Touching on topics such as homelessness, mass incarceration, police brutality, life and death, and heaven and hell, AWKWORD, Jasiri X, MK Asante and Voli are Fallen “Angels” in a brand-new Protest Music/Hip Hop Ed loosie. World premiered by Statik Selektah on Showoff Radio on Shade 45 SiriusXM, the song hit
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We Are Change’s Arron Kesel sat down to talk to rapper and political activist, ambassador of hip-hop, Awkword. we talked about his musical influences, cultural background, personal inspirations and more. I asked him about his current project “I Am” and we talked about how he came up with his rap
The song that pushed AWKWORD to the top spot of the College Rap Radio charts and caught the attention of the Genius team and the National Resources Defense Council, “Gas Land (Frack Off)” — featuring Chaundon and produced by Numonics — has been named to #HipHopEd’s Top 20 Educational Hip Hop
#HipHopEd The Mixtape features 35 tracks of Hip Hop Protest Music from the likes of J. Cole, Tupac, KRS One, Jasiri X, Public Enemy, Killer Mike and AWKWORD. Stream and download it for free via AudioMack.
We recently caught up with Rapper, Activist and Sociologist AWKWORD, the man behind the the first-ever 100% for-charity global Hip-Hop album, World View, which we posted last month. We chatted about his background, how the project came together, his relationship with the late Proverb, his upcoming projects and more. Interview after the jump.
The first collaboration between AWKWORD and the producer of Beyonce’s number-one single “7/1”, (OG) Bobby Johnson… “Headlines” is AWKWORD’s look back at a busy 2014, and leaves listeners wondering: What really will happen with the Activist Rapper in 2015 and beyond. World Premiered by HipHopDX on 01/02/15, the third anniversary
“Right is right, (get ’em), wrong is wrong / Sick of all the mis-advice, why I’m singing this song / Hating how you live your life, why you’re singing along I’m The People’s Champion, Torah, Bible, Koran.” @AWKWORDrap “Right is right, wrong is wrong- Torah Bible Koran”– Dope bro — RemedyWu (@RemedyRoss) July
The World View single the AWKWORD un-ANTHEM “I” was recognized this week by the premiere source for Hip Hop lyrics, Rap Genius, along with the likes of Jay-Z, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Jadakiss and Buju Banton. As seen below, the song topped the site’s Weekly Roundup list for BIG MEMES!
The week of Feburary 19, on Germany’s TrackBlasters Radio, DJ PR mixes 17 of the hottest and newest Hip Hop records coming out of America, produced by the likes of DJ Premier, Statik Seletkah, Damu The Fudgemunk and Vice Souletric. Emcee features include The Kid Daytona, KRS-One, MF DOOM, Action