“Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. Speaking Tour ” on Saturday, November 7 at 7:00pm.
Event: Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. Speaking Tour “You Can Kill a Revolutionary But You Can’t Kill the Revolution!”” What: Fundraiser Start Time: Saturday, November 7 at 7:00pm End Time: Friday, November 13 at 9:00pm
Where: Oakland, Sonoma, Stanford, Diablo Valley College, Santa Cruz, San Francisco
What followed was one of the most incredible out pourings of support that I have ever seen on the internet for a new artist (and I have been on the internet promoting music since before MP3.com!) It brought a tear to my eye to see the way people stood up and represented for intelligent, conscious Hip-hop music that is Hot!
They keep saying that buffoonery and street/drug/murder music is what the people want to hear! I think that the entire conversation is showing that plenty of people are rebelling against the kinds of negative imagery and coon lyricism that BET and all these “HOT” whatever radio stations have been poisoning our youth with.
20 years ago the same kind of revolt took place leading up to the popularity of Public Enemy, X-Clan, KRS1, Poor Righteous Teachers etc…
By now everyone has read or heard about the Beanie Sigel getting at Jay-Z.. . In several widely read and heard interviews and a song Beanie expresses his discontent with the Jigga man. A couple of days ago in Montreal Jay-Z responded.. Here’s the video..