By Tamantha Hip-HopVibe.com Staff Writer This is just not a good week for activist on social media. Jesse Williams is getting dragged for turning Emmett Till’s death into the Colin Kaepernick NIKE meme to promote his new movie about seeking justice following Emmett’s brutal murder. In tweets, that are now deleted,
By Agustin A. Iglesias Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Even with his consistent releases over the past year, Future has remained silent on the topics people want to know about. This year, Future spoke on the Lil Wayne line about Emmett Till on his "Karate Chop" and he also opened up about
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Dominating the rap game for some time, Lil Wayne has shown signs of weakness over this past year. I Am Not a Human Being 2 was a significant drop-off from Lil Wayne's last album, Tha Carter IV, and did not chart at number one.
Since they have so many collaborations under their belt, T.I. reached out to Lil Wayne for another. During a recent interview with DJ Scream, T.I. defended Lil Wayne's Emmett Till line. After defending Lil Wayne, T.I. previewed his upcoming single, "Wit Me," which features him. Listen to "Wit Me" (snippet) by
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Lil Wayne dug himself a deep hole without even realizing it when he appeared on the remix of Future's "Karate Chop." During his verse, Lil Wayne raps about engaging in sexual activities and "beating it up like Emmett Till." Sparking the Civil
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Although Future is on a roll with his new music, providing hooks on several of the hottest songs out, namely Rocko's "U.O.E.N.O." and Ace Hood's "Bugatti," controversy is why his name is so hot. Originally, Future put Lil Wayne on "Karate Chop
Future released "Karate Chop" on the mixtape, FBG: The Movie. Originally, the track featured Casino, a member of Freebandz Gang. But, when Future decided to push the song as a single, he decided to feature Lil Wayne. But, this became the jumpstart to the Emmett Till controversy. Future ultimately had to
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer There was once a time when older people complained about the lack of education in hip hop. Several asked for more historical references in hip hop. The term "be careful what you ask for" comes to mind when thinking about these demands