“I’m a full-time artist; it’s how I make a living. And I do music that is socially conscious, so that means I don’t get played on the radio. That’s what’s been cool about social media: It’s kind of treated as democracy in terms of people deciding, OK, I like this.[…]
Wanted to share my new video, “Don’t Let Them Get Away With Murder” which is a collaboration with Harry Belafonte’s organization Sankofa.org. Unarmed people of color are being killed wholesale by police officers across the country. Their deaths are being ruled as homicides, yet no one is being held accountable.[…]
Jasiri X had the opportunity to host the 6th Annual Vigil honoring the life of Oscar Grant. Please listen to a few of Jasiri’s words at the event. Recorded by Ritch Hazel.