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Rapper Jasiri X

Hip Hoppers & Occupy -- Are We the Music We Have Been Waiting For?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 12.11.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

There is something about the Occupy Movement -- and especially in its recent incarnation as "Occupy Sandy" -- that brings out the best in us. And the best in us is increasingly found in the music we call Hip Hop.

Gene Demby

Rapper Jasiri X's '10 Commandments' For Stop And Frisk | Gene Demby | Posted 07.19.2012 | Black Voices

A new video by the rapper-activist Jasiri X takes on the New York City Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk policy, by flipping the Notori...

Hayley Miller

UConn Students Try To Silence Occupy Wall Street Song | Hayley Miller | Posted 01.08.2012 | College

WASHINGTON -- When the University of Connecticut's undergraduate student government invited rapper Jasiri X to perform Monday, there was one condition...

"What If The Tea Party Was Black?" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Tom Kent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just as the NAACP's recent feud with the Tea Party caused an uproar last week, Jasiri X, a rapper hailing from Pittsburgh, Pa., released a music video...