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GAME RELEASES NEW TRACK 'DON'T SHOOT'

theGRIO REPORT - While J. Cole was among the first rappers to address Ferguson and the shooting death of 18-year-old Mike Brown on record, the majority of the hip hop community has been relatively silent... Cali emcee Game aims to change that...

Nelly joins Ferguson protests

theGRIO REPORT - Rapper and native to St. Louis Nelly, has been under heavy scrutiny, mainly from social media and #blacktwitter for his delayed response to the Ferguson protest following the killing of unarmed teen, Michael Brown...

GOAPELE SITS DOWN WITH THEGRIO

theGRIO EXCLUSIVE - Oakland songstress, Goapele has made some of Neo souls more memorable songs since the early 2000's and now the woman born Goapele Mohlabane is ready to take the next step in her career...