On February 26, Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch captain who claims the act was done in self-defense. George Zimmerman, who said Martin looked suspicious because of his attire, would go on to say that he was attacked by Trayvon and only did what was necessary.
UNITY… JUSTICE… LOVE…
These 3 words were the reflection of a commonality amongst thousands of Atlanta citizens who came together on the 26th day of March 2012 to speak out as one voice against the killing of Trayvon Martin.
Citizens Of Atlanta Unite For Trayvon Martin
Which Hand Will Outweigh The Other On The Scales Of Justice?
Burdens of 2nd-degree Murder start to weigh heavy on Zimmerman
After being officially charged with 2nd-degree murder, George Zimmerman begans to noticeably lose an excess amount of weight and physical appearance changes drastically. If convicted, he faces the possibility of doing life in prison. But was still able to establish, therealgeorgezimmerman.com, a website that was constructed as a way to get financial assistance for legal fees.
Atlanta emcee and vocalist Lyric Jones releases her highly anticipated, first full-length album, Jones St. Featuring the likes of the Grammy Award winning Esperanza Spalding and other established artists such as Phife Dawg (A Tribe Called Quest), J-Live, Playboy Tre, Young Scolla and more, this project is packed with good music! Jones St. is available for purchase on iTunes and Amazon but you can preview the album in the widget below.
It is easy to tell in recent times that hip-hop has transcended through virtually every culture in the world and been translated into whatever each region chooses.
A few years ago the idea of hip-hop being so alive and vibrant all the way in Nairobi, Kenya seemed like something one should and would have probably laughed at.
Determined to show the world just how far advanced the hip-hop culture is in Kenya, cats like , Camp Mullah, Octopizzo and many more have continued to grace our pages and it is finally clear that maybe hip-hop found a vacation home. Enjoy!
The upcoming New Line Cinema movie “Burt Wonderstone” is now casting major roles for filming in January! This comedy film will star Jim Carrey and Steve Carell. Six roles are being cast for filming in January 2012.
For more info on auditions, please email along with attached information to: JimCarreyFilmAudition@gmail.com
Michael Antoniou, photographer, launches his first solo exhibition at “Open the Gate” in London, UK based on a series of photographs from Kenya, East Africa. Four brilliant live acts, musicians and friends he has worked with over the years are seen here supporting Michael’s work on this launch night which took place on Thursday the 24th of November and the exhibition will run until the 4th of January 2012. An online version of the exhibition went live on the day of the launch, available to view here: www.michaelantoniou.co.uk/Blog
An admiral respect is steadily growing for hip hop recording artist, Noggz, of Circle Group Entertainment. Recently, the musician/entrepreneur attended the Kenya International Film Festival in Nairobi, Kenya. The primary focus of this collective gathering is to encourage filmmakers (local) to produce films which may appeal to audiences globally all while embracing Africa. During the course of the festival, over 500 countries contributed films to the event. Noggz, who also is a native of Nairobi, Kenya, took pride in being a part of this grand festival which also attracted the likes of Wole Soyinka, numerous award winning filmmakers and a slew of entertainment lawyers. To read more about Noggz and the Kenya International Film Festival, please visit www.kifftrust.org
Even though it’s a scheduled one-time event, this will be a must see. Yo! MTV Raps is returning to television to take a look back at how hip hop came to be what is today. The show will be airing after MTV’s first annual ‘Sucker Free Awards’ on December 4. The feature will be hosted by Ed Lover, Dr. Dre, and Fab 5 Freddy, who all were former hosts. To read full story, visit: eurweb.com.
Here’s a look at some familiar faces before they became who they are today…
Congratulations to Miss Venezuela as she has just been crowned with the title of Miss World. The competition was held in London at Earls Court and it featured some of the world’s most beautiful ladies as they flaunted their inner and physical attributes. For more on the competition, visit missworld.com.