Hands Up! REVOLT Gives A History Of Unarmed Police Shooting Victims

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It’s no secret that the killing of unarmed people at the hands of police happens much too often. To shed light on this epidemic, REVOLT has decided to give a brief history of many unjust tragedies that led to loss of life… at the hands of police. Check it out after the jump.

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‘SNL’ Announcer, Don Pardo Dies At 96

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“It’s Saturday Night Live,” is a phrase we’re use to hearing on the popular day of the week. The voice behind the saying came from Don Pardo who passed away last evening in his Tucson, AZ home while sleeping.

Pardo began working at NBC in 1944, was SNL’s opener voice for 38 of 39 seasons, had a stint on Jeopardy that lasted 11 seasons and pretty much worked until the day of his passing. Pardo and his voice will me missed. RIP! Hit the jump for more.

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REVOLT Documents The 1-Year Anniversary Of Big Sean’s “Control”

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Can you believe it? It’s been 1 year since one of hip-hop’s most influential songs dropped right here on IFWT; Big Sean’s “Control” featuring Kendrick Lamar and Jay Electronica. If you all recall, Kendrick Lamar shook the game up with his controversial verse where he name dropped a lot of people’s favorite rapper, saying, “I got love for you all but I’m tryna murder you n-—-s /Tryna make sure your core fans never heard of you n-—-s /They don’t want to hear not one more noun or verb from you n-—-s.” In light of K. Dot’s game-changer, REVOLT has taken a retrospective look at the aftermath of the verse — from Jay Electronica’s thoughts, to Drake’s. Check it out after the jump.

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Robin Williams’ Sons Zak & Cody Speak On Their Father’s Death

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As soon as news broke that Robin Williams committed suicide, everyone from fans to celebrities and even daughter, Zelda immediatly released a statment. Williams’ sons Cody and Zak are now releasing a statement into how they’re dealing with things. Check it out down bottom.

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(Video) REVOLT Presents “Hands Up” Mini Documentary Regarding The Killing Of Mike Brown!

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As the nation weighs in on the death of the killing of unarmed Mike Brown by cops in Ferguson, Missouri, REVOLT has hit the street in an attempt to document the uprising and protest by residents. The video allows the residents to also recount what they saw happen regarding the incident that left the young man dead. Check it out after the jump.

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Questlove Talks Running Into Robin Williams On An Elevator For The First Time

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As the news of Robin Williams’ suicide continues to linger on minds, the people who knew him best reminisce. The Roots’ own Questlove jogs down memory lane as he posts to Instagram, Williams as Mork from the famed Mork and Mindy Show with an awesome story of the two’s first meeting.

Check it out down bottom.

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(Video) Conan O’Brien Becomes Informed Of Robin Williams’ Passing During Late Night Show’s Taping

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Many of us were in an unusual spot when we found out that beloved actor, Robin Williams had committed suicide. A long-time friend of the comedian, Conan O’ Brien was in the middle of taping his Monday night show when he received the news and announced it to his audience. “This is absolutely shocking and horrifying and so upsetting on every level,” he says.

Watch as Conan does his best to keep it together down bottom.

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More Details Revealed On Robin Williams’ Suicide; Plus Dante Basco (aka “Rufio”) Pens Tribute Letter

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After learning of legendary actor Robin Williams’ death by apparent suicide last night, more details are being revealed. Robin had hung himself inside of his home early yesterday morning, but did not leave a note. He had been struggling with a deep depression as of late, and though he went back to rehab just last month, he was “too far gone” by that time. Law enforcement will be holding a news conference today at 2pm EST/11am PST, so we’ll have more for you then.

Below, Robin’s “Hook” co-star Dante Basco, who played Rufio alongside Robin’s Peter Pan, pens a heartfelt letter in Robin’s memory. Bangarang!

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#DJFunkFlexApp Download: DJ Mister Cee – James Brown “Get On Up” Tribute Mix Pt. 2

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Previously Mister Cee hit us with part 1 of his James Brown “Get On Up” tribute mix. Take a listen to part 2 of this great tribute after the jump!

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#DJFunkFlexApp Download: DJ Mister Cee – James Brown “Get On Up” Tribute Mix Pt. 1

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Mister Cee is back with another tribute mix! This time, to the late great James Brown. Take a listen to the James Brown “Get On Up” tribute mix part 1 after the jump

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