“Real journalism is publishing something someone else does not want published – the rest is just public relations.” George Orwell
With so much drama in the world today in our communities on both macro and micro levels, it’s always strange to see the news or people that claim to be journalists talking about all kinds of silly things and never what’s going on. The Firing Squad is here to take aim at all that is wrong with the world, starting with our own communities. Three men of color with no censor and no objectives but truth, justice and common sense. Each episode will deal with hot-button issues with honesty, straight talk, and humor whenever possible . No personality is untouchable, and no one is spared the venom, or the praise whenever fit.
This week, the Firing Squad took square aim at dream hampton and the whole Nas ghostwriting fiasco. Did it have to go like this? What was her motivation? What does this mean to Nas’ legacy and to HIp-Hop in general? We thoroughly look at the issue from many sides and go hard in the paint on a special extended episode fo the firing squad. Run for cover.
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