Tuesday, 2 November 2010
X-Clan at the 37th Universal Zulu Nation Anniversary NYC 12-14 Nov. 2010
Flyer designed by Ahki Sen One UZN over at the http://seehowitsounds.blogspot.com
X-Clan were the pinnacle of the Conscious Hip-Hop movement with regards to imagery, production and structure. The Brooklyn based group fused Education with Funk, to represent a new Pan-African cultural shift in the Hip-Hop Movement, which also included artists like Jungle Brothers, Brand Nubian, Lakim Shabazz, Public Enemy, BDP King Sun and many others.
Hip-Hop is "a lifestyle, not a Death-style" - Paradise Gray X-Clan/Universal Zulu Nation/Blackwatch Movement activist breaking down the Universal Zulu Nation, the negative aspects of music industry, and the "inclusiveness of Hip-Hop Culture". Must see!!!
More info at www.zulunation.com
Hip-Hop Journalist, Radio DJ and Activist Davey D (not to be confused with Def Jam recording artist of the same name) discussing the lopsided and suspect marketing practices within the music industry,
DaveyD and Paradise "Grey" X are part of a a grass roots group called 1Hood more info can be found here