Browsing All posts tagged under »Israel«

One Man’s Keffiyeh

April 18, 2011


In the summer of 2010 I was invited to perform at a few festivals. One of the fests I was invited to drop conscious grassroots political hip-hop had me travel by bus and taxi which was no biggie for me. Despite such givens after eleven hours of straight traveling from Montreal, I finally reached the […]

eL Seed and the Palestinian Olive Tree – St-Henri Sugar Mill gets Lush Awakening

April 12, 2011


eL Seed and I met a while ago. We actually crossed over an upcoming Montreal show being done at Sino Shop on the East side of the city. I saw the flyer and immediately hit Seed up. We met a day later in which I brought my calligraphy sketches and shared them with him on […]

Talking to Yves – Palestinian Olive Products in the Plateau

April 11, 2011


Brosky Style Olives As some may may know, Yves is a Brosky. Before one reads any more, one may be questioning: “well, what the hell is a Brosky exactly?” One should delve more thoroughly into the Big Brosky article on Broskies to learn more. In any event, staying on topic, Yves is one of the […]

Montreal’s Plateau and the Palestinian Olive Grove

April 11, 2011


Olives, olives and more olives. There are so many wonderful things that can be made from olives and Big Brosky is not talking about cuisine nor rhymes. Chef Brosky and olives do go way back. There is no denying the fact that I love hip-hop and I do love olives and there is no doubt […]

Israel: Anti-boycott Bill Approved – Democracy?

February 21, 2011


Bill imposes fines on Israeli citizens who back, initiate boycottsagainst state. Left cries racism Mickey “Big Brosky” Boston is still beefin’ with Israel, ish is still Kosher. Despite the Kosher, the people want their beef Halal, but how do things get there when the region is so eff’d at this point? How long does the vicious cycle continue, […]

Newspaper Egypt 1954…Facebook/Twitter Egypt 2011

February 10, 2011


What happened in 1954? Last year Big Brosky (Mickey Boston) was reading Leila Khaled’s account of the struggle for “Arab Revolution” from the McGill library. There is an instance in which she storms out of her lecture, sent to the dean’s office for her rebellious political stance. As result, the chapter moves towards her being […]

Artists breaking the silence on Palestine

February 8, 2011


An article written by dear friend Stefan Christoff. Artists play a galvanizing role in shaping popular opinion on the defining issues of our time. Historic struggles for justice are often remembered at a grassroots level not by campaign slogans or political speeches but via artistic symbols. Art can capture both the human emotion and political energy […]