[video] Legal Aid organization under fire for Uncle Murda & Maino “Hands Up” (Eric Garner Tribute) video

Somebody is gonna take the fall for this in a big way. Glad this video is getting some media attention now. Where are all the free speech advocates rushing to defend them?

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A city-funded legal aid organization knowingly participated in a music video where artists rapped that it was “time to start k!lling these coppers” and pointed guns at a man dressed as an NYPD officer, the city’s Department of Investigation has found.
The Bronx Defenders, a criminal defense firm that receives about $20 million every year in public funding, let rappers Uncle Murda and Maino shoot portions of their “Hands Up” music video in their offices near Yankee Stadium and then tried to cover up its involvement, according to a DOI report.

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[Op-Ed] Is WorldStarHipHop a Counterfeit Operation?

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Came across this post, thought it would be of interest to some who know about these two entities…THE VIEWS EXPRESSED ARE NOT ENDORSED BY STREET KNOWLEDGE MEDIA!!!

World Star Hip Hop is the best site evar, because it hosts hardly anything other than videos of people making asses of themselves, and hip-hop-related pr0n. Should we give a shit that they aren’t technically allowed to post the vast majority of the videos on their site? I’m gonna go ahead and suggest that we shouldn’t, though I’m sure many will beg to differ.

Take for example eskay, proprietor of the venerable Nah Right. Here’s his response yesterday, in our Hip-Hop Ads email group (note that while this is a private group, the archives of our discussions are public and accessible to anyone on the Internets), to the news that “worldstarhiphop” was the 15th highest rising search term on Google yesterday, and that the name of the site has been one of the highest rising search terms of the past year, related to hip-hop.

I hope those slimy scumbags get shut down tomorrow.

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