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White Supremacist Donated to GOP Presidential Candidates

The leader of a white supremacist group cited by Charleston church murder suspect Dylann Roof made $65,000 in donations to Republicans, including several to Republican presidential candidates, The Guardian newspaper reported Sunday night

D’Angelo Blasts Hip-Hop Artists For Not Addressing Social Issues In Their Music

D’Angelo had some harsh words for hip-hop artists who he believed to be shirking their artistic responsibility to address social social issues in their music. Below are a few excerpts from the interview:

Apple caves after Taylor Swift threatens to pull album

Taylor Swift appears to have prompted a policy change at Apple, after threatening to withhold her album “1989” from the company’s streaming music service over royalty payment

The Inside Story Behind the Making of Hip-Hop Film ‘Dope’

In Dope, actor Shameik Moore and his nerdy friends adorn ­themselves in Cross Colours hats and Run-D.M.C. tees, dig through crates for classic rap vinyl and write ­college admission essays on the importance of Ice Cube‘s “It Was a Good Day.”

“All Roads Lead to Gothham” Batman: Arkham Knight – Everything You Need to Know

Warner Brothers has delayed the game a couple of times. It’s now due out worldwide on June 23, 2015, unless the Joker throws a wrench in the works.

5 free, new mixtapes you need to download right now

Every day, dozens of free rap releases hit the Web. These are the moment’s most interesting and resonant—and this week they come to us via the benches of rap’s most successful teams.