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The Photograph that Inspired the Writing of “America.”

December 28, 2011

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Cpl. Kareem Rashad Sultan Khan was just fourteen years old when 9/11 happened. Residing in New Jersey, Khan waiting to be of age to finally serve the United States and head out to Iraq where he passed away in Baquba. This was the photograph that Mickey Boston crossed published in The New Yorker that prompted […]

“America” the Lyrics, the Context, the Struggle

December 23, 2011

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December 17th, 2011 is a date that states that it is rather “safe” to say that the war in Iraq has “officially ended.” While some say that there was anything between 103 000 and 116 000 civilian deaths, truth be told, it is very likely this figure is a bit more higher. As I write […]

America: Cover-Art by Regimental Oneton

December 19, 2011

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“America” Cover-Art by Regimental Oneton “AMERICA” Cover-Art by Regimental Oneton http://regimentaloneton.blogspot.com/ I reached out to Montreal artist Regimental Oneton for a work of art that would capture the words and sense of “America”—the track written and performed by myself. In essence, I reached out to Regimental without hesitation, this was the exact artist I wanted […]

New Zealand Police on Graffiti Art

December 17, 2011

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My boy Regimental Oneton does not like the term “Graffiti.” To this day it’s still a term that I do not use around the artist himself and as matter of fact never considered it until he pointed it out to me in our 2011 interview. Since then we’ve knocked out quite a few projects together […]