#MusicStillMatters New Music: Wale – Groundhog Day (Poem)

You may remember Wale’s “Groundhog Day”, released back in December, which served as a response to J. Cole’s “False Prophets”. The MMG rapper decided to take the track and create an extended spoken word version.


(Video) 8th Grader’s “White Boy Privelege” Poem Is Going Viral

I don’t know how much you can really call it a poem, but either way it was extremely lucid and honest. Props to this kid, Royce Mann, who’s at least 13 or 14 and already is thinking like this.


NBA: Kobe Bryant Announces His Retirement With A Poem

Kobe Bryant’s storied career has ultimately and graciously come to an end. One of the best basketball players of all time announced his retirement Sunday in a poem, professing his love for basketball. Read the full story and the poem after the jump.


T.I.’s Spoken Word Poem Calls Out Black Lives Activists

Over the last few years we have witnessed numerous amount of killings as a result of police brutality in the African America community, which is the reason why the Black Lives Matter movement was started. On October 3rd, TV One aired the Triumph Awards and T.I. performed a surprise spoken word titled “United We Stand.” He showed his support and also expressed that social media is the only place where people are taking action. Do you agree? Read the full poem below…


AWWW! Mother-Daughter Love: Beyonce Writes A Poem For Blue Ivy

In Queen Bey’s recent photoshoot with CR Fashion Book, she composed a poem for her daughter, Blue Ivy. The poem, remixed by Pulitzer prize winner Forrest Grander, is titled “Bey the Light.” This heartfelt piece deals with topics, such as, pain and healing. Hit the jump to read the beautiful piece.


(Video) ESPYS: Drake Writes A Poem For Skylar Diggins — She Surprises Him & There’s A Kiss!

Well here was a surprise! Drake finally got to meet Skylar Diggins — in front of the world to see at the ESPYS. Check out what happened…


(Video) Woman Breaks Down Negative Stereo Types On “Big Girls”!

Poet Rachel Wiley delivered an empowering poem during the 2013 National Poetry Slam, highlighting many of the stereotypes hidden behind her weight. Wiley opened her poem “10 Honest Thoughts On Being Loved By A Skinny Boy” with an introduction to her relationship with a thin man, leading into societies negative perception of her weight. The moving and powerful ending will make you give her a standing ovation right from home, hit the jump for the performance!


LMAO! James Franco Writes A Poem… About Himself For His Birthday!

Lmao! Talk about excitement! James Franco writes a poem about himself for his 35th birthday, which just recently passed. See what he had to say about himself below!


Beyonce Has A Birthday Message For The First Lady

Beyonce and the First Lady have a special relationship, going back to President Obama’s first run in 2008. They’ve since collaborated on Michelle’s fitness campaign and Bey has written one of her infamous letters to her in the past. For her birthday today, Bey took to her Instagram with a special message. See what she said in the gallery. Marisa Mendez


Tyrese Pens Father’s Day Poem

Tyrese is another celebrity that has written a piece to celebrate Father’s Day. Read his Father’s Day poem entitled “My Back” after the jump. Gernique N


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