Brandon “Lil B” McCartney spent his 26th birthday on Monday (Aug. 17) discussing politics, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, the Black Lives Matter movement and more on MSNBC. The Based God sat with host Michael Eric Dyson and dished out more of his random viewpoints.
Sunday night, social media was ablaze after a scathing editorial piece from Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson critiquing his former mentor and friend, Cornel West, went public. The aftermath of the sharp words Dyson aimed towards West is still unfolding, as supporters of both men have spoken up in droves.
Some didn’t think Hip-Hop would last 20 years, or that the culture would let alone be able to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nas’ classic debut Illmatic. The Queensbridge rapper discussed about the album with professor Michael Eric Dyson at Georgetown University.
The 50th anniversary of the 1963 “March On Washington” took place Wednesday (August 28) and despite wet weather conditions, the star-studded event drew thousands. With President Barack Obama delivering the anchoring speech, he and other guests delivered a message of togetherness and hope.
College professor, scholar and academic Michael Eric Dyson interviewed Nas on MSNBC’s The Ed Show and had a wide ranging discussion on topics like Barack Obama’s job performance, politics rap lyricism and musical longevity. As far as how Nas been able to stay on point despite his debut album, Illmatic, being released almost 20 years ago, […]
A couple of weeks back, a controversial YouTube and Google+ live stream took place where the culture of Hip-Hop was figuratively put on trial. Artists like Slaughterhouse, Questlove, Q-Tip, KRS-One and more became visibly frustrated discussing issues with people obviously out of touch with the genre and the youth as a whole. So on this […]
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Q-Tip, Questlove, Michael Eric Dyson, KRS-ONE, Touré, Dream Hampton, Slaughterhouse, and more are a part of a live stream from London’s Barbican Centre. The audience and panelists of artists, thinkers, and more put Hip-Hop on trial on numerous social ideals. In Progress.
Michael Eric Dyson recently sat down with MTV to discuss his class at Georgetown University on rapper/businessman Jay-Z. While at Jigga’s charitable event, the professor/activist tells the network that he couldn’t pass up the opportunity to teach on a man he calls a “rhetorical genius.” “Obviously Jay-Z is one of the greatest entertainers in the […]
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Michael Eric Dyson, the prolific truth teller that often encompasses his words of wisdom with Hip-Hop is lending his talents to another literary work. Dyson already has several books in stores including ‘Holler If You Hear Me’ and ‘Pride: The Seven Deadly Sins.’ His latest work however will be an alternative to his previously released […]