The DX Digest for Tuesday (April 18) has J.Period’s new single, “Rise Up!” featuring Black Thought of The Roots, Posdnuos of De La Soul, Pharoahe Monch and singer Joss Stone nabbing the crown, while Freeway’s collaboration with Dave East, “Hold The Fort Down,” rides shotgun. Flatbush Zombies and Snoop Dogg’s remix of “Still Palm Trees,” AD & Sorry JayNari’s “Leakin” video with Wiz Khalifa, and Snoop Dogg’s signee Clay James and his new single, “100,” with twin rappers Double Barrellz round out the Top 5. Scroll further down for music from Rome Fortune, The Boy Illinois, Money Man and Birdman, Kyle Rapps and Scrilla King.

J. period f. Black thought, posdnuos & Pharoahe monch – “Rise up!”

Brooklyn DJ/producer J. Period has recruited some of Hip Hop’s finest for the politically charged single, “RISE UP!” which features Black Thought, Pharoahe Monch, Posdnuos and singer Joss Stone. Touching on the current presidency, the song serves as a call for justice, unity, equality, diversity and empathy. Considering the title of the track, it makes sense each artist is trying to evoke a sense of social responsibility for people to truly wake up and take action. The song is

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