Friday, July 30, 2010
"God damn it!!! Yes I'm frustrated! Frustrated that we are still trying to figure out what is important to allocate money for in our city, frustrated cause we have the same damn conversation every year! Invest in the people, be mindful of the state of the communities at large, know our position in the rankings of this nation and let's work together to be better, bigger and something more than we have ever been before. How long will we allow political and personal agendas dictate the policies? Is there no pride in the liberties and freedoms that America stands for? Where is the integrity? I am far from perfect and I know the ills of temptation and the malcontent for the way things are. BUT COME ON PEOPLE! Can we stop allowing politics to ruin human progress!!! What help do you need to create this budget?"
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Rocky does it again reppin for the females in her song "Trick Habit" (prod. by 6fingers). The song is ode to all the dudes that think it's cool to manipulate the ladies for their own boyish exploits to the karma that might up getting shot straight into his eye ;).
I can't wait for the full video, with the homegirl's IrieEyez, Mayra, Tasha, looking fly as ever and the cast of hotties they chose for the male support. It's about to be something you've never seen before. Talent meets hard work and an all star team now that's a deadly combo.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
"...this project is me paying my dues to Hip-Hop,"and that it is. J. Billion's music is often found slapping in the head phones of the young party going, street wearing, tattooed, aspiring tycoon, letting lose. But in The Movement, Billion is challenged with telling the story of growth and evolution on a more humble and human level, sans the name in flashing lights, just the man and his mic. Pushing J.Billion's content to ascend.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Ethos and Pathos used to hang out eveyday, but then life made them go their own sepreate ways. Thanks to Technology they still convers about life.
Monday, July 19, 2010
Community advocate and organizer, and inspiration Nancy Pili sent her update on her latest undertaking, thought I'd share:
If you'd like to find out more about the mural project:
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After two successful mural tours through Latin America the U.S., TYS intends to continue its work of community exchange and arts education. TYS is strengthening our commitment to building a global movement to amplify the voice of communities in struggle. TYS utilizes its talent and skills to tell the stories of communities on the edge of survival.
This summer, TYS will embark on a one month mural tour of the Philippine Islands. While much media coverage has been given to many recent tragedies that have devastated communities in Haiti and other places, the Filipino people are still recovering from the massive devastation in 2009 of Typhoon Ondoy. TYS is helping revitalization by creating murals on the walls and painting the world we want to live in.
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In the Struggle and Solidarity,