criminal justice reform

Yo Gotti, Charlamagne tha God, and more join Roc Nation-Backed Social Justice Summit

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This weekend, several hip-hop artists lent their star power to the important cause of promoting social justice and equity for all. Yo Gotti, Charlamagne tha God, and other celebrities spoke about a variety of topics ranging from mental health to criminal justice reform at the first annual United Justice Coalition’s social justice summit in New […]

Hip-Hop Behind Bars: Rappers and America’s Criminal Justice System

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Hip-Hop behind bars. Visit for more information You could use two hands to count the number of rappers who currently would rather be spitting bars on the microphone than living behind them. We have ten fingers, so lets count 10 notable rappers who are currently incarcerated. In no particular order, YNW Melly, YFN Lucci, […]

Motivational Speaker Wallo267 Launches Petition To End Decades-Long Probation

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Wallo267 changed his Instagram display picture to a white background with black bold letter text reading “2048.” That is the year his probation ends. Visit for more information The Philadelphia native, now a better man than he was when he began his 20-year prison sentence at age 17, is seeking the help of his […]

Casanova 2x Barred From Performing at Rolling Loud NYC


Casanova 2x is still feeling the lingering effects of being a convicted felon in New York City. The Brooklyn born rapper will no longer be performing at Rolling Loud NYC on Sunday in what he says is a result of his 2007 conviction. Visit for more information “I lost everything I ever loved and […]

Meek Mill, Kim Kardashian to Speak at Inaugural Criminal Justice Reform Summit

Meek Mill, Kim Kardashian to Speak at Inaugural Criminal Justice Reform Summit

Meek Mill is determined to do something about the flawed criminal justice system that has countlessly failed many minorities, including himself. He will join Kim Kardashian will talk at the inaugural Criminal Justice Reform Summit in Los Angeles. Visit for more information Introduced by Variety and Rolling Stone, CNN’s Van Jones will have the […]