History has shown us that voting on elections accomplishes next to nothing, and that real lasting revolutionary change is won through hard work, by real people self organizing, and not by elected politicians. Yet every four years, the spectacle of the Democrats VS Republicans entices millions and makes them forget these proven facts. Trap News is our friendly (and funny, we hope) reminder of this.
Jared Paul’s latest video, 8 Dollar Smoothie from the album Get my Ghost.
Our contribution to the Interference Archive’s “If a Song Could be Freedom” series.
Some of our favorite rappers Alas and Savage Fam drop another mental bomb with “Go Away”
Even though this came out over a year ago, this trace by Dead Prez, Yasiin Bey and mikeflo is as timely as ever.
Jarred Paul rocks “Six is Nine” from what looks like a living room show, pushing us to smash the banks while rejecting liberals who “talk shit then run and hide”.
No rap group in the scene at the moment is hitting the issues of colonization, genocide and indigeneity with the lyrical dexterity of Savage Fam.
MC SOLE pays homage to anarcha-feminist Emma Goldman
Calle 13 is a rap group that takes their name form “street 13” in the Conquistador neighborhood in Puerto Rico. This track is Querido FBI, or “Dear FBI”, an angry tirade against the federales, after they murdered fugitive bank robbing revolutionary, and local hero, Filiberto Ojeda, in a Ruby Ridge style shootout.