allen Iverson is the uncommon thread. Over the course of a 14 year NBA career, Iverson averaged a staggering 26.7 points, 6.2 assists and 2.2 steals per game. The long-time Philadelphia 76er was voted onto 11 All-Star teams, was named NBA MVP in 2001 and is a surefire hall of famer. As impactful as […]Read more "Stance: The Uncommon Thread + Allen Iverson"
Wale releases the visual to single The White Shoes. The record was produced by Pro Reese and appears on his newly-released LP The Album About Nothing. The visual was directed by Walu. Scout Life.Read more "Wale Releases “The White Shoes” Visual"
On November 23, 2012, Jordan Russell Davis was fatally shot by 45-year-old Michael Dunn at a gas station in Jacksonville, Florida. The story made national headlines because of the racial context involved with the shooting. Dunn, a Caucasian male, gunned down Davis, an African-American teenager, after a dispute over the volume of the rap music […]Read more "Marc Silver + “3 1/2 Minutes”"
Kendrick Lamar scrambled his way out of Compton, California, and onto the music scene at the age of 16 with a series of mixtapes that eventually led to his 2012 major-label debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city (and nine Grammy nominations, including two 2015 nods for his recent single “i”). The 27-year-old has since become […]Read more "What Is Motivation?"
One of the first things I tell people who are new to the “revolution of the mind” is to understand we are at war. To un-learn everything that has been taught. Especially if it comes from mass media. Being a passive/aggressive historian, I have done quite a bit of research concerning how dictatorships are formed. […]Read more "Scout Truths: About The Attacks On Bill Cosby"
Kendrick Lamar releases the visual to single i. The record was produced by Rahki, while the visual was directed by Alexandre Moors and The Little Homies. Scout Life.Read more "Kendrick Lamar Releases “i” Visual"
The homie Sha Stimuli takes over 106 & Park’s The Backroom as he displays his polished set of skills at being the master of ceremony. Scout Life. “I wonder if Cassius Clay would have found out about his fate, As a youngin, before he changed up his name and absorbed the hate, Would he still have […]Read more "The Backroom: Sha Stimuli"
Jeezy releases the visual to single Holy Ghost. The record was produced by Don Cannon, Lyle LeDuff, & Frank Dukes, and appears on his newly-released LP Seen It All: The Autobiography. The visual was directed by TAJ. Scout Life.Read more "Jeezy Releases “Holy Ghost” Visual"
Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves.Read more "Mirrors: Jon Stewart Vs. The Media"
John Legend releases the visual to single You & I [Nobody In The World]. The record was produced by Malay, Dave Tozer, & John Legend, and appears on his latest LP Love In The Future. Scout Life.Read more "John Legend Releases “You & I” Visual"
The-Dream releases the visual to single Black. The socially-influenced record will appear on his LP Fruition, which is slated for later this year.Read more "The-Dream Releases “Black” Visual"
Patagonia presents a film exploring the sea change in our national attitude from dams as engineering wonders to increasing awareness of our future being bound to the life + health of our rivers. The film shows how removing dams can bring rivers back to life along with the creatures in them. The film won a SXSW […]Read more "Official Trailer: Patagonia + DamNation"
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Puff received a honorary doctorate from his alma mater Howard University, and gives the class of 2014 their commencement speech. So Scout Life.Read more "Diddy + Howard University Commencement Speech"
The-Dream releases the visual to record Black. The record is in wake of Donald Sterling‘s racist comments and inspired by… real life.Read more "The-Dream Releases “Black” Visual"