Hip Hop week in Review: Childish Gambino, Spotify "Hateful Conduct" Policy And the Great T of the Death of
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HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Childish Gambino released a music video for "This Is America," creatively encapsulation of what it is to live in the united states is the same as that in 2018. Spotify also launched a "hateful conduct" policy and had R. Kelly and XXXTENTACION the music removed from its play lists. Finally, Houston lost's "Million Dollar Hook Man," Big T, known for his contributions in Lil Troy 1999 hit "I Want to Be A Baller," after you have suffered a heart attack.
Childish Gambino Offers A Convincing "This Is America" Music Video
Childish Gambino upped the ante with their art with the release of their politically charged music video for "This Is America". The visual creative represents what life is like in the united states 2018: accessible technology, coupled with the instant gratification of social media likes to distract attention from social issues such as racism and gun violence.
"This Is America" makes use of a common system of ad-libs from today's most popular rap stars like Young Thug, 21 Wild, Thin Jxmmi, BlocBoy JB and Quavo. Also features TDE princess SZA in the video. Since its launch, the video has accumulated more than 100 million views on YouTube.
The video has obvious symbolism along the addresses, and the state of the united States, politically and socially.
Lea DX of the deconstruction of Childish Gambino "This Is America" here.
Spotify Removes R. Kelly & XXXTENTACION Of Your Playlists
The Time of the movement of an employee #MuteRKelly campaign and asked all the greats of the corporation associated with it to stop doing business with him, and it seems that Spotify has taken a step up to the plate by the removal of their music, their curated playlists under its new "hateful conduct" of the policy.
"We are removing R. Kelly in the music all Spotify owned and operated playlists and algorithmic recommendations as to Discover Weekly," Spotify said in a statement. "His music will sti