Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick’s Lawyer Calls Jay-Z’s Deal With NFL “Cold-Blooded”

Jay-Z and Roc Nation's deal with the NFL has angered many of those who stand with Colin Kaepernick, who took a knee for social injustice back…
Michael Saponara, Billboard / August 21, 2019

Freddie Gibbs Supports Jay-Z’s NFL Deal, Says “Fuck Colin Kaepernick”

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation signed a deal last week to advise the NFL on its live music productions and social justice issues. This was immediately contentious,…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / August 19, 2019

Jay-Z Defends NFL Deal with Roc Nation, Talks Kaepernick

A day after Jay-Z announced that his Roc Nation company was partnering with the NFL, the rap icon explained that he still supports protesting, kneeling…

Cardi B Confirms She Declined Super Bowl Halftime Performance in Solidarity With Colin Kaepernick

Back in December, numerous outlets reported that Cardi B would not be performing at the Super Bowl halftime show in a gesture of solidarity with…
Rob Arcand / February 2, 2019

Colin Kaepernick’s Attorney Says Maroon 5 Is Crossing the “Picket Line”

Controversy over Maroon 5's decision to perform during halftime at this year's Super Bowl continues with Colin Kaepernick's attorney Mark Geragos criticizing frontman Adam Levine's comments explaining why his…
Tosten Burks / February 1, 2019

Colin Kaepernick Doesn’t Seem to Approve of Travis Scott’s Super Bowl Halftime Performance

Yesterday, Variety reported that Travis Scott had partially agreed to perform at the Halftime Show---a gig reportedly rejected by other rappers and pop stars in…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 16, 2019

Travis Scott Consulted Colin Kaepernick About Super Bowl Performance: Report

Travis Scott spoke at least once with exiled quarterback Colin Kaepernick about the rapper's scheduled halftime performance with Maroon 5 at this year's NFL Super Bowl, Variety reports. A source…
Tosten Burks / January 15, 2019

How Do We Know Scott Walker’s Bitmoji Isn’t Kneeling During the Anthem?

The NFL season is set to begin tonight, and thanks in part to Colin Kaepernick's new Nike ads, the usual gang of conservative grandstanders, apple-polishers,…
Maggie Serota / September 6, 2018

EA Apologizes for Censoring Colin Kaepernick’s Name From Big Sean Verse in Madden NFL 19

Video game company Electronic Arts has denied that it intentionally censored Colin Kaepernick's name from a Big Sean verse it licensed for the new video game Madden NFL 19. In the…
Ezra Marcus / August 3, 2018

Kendrick Lamar Talks Kanye, Colin Kaepernick, Pulitzer Prize, and More in New Interview

Kendrick Lamar is the subject of a new cover story by Lisa Robinson in Vanity Fair. In the story, Robinson follows the rapper on a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 28, 2018

Beyoncé Surprises Colin Kaepernick to Present Him With Sports Illustrated’s Legacy Award

Beyoncé made a surprise appearance at Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year Awards to present exiled quarterback Colin Kaepernick the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. "Colin took action with…
Tosten Burks / December 6, 2017

Erykah Badu Took a Knee for Colin Kaepernick at the Soul Train Awards

Last night at the 2017 Soul Train Awards, host Erykah Badu opened the show by taking a knee in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick. "Kap, we appreciate…
Monique Melendez / November 27, 2017

Colin Kaepernick Says Meek Mill Is “Humbled by the Support”

Meek Mill has garnered a large amount of public support after he was sentenced to 2-4 years in state prison, including from Jay-Z, A$AP Ferg, basketball…
Brian Josephs / November 20, 2017

Meek Mill Receives Support From Colin Kaepernick; FBI Reportedly Investigating Case

Yesterday on Instagram, Colin Kaepernick posted a note of support for Meek Mill, who was recently sentenced to two to four years in jail for violating probation. The blacklisted NFL quarterback posted…
Liz Cantrell / November 14, 2017

Jay-Z on NFL Anthem Protests: “It’s About Injustice”

On Sunday, Jay-Z's 4:44 tour made its way to Miami, where he took a moment to make another political statement. The star dedicated his speech to…
Brian Josephs / November 13, 2017
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