Yasiin Bey Features in "Made You Die" [Trayvon Martin Tribute] Music Video


 “Made You Die” is a Trayvon Martin Tribute and a call to activism. Last month a behind the scenes trailer was released and now the actual video. The song utilizes Nas’ “Made You Look” instrumental . It features artists Yasiin Bey, Dead Prez, and Mikeflo. The video itself was directed by Bmike:


I Am Not Trayvon Martin [Video]

In a very controversial youtube video entitled “I Am Not Trayvon Martin”, a young woman gives her perspective on white priviledge and the murder of Trayvon Martin:

George Zimmerman Posts Bond and Is Released From Jail

This is being reported by the Associated Press:

George Zimmerman released on bail in Trayvon Martin shooting case

SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman was released around midnight Sunday from a county jail on $150,000 bail as he awaits his second-degree murder trial for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin.

The neighborhood watch volunteer was wearing a brown jacket and blue jeans and carrying a paper bag. He met a man in a white vehicle and drove away. His ultimate destination is being kept secret for his safety and it could be outside Florida.

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Trayvon Martin Case: Experts Say Zimmerman Attorney Made Smart Move

This is being reported by the Associated Press:

Trayvon Martin Case: Experts Say Zimmerman Attorney Made Smart Move

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — By questioning a state investigator on the witness stand during a routine bail hearing, George Zimmerman’s defense attorney showed some of the weaknesses in prosecutors’ claims that the neighborhood watch volunteer committed second-degree murder, legal experts say.

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Wyclef Jean- Justice (Tribute for Trayvon Martin) [Full Music Video]

Yesterday recording artist Wyclef Jean released the video for Justice (If You’re 17) via his youtube channel. It has amassed 29,411 views, 311 likes in the first 24 hours.

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David Banner To Speak At Harvard University [Apr 27,28 2012]

(Via Allhiphop.com) Grammy Award winner and political activist, Mississippi rapper David Banner, is set to appear at Harvard University with The League of Young Voters for a summit of leading scholars, activists, and artists.

“The L.A. Riots: Twenty Years Later” Conference, to be held on April 27 and 28 at Harvard’s TSAI Auditorium in Cambridge, Massachusetts, will take a retrospective look at the six-day L.A. Riots of 1992, sparked by the acquittal of Los Angeles police officers who beat Rodney King on video. The conference also looks to examine the riots in the context of democracy and inequity today, a time of economic crisis and revolution in much of the world.

At the conference, Banner will discuss how America has changed from the days when Rodney King was assaulted to the Trayvon Martin uprising 20 years later. The rapper will be accompanied by Henry Louis Gates Jr., panelists from Harvard University, NYU, Temple University, and more.


Youtuber Expresses Disgust Over Plies' Trayvon Martin Tribute [Audio]

I recently heard the  Trayvon Martin tribute song that Plies released. I’ve never been a big Plies fan, (especially after the Jamie Foxx 40 Glocc incident) but to each his own. I remember being underwhelmed when I heard that Plies was going to release a Trayvon Martin tribute. I recently heard the  Trayvon Martin tribute song that Plies released. It wasn’t as bad as I expected it to be but I came across a vlog from one youtuber who was disgusted. The song and the commentary are below: