The video, which places Von Pea and Donwill in a desolate landscape with 6th Sense on the keys, deals with the idea of lost connections and uncertainty in life. Von Pea explains, "To me ... the video represents the lost/empty feeling we all feel at times when dealing with an adversity." Donwill adds his take on the video's overall vibe stating, "It's what the serenity associated with death feels like, visually."
This event is inspired by Lupe Fiasco's Grammy nominated album Food and Liquor. It takes participants on our journey of traveling and shopping at the a local food and liquor store in Lupe’s former East Garfield Park neighborhood located in a current day food desert. At the beginning of the journey participants will pay homage to youth who lost their lives on the path to the Food & Liquor Store at 111 N. Kedzie. Participants will arrive at the venue to take a brief tour of the store and head over to the final stop at kedzie and lake to engage in dialogue experience youth performances and sample healthy alternatives.
The Lupe Fiasco Foundation provides inner city youth ages 10-24 with comprehensive positive youth development programming that embodies youth empowerment, capacity building and artistic expression. For more information on Food Dessert: A Food and Liquor Store Tour, please contact The Lupe Fiasco Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow the Lupe Fiasco Foundation on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to stay updated on all foundation events.
Marco Polo f/ Large Professor, Inspectah Deck, O.C. & Tragedy "Astonishing"
Courtesy Matt B.
After generating tremendous momentum this summer with his free LP, Newport Authority 2, Marco Polo returns to offer up the highly anticipated sequel, PA2: The Director’s Cut, which is the culmination of thousands of hours of creative energy, manpower, crate-digging, knob-twisting, Newport-smoking and coffee-bingeing, to create an impeccable infrastructure of music that will resonate with hip-hop fans across the world.
Mic Crenshaw and Dead Prez debuted their collaboration 'Superheroes' this past spring, hitting #2 on rapattacklives single charts. Now they return with a powerful music video to go with it. Directed and produced by Payam Sadri and Kevin Hasenkopf of Salmon 109, the video speaks to the true everyday “Superheroes” that support their families, guiding them to help tackle the current and future problems facing the planet.
"Dub Season" is produced by M. Slago and clocks in at nearly 10 minutes. It features Dallas Fort Worth's finest including: Playdough, Freddie Bruno, Wushu, Travii the 7th, Keynote, Bavu Blakes, Pikhasso, Molek Ular, DJ Sean P, Moses Uvere and several others.