Category Archives: Activism

Carolina to Congo Success!

A few months back we posted to congratulate Pierce + Apple Juice Kid on the successful funding of the Congo Beat Making Lab. The results are in and the project looked amazing. Well done, fellas! (link via Okayafrica)Continue Reading

Red Ribbon Throwdown this Saturday

Party with a purpose and celebrate the progress that Chapel Hill has made in eliminating AIDS in their community. Red Ribbon Throwdown features us, Chit Nasty, The Black Experience and Birds and Arrows at The Thrill at Hectors on Franklin Street this Saturday at 7PM. $5 cover.Continue Reading

The Beast x KidZNotes x Sacrificial Poets hosted by Flanders Gallery & Raleigh Denim

The Beast, Sacrificial Poets & KidZNotes perform Saturday November 19th, 7PM at Flanders Gallery in Raleigh. This benefit concert is co-hosted by Raleigh Denim and Flanders Gallery – $10 suggested donation (promo video by Alex Sierra). *UPDATE: free beer and wine provided by Flanders Gallery. Facebook Event.Continue Reading

Hip Hop and Community Empowerment

Check out my lecture on Hip Hop and Community Empowerment this Sunday September 18th at the downtown Durham library, as part of their Humanities Lecture Series 3PM-4:30PM. Here’s the press release – I’m pretty sure it’s free.Continue Reading

A reason to come to school

Dope article about our hip hop and spoken word after school program here in Durham called Poetic Justice. Shouts to The Duke Chronicle for publishing this… PS congratulations Tar Heels for clinching the ACC tonight!Continue Reading