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How over 500 media outlets misattributed anonymous online threats 

In a recent print piece entitled, “Why Iggy Azalea can’t get any respect,” Maclean’s magazine and over 500 other English speaking digital news outlets, falsely reported the hacktivist collective known as Anonymous were responsible for cyber threats  against Aussie rapper, Iggy Azalea. 538 more words

Tyler Batten

Kendrick Lamar is Sort Of Right About Ferguson: Change Comes From Within

Kendrick Lamar has come under fire lately for his comments relating to Michael Brown’s killing in Ferguson, MO and Eric Garner’s killing in Staten Island, NY. 715 more words


R&B and Hip Hop Is taking Over the Forbes 2015 “30 under 30” list

Forbes 2015 “30 under 30 ” list is now made up of many rappers, producers and R&B singers. Majority of this years forbes list makes up artist in their 20s who are making big moves in the music industry. 66 more words


Azealia Banks: Mad, Black, and Right

By Andre G

The media’s misrepresentation of Azealia Banks represents yet another example of outspoken Blackness being purposely misinterpreted by white supremacist propaganda. From Tupac Shakur to Kanye West, so many wildly talented Black artists have garnered an inordinate amount of negative attention for speaking their truths. 1,007 more words

Culture And Society

Q-Tip's Knowledge vs. Anonymous' Sexist Threat: Two Very Different Responses to Igloo Australia's Twitter Nonsense

One of the delights of living in our modern media age, swept with the equalizing brush of feminism, is that when female public figures say things that are stupid and wrong and immoral, we can freely and vociferously call them on their bullshit. 658 more words


Hacker group Anonymous targets Iggy Azalea for "misappropriating black culture"

In the wake of Azealia Banks’ candid interview with Hot 97, she and Iggy Azalea are once again entrenched in a war of words on Twitter. 296 more words


Black Power or Black Rage? Azealia Banks Frustration With The Music Industry

Rapper Azealia Banks is getting a lot of attention recently, and it’s not because of her music. Find out why she’s shaking up the industry.  781 more words