In honor of Trayvon Martin, the hip hop dream team of dead prez, Mike Flo and Yasiin Bey - p/k/a Mos Def - assembled to let a few bars loose over Nas' classic, "Made You Look." The resulting tribute, "Made You Die," is even more powerful when accompanied by video, in which all three wear hoodies to show their solidarity. Lyrics like, "Now let's put it all in perspective / before the outrage burns out misdirected / what can we do so our community's protected?" encourage listeners to be more more proactive and to do more than just protest.
In a move that could have repercussions on the fracking industry nationwide, Manchester in northwest England has announced that it is effectively banning the practice.