Patriotic Flix – Meet Jasiri X

In Griot, Music, News, Politics on July 14, 2010 at 4:57 pm

A few months ago, Tim Wise wrote a widely circulated article called, “Imagine if the Tea Party Was Black ” which challenged America to take a close look at the hypocrisy of the Right Wing. Now, a Pittsburgh rapper is accepting his challenge in true Hip-Hop form.

Thus a new vid from that PA[Politically Aware] kid was born:
What if the Tea Party was Black?”

JASIRI X says that he got the idea when Paradise, a member of the pro-black rap group X-Clan, forwarded him a copy of Wise’s article. “I saw the article and I liked the concept,” says the rapper. So he hit the studio with producer Cynik Lethal while Paradise grabbed his video camera and they went on their mission to defeat the Right Wing propaganda machine.

This isn’t his first controversial rodeo and it certainly won’t be his last
Jasiri X is making substantial music for more than “shaking your backs”.

If the Tea Party was black Right Wingers would be up in arms,
I’m Qui
Digging Jasiri X
and his informative HIP HOP Charms.

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