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MSNBC Paints NRA As Anti-Black, Ignores Defense of Black Gun Owners

April 15th, 2018 3:45 PM
On Sunday's AM Joy, during a discussion of her interview with pro-gun liberal rapper Killer Mike, host Joy Reid suggested that the NRA had railed against President Barack Obama because he is black, and MSNBC contributor Toure Neblett accused the pro-gun group of not doing anything to defend minority gun owners. The segment seemed oblivious to a recent video released by NRA TV's…

MSNBC Host Pushes Rap Song Celebrating Death of Reagan

July 18th, 2012 9:13 AM
If you are a rapper trying to win the approval of an MSNBC host, what do you do? Simple. Tweet him your song celebrating the death of Ronald Reagan. On July 17, 2012, rapper Killer Mike tweeted Toure, host of MSNBC’s 3 PM show The Cycle, boasting to Toure about his song “Reagan,” which ends with the words “I’m glad Reagan dead.” Toure rewarded him…

NPR Promotes Rapper Who's Glad Reagan's Dead, Since He Introduced Coca

June 19th, 2012 8:22 PM
On Tuesday’s Morning Edition, National Public Radio promoted an Atlanta rapper named “Killer Mike” and his “politically charged” song called “Reagan.” Somehow, they left out that Atlanta-based "artist" Michael Render ends the song with “I’m glad Reagan dead” and regurgitates the old conspiracy theory that Reagan and…

WashPost Music Critic Urges Readers to Check Out Rapper's Pro-Qadhafi

May 22nd, 2012 5:45 PM
In her May 22 "Singles File" -- described as "A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind" -- Washington Post music critic Allison Stewart suggested readers might want to download the new single "Reagan" by rap artist Killer Mike. "The Obama years haven't been fruitful ones for sociopolitically minded rappers, at least until now,"…