By NICK CHILES
As George Zimmerman walked out of jail late Sunday night after posting bail, and the city of Sanford tried to determine whether Police Chief Bill Lee still had his job, it gave us an opportunity here at MyBrownBaby to think back on how much the story of Trayvon Martin’s murder has transformed the nature of social media in just seven weeks.
It also gave us a chance to reflect on MyBrownBaby’s crucial role in lighting a spark that ignited this unbelievable story. Read more…
THE RETURN OF “THE DON”: NAS’ 10th STUDIO ALBUM, LIFE IS GOOD, ARRIVING JULY 17th ON DEF JAM RECORDINGS!
Always controversial and uncompromising in his role as hip-hop’s most influential MC – and often its most severe critic – Nas has completed his first new studio album in four years, LIFE IS GOOD, scheduled to arrive in-stores July 17th on Def Jam Recordings (#LifeIsGood717). The album’s new advance track, “The Don,” produced by Da Internz, Salaam Remi and the late Heavy D, made its premiere earlier last month on New York DJ Funkmaster Flex’s Hot-97 radio show. “The Don” follows up “Nasty,” issued as an advance single last summer 2011. A third track, “Daughters,” produced by No-I.D., will be available for sale through all digital retailers and services on May 1st.