US rap group in spotlight after member charged with rioting

For decades rap music has turned the spotlight on police brutality. Many of the genre’s stars are household names today, and several have had problems with the authorities. Now an aspiring group of rappers in the US state of Miami have been labelled “extremists,” after one of their members was arrested and charged with inciting … Read more US rap group in spotlight after member charged with rioting

Probe opened after bodies donated to science ‘eaten by rats at Paris research centre’

IN THE PAPERS – Friday, July 10: We look at reactions in the French press after Emmanuel Macron announced that Notre-Dame Cathedral’s spire, which burned down last year, will be rebuilt in its identical gothic style. Also, French judges open an investigation into allegations that a renowned university’s research facility let human corpses donated for … Read more Probe opened after bodies donated to science ‘eaten by rats at Paris research centre’

‘It’s a good time to be versatile’, says hip-hop artist Tkay Maidza

For the past eight years, Tkay Maidza has been honing her sound to become one of Australia’s top rap ambassadors. The Zimbabwean born hip-hop artist who was for some time tempted by a career in architecture, broke into the music business when she was just 16-years-old. She went on to tour the globe and work with dance pop … Read more ‘It’s a good time to be versatile’, says hip-hop artist Tkay Maidza

Nicole Richie Was Inspired by Rupi Kaur to Record a Rap Album

Nicole Richie Was Inspired by Rupi Kaur to Record a Rap Album Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: https://www.nbc.com/the-tonight-show JIMMY FALLON ON SOCIAL Follow Jimmy: http://Twitter.com/JimmyFallon Like Jimmy: https://Facebook.com/JimmyFallon Follow Jimmy: https://www.instagram.com/jimmyfallon/ THE TONIGHT … Read more Nicole Richie Was Inspired by Rupi Kaur to Record a Rap Album

Fleur East Was Told to Straighten Her Hair in Order to Be Successful | Lorraine

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1KyA9sV Fleur East joins Lorraine today to talk about the Black Lives Matter movement as she has attended the protests as well as writing a rap about the need for equality which has now been used in schools for educational purposes. She also talks about her experience with racism growing up, … Read more Fleur East Was Told to Straighten Her Hair in Order to Be Successful | Lorraine

Polish journalists, judges and opposition turn to rap to denounce govt’s authoritarian drift

In Poland, opposition to the government’s authoritarian tendencies has found a new form of expression: rap music. Musicians, opposition figures, judges and journalists are using rap to denounce attempts to muzzle the courts and media. Meanwhile, President Andrzej Duda has recorded his own lines of rap in support of medics fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. That hasn’t been enough to silence … Read more Polish journalists, judges and opposition turn to rap to denounce govt’s authoritarian drift

Lin-Manuel Miranda says plans are going ahead to bring his musical Hamilton to Australia | 7.30

Watch Leigh Sales’s extended interview with Lin-Manuel Miranda. It’s hard to overstate the impact that American composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda has had on Broadway. His musical Hamilton is arguably the most influential and innovative work since A Chorus Line in the 1970s. He’s won a Pulitzer Prize, an Emmy, three Grammys and three Tonys. … Read more Lin-Manuel Miranda says plans are going ahead to bring his musical Hamilton to Australia | 7.30

Is Scottie Pippen getting a bad rap from ‘The Last Dance?’ | SC with SVP

Michael Wilbon and Jackie McMullan join Scott Van Pelt to review Episodes 7 & 8 of “The Last Dance,” including the topic of Scottie Pippen removing himself from a 1994 Chicago Bulls playoff game vs. the New York Knicks. #LastDance #NBA #ESPN Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn Subscribe to ESPN on … Read more Is Scottie Pippen getting a bad rap from ‘The Last Dance?’ | SC with SVP

The Roots’ Tariq Trotter’s Star Wars Day Quarantine Rap

The Roots’ Tariq Trotter celebrates Star Wars Day by rapping an update about what every character, from Anakin to Yoda, is up to in quarantine. Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: https://www.nbc.com/the-tonight-show JIMMY FALLON … Read more The Roots’ Tariq Trotter’s Star Wars Day Quarantine Rap

Roundball Rap feat. special guest Candace Parker | The Undefeated

Roundball Rap hosts Marc J. Spears and Kenyon Martin are joined by Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker to talk about the 2008 WNBA draft, her outfit that was reminiscent of LeBron James’ draft-night suit, how she’s preparing for a season that might not even happen, having her own signature shoe with Adidas, her childhood … Read more Roundball Rap feat. special guest Candace Parker | The Undefeated

Jimmy Does a Freestyle Cajun Rap to Michael Shannon’s Drum Solo

Michael Shannon gets comfortable in his Alvin and the Chipmunks onesie to give Jimmy a video chat tour of his music room and explain why it’s important to keep supporting environmental protection during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c … Read more Jimmy Does a Freestyle Cajun Rap to Michael Shannon’s Drum Solo

Kenan Thompson on Making SNL At Home and His Trolls World Tour Rap Debut

Kenan Thompson talks about pulling off a Saturday Night Live while in quarantine, writing his first rap as Tiny Diamond for Trolls World Tour and supporting No Kid Hungry’s efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more … Read more Kenan Thompson on Making SNL At Home and His Trolls World Tour Rap Debut

Coronavirus – Sénégal: rap collective use social media to spread awareness

The ‘Y’en a marre’ collective use social media to spread awareness amid the coronavirus pandemic. Report by Vincent Roux, Olivia Salazar-Winspear and Jennifer Ben Brahim. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on … Read more Coronavirus – Sénégal: rap collective use social media to spread awareness