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Sho Baraka Speaks on ‘Colorblindness’ Being Lazy & Toxic in New Interview

In a new interview with Verge Network, Sho Baraka takes on the topic and concept of ‘colorblindness’ in regard to racial justice in America today. Labeling it both lazy and toxic, the Humble Beast artist exposes the shallow nature of the position and pushes for a deeper conversation. Let us …

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GrowTheHeckUp Nominated for 2017 Kingdom Choice Award

GrowTheHeckUp has been nominated for Kingdom Choice’s “Urban Christian Internet TV/Vlog Show” award along with other notable greats: The Wade-O Radio Show Trackstarz Beleaf in Fatherhood The Holy Hip Hop Hour We at GrowTheHeckUp would personally like to tip our hats to the other nominees and look forward to continuing to …

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Twitter Ignores “Hate Tweets” so Man Spray Paints Them in Front of Their Headquarters

Over the past six months, author and comedian Shahak Shapira has reported about 300 hate tweets on Twitter but most of the reports have gone ignored so he decided to take action. He chose about 30 tweets that were racist, hate-filled, and contained threats of violence and sprayed the messages …

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A Harvard Student Submitted a Complete Rap Album as His Thesis

When it comes to higher education, few schools in the U.S. have a name that rings bells quite like Harvard. That being said, hip-hop music seems to be what’s ringing bells on their campus as perhaps the only school of their stature having made very intentional efforts to embrace it. Those …

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Dave Chappelle’s Brilliant Analogy for How He Escaped Hollywood

As fans, we get frustrated if the object of our fandom walks away at their peak. Michael Jordan going to play baseball broke a lot of hearts in the moment, and in a similar fashion, so did comedian Dave Chappelle when he caught everyone off guard by walking away from a …

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Does Independence Day Really Represent Freedom for All Americans?

On July 4th, 1776, America won the fight for its independence from Britain, and established itself as a nation. Now this day is celebrated as Independence Day, complete with fireworks and BBQ’s. If you’re patriotic and love everything about America, celebrating our nation is a no-brainer. However, there’s a dark …

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Charles Barkley’s Frustrating Conversation With Racist ‘Alt-Right’ Leader Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer is the founder of the ‘Alt-Right’ political and ideological movement and is known to those with common sense as a blatant racist. If you aren’t familiar with him or his movement, you’ll understand it clearly after only a few of his absurd statements made in this video. I am assuming this …

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Watch: That Spidey Life – Bruno Mars Spider-Man Parody

This parody is fly. It’s even flyer if you saw the original Bruno Mars video, which was also dope, despite Bruno’s explicit content. In this music video parody of Bruno Mars’ “That’s What I Like”, Spider-Man sings a smooth pop anthem about all the stuff that makes life worth living, …

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