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Occupation Freedom (Movement Music)

by Global Block Collective

Powerful, Raw, and Inspirational that Captures the Original Spirit of Activism, Love and Hopefulness at the core of Hip Hop Culture and Peoples Movements Everywhere. This is Movement Music.
Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap: Hip Hop
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1. Occupation Freedom
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2. All Streets
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3. Block By Block
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4. Politic so Hard
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5. Our City (feat. Matt Guitarmy)
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6. Everybody Wanna Fly
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7. Free and Unified
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8. We Do It (feat. Kima, Lupa, Kino K, Mary Hellen & Radio MC)
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9. Matrix
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Who We Are:
Global Block Collective is a HIp Hop group featuring husband and wife MC duo, George Rithm Martinez and Clara Sylara Guerrero, and consists of ad-hoc members from around the world.

Rithm is a pioneering MC/ educator and political activist, and was the #UnsignedHype (Ground Zero) in the Source Magazine. He is the 1st Hip Hop artist elected to political office in New York. He is the 2nd Hip Hop Ambassador for the US Department of State and has conducted Hip Hop diplomacy missions around the world. In 2012, he ran for the US House of Representatives with a Occu/Hip Hop inspired, grassroots campaign called Bum Rush The Vote earning a Village Voice cover story.

Sylara is a founding member of the Global Block Collective and in 2012 was featured on Illest Female Rappers Volume 19. She has performed with GBC throughout the world and aims to inspire women and mothers everywhere to keep striving for their dreams!

About This Album:
The songs recorded on this album were developed and inspired through front line experiences as Hip Hop activists-artists from the within the convergence movement known as Occupy Wall Street. They represent important elements of the soundtrack of the movement in NYC.


There are many, many people we would like to thank individually, but too many to list here.
We will see you on the road. You know who you are! We love you!

Global Block Would Like to Thank:
All of the artists that we played with; Alll of our donors; members of the Global Block Collective everywhere; Blackout Arts Collective; DJ’s and Hip Hop heads in all elements old and new; Independent radio, Hip Hop families; agents of positive change; the fearless; the block. Jelani Mashariki, Martha Diaz, Liz Posey, Chris Malone, Kima Hamilton, Rolando Brown, Chris Sagayo, Victor Mangrobang, America Lazarabal, DJ Chicky, Mr. Quilly; D. Guerrero; S. Martinez; E. Torres; Radio Rahim; Minister Server; Djibril Toure; Timothy Logan; Finesse; Dume Right; Royal Star Allah; Malik Rhasaan; Brendan Burke; Justin Wedes; Jason Samuel; Red; K Bain; Bryonn Bain; Tiffany Lambey; Nello Player; King; Young C; Emilio Bolanos; Natasha Basley; Rich Silver; Evon Peters; Ginger Lopez; Tracy Van; Meres; J Prinse; Charm; Hera Rayo; Kino; Mary Hellen; El Ozzo; RadioMC; Pipe Bega; Evon Peter; Molly Ganley; Katherine Ramos; Melanie Bush; Matthew Berlin; Jennifer Holland; Ilyse Kazar; Shana Hamilton; Giles Clarke; Leon Sealey-Huggins; SilviaReyes; B. Rodriguez; Nyasha Laing; Lud Palacio; James Lovell; Masca; Occupiers Everywhere and Many, Many More...
RIP: George Martinez Sr. and Sylvia Guerrero.
Thank You God.

What People are Saying About The Album:

"This album is what Hip Hop has been missing. Its been a long time since I put on an album that made me believe that Hip Hop was alive and well" - DJ Finesse

"Sometimes all you need is a spark ..... Salute!!! EYE2025" - Ness (A-Alikes)

"This is what hip-hop is suppose to be about!!" - MachinateTDK

"Rithm is a pioneer and has been one of my favorite MC's. Now together with his wife, they are raising the bar on what real Hip Hop is!" - IDClare

"Hip hop! I thought you had left me forever. Fight the Power..." - PEF23

"Global Block Collective provided the soundtrack for the Occupy Movement and literally moved the masses. This album will move you" - Anonymous B

"This is an inspiration- highest respect"- CLASSICTONE

"Hip Hop never die!!! This is Hip Hop how it should use to be like the 90's, fighting the power with more power.
POWER TO THE PEOPLE!!" - 2Die4forFreedom

"The sounds of the true meaning and power of what hip hop has always been and what its rightful place is in the movements of struggle for the economic, social, environmental, and political justice. Joy to the ears!!! We are the change that we have been waiting for." - hollaboots

"This joint is popping. Real talk, truth and inspiration." - Daniel Clifford

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