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The Oakland poet’s new Dated Emcees chronicles her adventures as a young woman in the heyday of hip-hop.
By Sarah Burke for The East Bay Express
Youth Radio celebrated the Golden State Warriors’ historic 73 wins by creating an original song and music video.
Song written and performed by: Young Major
Directed by: Chaz Hubbard
Filmed by: Riley Lockett, Sayyid Abdel-Qawi, Will Flattery-Vickness, Liam Cochrane, Chaz Hubbard
Edited by: Max Aviles and Chaz Hubbard
Instrumental produced by: V
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“To me, freedom is personal. It’s not something that can be defined by someone else. And it cannot be taken by someone else.”
– Jennifer Johns
Oakland musician/MC Kev Choice takes us on the beginning of his journey from The Bay Area to Bogota, Colombia. Shot and edited on iPhone 6.
Music-“Another World” by Kev Choice x Trackademicks x 1-O.A.K.
“You need not leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen…learn to become quiet, and still, and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice; it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.”-Franz Kafka
Oz’ Blog is written by Camie Bontaites, Creative Content Producer at Chabot Space Center, Oakland.
Wesley Grubbs founded Pitch Interactive, with over 19 years of experience in the interactive industry. Wes is in charge of technical and creative direction and managing all crucial aspects that define the project scope, client expectations, deliverables and story telling. He holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems and a Bachelor’s degree in International Economics from the University of Arkansas. Built upon his life experiences, education and his innate interest in the brain and cognition, Wes’ work focuses on revealing patterns about human behavior and how our actions impact our surroundings.