Jasiri X

During Wednesday's edition of NewsOne Now, hip-hop artist and activist Jasiri X spoke with Roland Martin about Cannon's "Too Broke To Vote" video that has caused quite a stir on social media and sparked a heated debate over the virtues of voting.

Updated Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 9:48 p.m. Tuesday afternoon hundreds of protesters shut down the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City for a period, according to RT.com.  They had marched from Union Square in lower Manhattan, down to City Hall and New York Police Department headquarters before heading over the iconic bridge connecting the […]

Jasiri X is not your ordinary rapper. The revolutionary MC and activist is known for using his platform to raise awareness about institutionalized racism and…

Politically active rapper and activist Jasiri X is not shy about speaking out about racism, police brutality, and a host of other issues that plague the Black and Latino community. The Pittsburgh native has also challenged the NYPD’s “Stop And Frisk” law and has previously taken aim at the Tea Party and other targets. His […]

Politically-minded rapper Jasiri X has teamed with NewsOne’s own Elon James White to create a new music video that gives young people of color the “#10 Frisk Commandments,” advice to live by in the current era of “stop & frisk.” Says White: I often joke about how my knowledge of what to do when I’m […]