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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#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.
Australia’s Green Left Weekly recently sat down with Rapper/Activist AWKWORD for a challenging interview on a variety of topics, including: Collaborating internationally for charity album World View. Receiving sponsorship from banking giant Morgan Stanley. “Rape” and misogyny in rap music. “Throw Away The Key” and the need for prison reform. “Doctor
Controversial and edgy: that’s what they want — and that’s EXACTLY what they got from AWKWORD in his latest video, for the critically acclaimed but slept-on #WorldView single “Throw Away The Key“, produced by L.Ment of Canada. Co-Signed by Chuck D of Public Enemy: Quality music that deserves to be heard.
Alongside Ab-Soul, RA The Rugged Man and Vic Mensa, AWKWORD was named to Rap Genius‘s Top 5 Lyrics of the Week for his video “Throw Away The Key“, earning him a feature on MSNBC’s The Grio. Click here to read the full story and see what they had to say.
Today, RapGenius world premieres — and features on its homepage! — their Outside The Lines podcast Interview with AWKWORD, as well as the brand-new video for AWKWORD‘s song on Racism, Classism and Criminal In-Justice “Throw Away The Key”, sponsored by the New York Civil Liberties Union and Occupy The Hood.
The long-awaited official music video for AWKWORD‘s critically acclaimed and internationally recognized “Throw Away The Key” premieres tomorrow, Tuesday, August 6, 2013, via RapGenius. The video, along with a recent RapGenius interview with AWKWORD, will be featured on the site’s homepage. The song — a RapGenius Editor’s Pick (see below)
Monday, July 30, 2012, marks the Exclusive World Premiere of AWKWORD‘s Prison Reform Anthem, “Throw Away The Key (No More Prisons)”, on The DJ Booth. Click HERE for the FREE Stream & Download — and be sure to Rate, Leave a Comment & Share! Here’s what Booth Editor-In-Chief DJ Z