[video] Spike Lee: Post-Racial America is “Bullshit”

Spike speaks on race in America, social media’s role in uprisings across the world, and his thoughts on police brutality.

Director Spike Lee on race in America: “If you’re African-American in this country, you know what the deal is.” Fusion’s Jorge Ramos spoke to Lee about his latest documentary “I Can’t Breathe,” problems with the NYPD, race in America and the impact of social media on his projects.What do you think?

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Jay-Z Goes Post-Racial, “There Is No Such Thing As Black Music”

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Hip-Hop mogul Jay-Z has reportedly shared his post-concert thoughts on fused music genres after a performance at the University of Arizona earlier this week alongside Kelly Clarkson and Third Eye Blind.

“On the show as well were Third Eye Blind and Kelly Clarkson,” Jay explained. “I thought that to be the oddest pairing ever but, soon realized, it’s what I’ve always professed. There is no such thing as black music or white music only good or bad music. It’s stupid cool to like things that are not like you, and that goes for outside of music. If you’re an African American you can have a Jewish friend…I think concerts like this should happen more often…I’m putting that into the universe..next up Taylor Swift and Uncle Murda!!” (Rap Radar)

Jay was announced to headline the “Last Smash Platinum Blast” concert earlier this year.

The lineup for the first concert at Arizona Stadium since 1977 is literally one of a kind. The April 29 concert will feature Jay-Z, Kelly Clarkson, Third Eye Blind and The Veronicas. You won’t see the lineup for this concert anywhere else, as it’s not part of any tour. Presented by the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, it’s a one-night-only show. (Arizona Daily Star) Continue reading