Trayvon Martin

Video: Black Thought – “Rest in Power”

Black Thought, MC and frontman of The Roots, has released a new song entitled "Rest in Power" in conjunction with the forthcoming documentary series produced…
Israel Daramola / July 24, 2018

Watch the First Full-Length Trailer for Jay-Z’s Trayvon Martin Miniseries

The first full-length trailer for Paramount Network's upcoming Trayvon Martin docuseries, produced by Jay-Z, is here. Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story features six installments and is scheduled…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 3, 2018

Jay-Z Speaks At Trayvon Martin Peace Walk In Miami

Rapper Jay-Z brought his star power to a Florida peace rally in memory of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, who would have turned 23 this month.
Associated Press / February 10, 2018

Jay Z and the Weinstein Company Are Making a Film and TV Documentary About Trayvon Martin’s Death

The Weinstein Company and Jay Z are working on two major projects with Jay about the murder of Trayvon Martin, Variety reports. Jay Z will produce a six-part docu-series about Martin's…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 24, 2017

Rick Ross Lamely Defends ‘Mastermind’ Trayvon Martin Lyric

Rick Ross' new album Mastermind isn't out until March 4, but you can stream it now, and the Miami rap impresario is already addressing criticism…
Marc Hogan / February 27, 2014

Rick Ross Imagines Himself as a Gun-Toting Trayvon Martin in ‘I Wonder Why’

Rick Ross' latest musical foray "I Wonder Why" begins with a rant against "all these niggas taking Instagrams and selfies," and ends with courtroom audio…
Dan Reilly / July 29, 2013

Jay Z and Kanye West Probably Aren’t Boycotting Florida, Sorry

This is why we can't have nice things. Last week, Stevie Wonder took the higher ground and vowed not to play anywhere that has a…
Marc Hogan / July 23, 2013

Back to the Grill Again: Trayvon Martin in the Court of Public Opinion

Within days of Trayvon Martin's killing at the hands of neighborhood-watch volunteer George Zimmerman, the 17-year-old's story became, in part, a story about how he…
Brandon Soderberg / July 17, 2013

Bruce Springsteen Pays Rousing Tribute to Trayvon Martin in Concert

Bruce Springsteen honored Trayvon Martin with an emotional performance Tuesday night in Limerick, Ireland. As the Star-Ledger was first to report, the show was the New…
Marc Hogan / July 17, 2013

Musicians’ Tributes to Trayvon Martin, Like the Verdict, Offer Little Satisfaction

On Saturday night, July 13, George Zimmerman was acquitted in last year's shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old African-American, in Sanford, Florida. Martin,…
Marc Hogan / July 15, 2013

Musicians Rally Around Death of Trayvon Martin

As Vibe reports, Frank Ocean, Diddy, Swizz Beatz, Nelly, Ludacris, and Jamie Foxx have all posted photos of themselves wearing hooded sweatshirts on their social…
Devon Maloney / March 26, 2012