NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
1.91
Timeslot: 
Session 3: Saturday, June 2nd: 2:00 - 3:50pm
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Event Organizer: 
Description: 
Sankara, Cabral, Mao, Castro, Kamahthi, Nkrumah, Baraka.... all knew the significance cultural revolution. Internationally acclaimed conscious activist from the Hip Hop Community will lead a panel to discuss how we can build a comprehensive Hip Hop development program that leads to heightened geopolitical awareness, elevated consciousness, awareness, self actualization resulting in a stronger Left movement for self-determination among oppressed youth of the global community. The panel will select lyrics from Hip Hop Songs written by artist on the panel as well as other conscious Hip Hop Artists and break them down into how they lay a blue print for a Left Movement for all the above.

Participants

Born in Cleveland, Ohio to Bessie Gwendolyn Jefferson and Louis Jefferson Sr. Bessie Gwendolyn Jefferson was born and raised in Selma, Alabama where she survived the border of “Bloody Lowndes County” and moved to Cleveland, Ohio after high school where she married Louis Jefferson Sr. Louis... Read more
Wise Intelligent is one of the greatest emcees to ever bless the mic. He was the lead Emcee of the world acclaimed revolutionary hip-hop group Poor Righteous Teachers and he has continued to frame a clear geopolitical narrative for African liberation through his lyrical genius. Wise Intelligent... Read more
Lowkey is an elevated conscious artivist and Global citizen seeking peace through human development and opposes all forms of imperialism, zionism and colonialism. Through his artistry and activistim he wages a cultural revolution to educate and inspire the oppressed people to organize and rise up... Read more
Rebel Diaz is a political hip hop duo out of the Bronx, NY and Chicago, IL consisting of the Chilean brothers Rodrigo Venegas (known as RodStarz) and Gonzalo Venegas (known as G1). In the tradition of “Nueva Canción Chilena”Rebel Diaz uses their music and unyielding social and political activism as... Read more
Rebel Diaz is a political hip hop duo out of the Bronx, NY and Chicago, IL consisting of the Chilean brothers Rodrigo Venegas (known as RodStarz) and Gonzalo Venegas (known as G1). In the tradition of “Nueva Canción Chilena”Rebel Diaz uses their music and unyielding social and political activism as... Read more