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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On AWKWORD’s birthday, August 1, he linked up with UpcomingHipHop.net for an exclusive interview on his music, his message, his inspirations and his background. Read the full interview. How did you come up with the name AWKWORD? The “other” is often awkward in his/her situation. While in AmeriKKKa “other” typically
During a recent interview with SpeedOnTheBeat, Protest Music rapper AWKWORD decided to drop an exclusive freestyle in honor of Bree Newsome, who scaled the flag pole at the South Carolina State Capital and took down the Confederate Flag. #FreeBree! Currently sitting in the top 100 on AudioMack, “AmeriKKKa” is produced by Steel Tipped
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
When the oppressed become the oppressors… FREE Stream x Download: CLEAN (No Curses) – FREE Stream x Download HotNewHipHop: “Whose streets?” asks Awkword. Stream and / or download “Whose Streets”, the first and only single from NYC representative Awkword‘s upcoming World View Bonus Disc, World View being his recent 100%
After five years of work, coordinating across countries and continents, with more than 35 producers and 65 emcees, AWKWORD has finally released the first-ever 100% for-charity global Hip Hop project World View. The history-making album went live Super Bowl Sunday, Groundhog Day, February 2, 2014, via DJBooth. It will also
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.