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“The Most Important Song You’ll Hear All Year”

Upworthy.com has called “Don’t Forget About The Hood” by Jasiri X, “the most important song you’ll hear all year“, and “a remarkable music video”. Legendary Hip-Hop journalist Davey D called it, “an incredible song and video“, and award winning journalist and blogger Jesse Muhammad says, “You can always count on Jasiri X to address serious issues one bar at a time.”

Directed by Emmai Alaquiva, “Don’t Forget About The Hood” illustrates how the issues of the poor and urban communities have been all but forgotten in this current election season, and wonders what happened to all of the energy and organizing that took place in the wake of the tragic murder of Trayvon Martin.
Don’t Forget About the Hood” was produced in collaboration with hoodievote.org with Da Ricanstrukta providing the powerful soundtrack