From the artists: Thousands of kids along the Mexico border have been detained and separated from there families after coming to claim asylum. This is dedicated to them.
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La Cartita --- For the past three years, Brownside has released a steady output of very popular music online and in CD format. Independent, without even the support of alternative digital outlets, like Vlad TV or DJ Akademiks, the group's following has grown more massive. This suggests that over time it was not only the older brown brothers & sisters in the colonized southwest that spread the word on Brownside's music, but also the younginz siblings, kids and friends. In other words, when Brownside speaks, the barrios listen.
Feel the Funk off 'Favela 4'.
La Cartita --- Later this week, 'Dope Fiend' is set to be released on multiple online platforms. Los Angeles rapper, Conejo, a.k.a "G-Rabs", is on another run in the rap world, but this time it ain't from the law. Conejo is generating momentum in a unique hip-hop scence, with a string of new albums for an increasingly global community that bumps his brand of cerebral gangster music. Upon his release from LA County Jail, Conejo immediately gave hundreds of thousands of avid listeners a new batch of music. Among the releases is 'Favela 4', an album with references to Brazilian hood themes in both the lyrical content and the music itself.
La Cartita --- Otto Padron, a former US Army officer with deep ties to counter insurgency and state terror units, is the COO of Meruelo Media, the parent company of Power 106 in Los Angeles, California. For years, Padron was traveling to countries like Honduras, Panama, Puerto Rico, Jordan, destabilizing governments in the name of US conservatism.