H. Rap Brown

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2013

    Four New York Rappers Before They Were Famous

    Nothing ever truly disappears from the internet--or so we're told. It's a rule that applies for a bunch of currently-feted New York rappers whose prior songs, images and MC monikers can still be found online in the nooks of outlets like SoundClick and YouTube. Here's a trek through the ages of the e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2013

    Obama Speech, Trayvon Protests Lure Rightbloggers Into Another Week of Hilarious Minority Outreach

    The George Zimmerman trial is over, but Trayvonmania continues. President Obama, who'd previously said that if he'd had a son, he'd look like Trayvon, last week went further, saying that the unarmed black kid shot dead in 2012 "could have been me 35 years ago." And over the weekend "Justice for Tra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    H. Rap Brown, Sheep Meadow Quarterback

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 11, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 48 Scenes by Howard Smith SHEEP MEADOW in Central Park is one of the most used pieces of real estate in Manhattan, and now that fall is here the football players have appeared on the horizon. They have ... More >>

  • Music

    July 6, 2004

    Black Enough For You

    A compilation makes history, and fiction, of the black power movement's greatest hits