Hip-hop has always been politically charged, but with racial and social divisions becoming ever more fractured, conscious hip-hop is making a return.
“This record means so much to me. It’s a continuation of what I never wanted to end” DJ Premier says of the track.
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The event, produced in partnership with Dreamville and ScoreMore Shows, will be the first festival of its kind for the region.
The Dreamville rapper reminds us all that he’s still coming for the throne.