Rap Act

Rolling Loud’s RAP Act Rally Draws Thousands in Support of Young Thug and 500 Unjustly Incarcerated Black Men, Joined by Black Music Action Coalition

Rolling Loud's RAP Act Rally Draws Thousands in Support of Young Thug and 500 Unjustly Incarcerated Black Men, Joined by Black Music Action Coalition

Rolling Loud Miami kicked off its eighth annual event with a powerful panel discussion and in-festival rally in collaboration with the Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC) as part of Rolling Loud Week. The panel featured Rolling Loud Co-Founder Tariq Cherif, BMAC Co-Founder/Chair Willie “Prophet” Stiggers, Congressman Hank Johnson, and Congressman Jamaal Bowman, discussing the RAP […]

The Recording Academy Takes Federal Effort to Limit Use of Song Lyrics in Court to Capitol Hill

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Congressmen Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) and Hank Johnson (D-GA) from the Recording Academy® joined them at a press conference on Capitol Hill to announce the reintroduction of the Restoring Artistic Protection Act. The Restoring Artistic Protection Act would restrict the use of song lyrics in court, a prevalent practice that disproportionately harms rap and hip-hop musicians. […]

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