Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng, and Thomas Lane are finally being charged for their involvement in George Floyd’s murder. https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/george-floyd-murder-three-other-cops-officially-charged-news.111730.html
https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/kendrick-lamars-to-pimp-a-butterfly-re-enters-apple-music-charts-news.111731.html Kendrick Lamar’s masterpiece “To Pimp A Butterfly” continues to resonate, even five years removed from its initial release.
Tay-K speaks about the protests and systemic racism in a message from behind bars.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/tay-k-speaks-amid-protests-did-i-ever-even-have-a-chance-news.111734.html
Lauren London spoke with Jada Pinkett Smith about the traumas she’s experienced in her life from gun violence on a new episode of “Red Table Talk.”https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/lauren-london-speaks-on-the-traumas-of-gun-violence-on-red-table-talk-news.111732.html
A guest at the Hilton Hotel in Atlanta asked a worker at the front desk where 21 Savage was staying before pistol-whipping and shooting her.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/atlanta-man-shoots-hotel-worker-after-asking-where-21-savage-is-news.111736.html
Snapchat is taking a stand against Donald Trump.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/snapchat-wont-promote-trumps-account-for-inciting-racial-violence-news.111733.html
George Floyd’s family has issued a statement on the news that Derek Chauvin and the three officers present will be charged. https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/george-floyds-family-releases-statement-on-new-charges-news.111735.html
Bill Cosby issues a statement about the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and more while bringing up his own son’s murder. https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/bill-cosby-speaks-on-george-floyd-and-his-sons-murder-news.111738.html
Eve revealed she’s been having a lot of “difficult and uncomfortable conversations” about race with her white husband, Maximillion Cooper, as of late.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/eve-says-shes-having-uncomfortable-conversations-with-white-husband-about-race-news.111737.html
Subban speaks on the death of George Floyd, as well as the initiatives that can be taken to “change the game.” https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/pk-subban-donates-s50k-to-gianna-floyd-nhl-to-match-news.111739.html NHL superstar P.K.
Drew Brees does not want to see anybody kneeling to protest during the 2020 NFL Season.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/drew-brees-on-players-kneeling-i-will-never-agree-with-anybody-disrespecting-the-flag-news.111740.html
Sauce Walka strikes back after Young Thug tries to clown him for offering verses at a discounted price,https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/sauce-walka-calls-out-young-thug-for-pocket-watching-in-expletive-heavy-rant-news.111742.html
Sleepy Hallow announced the release date for his new album, “Sleepy For President,” along with the cover art and tracklist, with features from Sheff G and more.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/sleepy-hallow-announces-sleepy-for-president-tracklist-and-release-date-news.111741.html
https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/jay-z-shares-protest-playlist-songs-for-survival-2-news.111744.html Jay-Z creates a new protest-centric playlist, featuring songs by 2Pac, James Brown, Public Enemy, Nina Symone, Jay Electronica, and more.
It feels appropriate to revisit Kendrick Lamar’s poignant and powerful anthem “The Blacker The Berry” through a current-day lens. https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/kendrick-lamar-delivered-a-timeless-anthem-with-the-blacker-the-berry-new-song.1987450.html