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Artist Spotlight: Fascious

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Fascious Brings Hip Hop Theater to El Barrio Anthony Martinez from the Bronx is a self-described “Hip-Hop Head” who is better known by his pseudonym Fascious. His mission is to promote Hip Hop Theater, telling and dramatizing what he calls the untold stories of the Hip Hop Generation. Tonight you can catch Fascious in action when he performs his one-man Hip Hop Theater show “Penumbra” at Cemi Underground in NYC’s El Barrio. Just like a poet, Fascious breaks down what every letter in his name represents. “Each letter symbolizes several words beginning with that same letter, which collectively defines the essence of its meaning,” he says. F is for the final fatal fights for freedom facing fickle fears frozen from finicky feelings forcefully fenced. A is for the anticipation of Armageddon, awaiting are agents, apostles and after-life arrangements. Allocating Anthony Alphabetic acrobatics ascending authenticity…admire an angel’s anatomy S is for the Schizophrenic suicidal side separ

Boricua Hip-Hop Activist Rosa Clemente Runs for VP of the US in Green Party Ticket

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The Green Party, which captured less than 1 percent of the vote in the last U.S. presidential election, has chosen the former Democratic Representative Cynthia McKinney. McKinney's running mate for the November election is vice presidential candidate Rosa Clemente, a hip-hop artist and activist who is boricua. Here's an entry posted in www.greensforgreens.org : Cynthia McKinney Wins Green Party Presidential Nomination Cynthia McKinney won the Green Party of the United States presidential nomination at the July 12 GP-US Convention in Chicago. McKinney, a former Member of Congress from Georgia, received 313 of 532 first round votes to earn nomination by Greens delegates from across the country excited that she will be their standard bearer this year. Hip-hop activist and journalist Rosa Clemente was selected to be the vice-presidential candidate of the Greens. McKinney served six terms representing DeKalb County’s 4th Congressional District before moving to California and b