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Thursday, August 10, 2006

Hiphop Documentary This Saturday

Posted by on August 10 at 10:10 AM

After you enjoy the feature package on the state of hiphop in this week’s issue, you may also be interested in:

Letter to the President is a feature documentary, narrated by Snoop Dogg, about the rise of the Republican right wing in America and how its policies have affected black communities. It also examines the role of hiphop music as a voice for the disenfranchised and its role as social and political commentary. Featuring Immortal Technique, Quincy Jones, David Banner, Juvenile, Saigon, Eazy E, Tavis Smiley, Chuck D, Mystic, 50 Cent, KRS-One, and others.

Live performances to follow the film, featuring dRED.i, the Rebels, and others. Hosted by Piece on Saturday, August 12, at 2:30 p.m. Admission is FREE. Central Cinema, 1411 21st Avenue at Union Street.

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The racist Seattle Weakly would not put a Hip Hop act on the cover. Hip Hop artists are the most oppressed musicians in the world. Even Oprah is trying to oppress Hip Hop. Everyone see this film to help fight oppression.

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