OLM News w/ Davey D Convo w/ Mark Gonzalez & H Samy Alim

The other day we sat down with two scholar activists, Mark Gonzales and Professor Samy Alim to talk about the lecture/performance series they are doing at Standford University called Occupy the Art..

The discussion we had covered a wide range of issues including the Trayvon Martin situation, the prison industrial complex and the recent 2pac Hologram revealed at the Coachella Music Festival..Both gentlemen offered up keen insights and gave us lots to grow on…Enjoy the roundtable

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ekuCm7Eitk

Our Coverage of the Global Hip Hop Conference at Stanford

OLMNews covers Stanford University’s global hip-hop Symposium where renowned author Jeff Chang, Stanford professor Samy Alim & Hip-Hop icon & activist Chuck D of Public Enemy who speak on the globalization of hip-hop and it’s effect on social & economic issues worldwide.

http://vimeo.com/23105736

OLMNews reporter Davey D speaks with Omar Offendum, Syrian American rapper, who along with other notable artists from around the globe, created a song that sparked a movement of solidarity with the people of Egypt and the middle east.

http://vimeo.com/23624908

Omar Offendum