Peep the interview:

http://odeo.com/audio/768035/view

In this intense interview, Hip Hop Pioneer Afrika Bambaataa along with NY based activist Rosa Clemente and Bay Area activist Tony Coleman speak out about the War Against Commercial Radio.

Rosa gives the breakdown about the latest confrontation between the REACH Hip Hop Coalition and Hot 97. She talks about the challenge that lies before those who are serious about seeking change.

Bambaataa talks about the types of things he’d like to see accomplished at tonght’s (Wednesday Feb 22) historic emergency meeting at the National Black Theater in Harlem.

Bay Area activist Tony Colemen talks about the new radio station started by Bay Area folks which is gearing up to deal with Clear Channel. He also talks about the huge Media Townhall scheduled for Thursday in Oakland…

A CALL TO ALL GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS

EMERGENCY MEETING

PEACE AND GREETINGS,

WE ARE CALLING ON ALL GRASSROOTS, RELIGIOUS, AND ANY OTHER ORGANIZATION OR GROUP THAT ARE INTERESTED IN BRINGING A BALANCE TO ALL RADIO STATIONS. WE ARE IN A STATE OF EMERGENCY!!!

IF YOU WANT TO HEAR A BALANCE OF THE OLD WITH THE NEW THEN YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS MEETING AND LET US ORGANIZE. OUR CHILDREN ARE BEING BRAINWASHED AND MIND CONTROLLED THROUGH THIS TASTLESS PROGRAMING ON OUR AIRWAYS BY THESE NO GOOD PROGRAM DIRECTORS.

WE ARE GOING TO DEVISE A PLAN OF ACTION TO GO AFTER ALL THESE PROGRAM DIRECTORS WHO DEAL IN PAYOLA AND SINGLE MINDEDNESS OF KEEPING DEATH AND DESTRUCTION PLAYING ON OUR AIRWAVES AND T.V. MUSIC VIDEO SHOWS. WE DO NOT WANT TO HEAR THE SAME 10 SONGS ALL DAY. WE WANT A CHOICE, A VARIETY.

WE MUST ALL COME TOGETHER AND FORCE A CHANGE. WHY IS THAT ONE GROUP OF PEOPLE DICTATES WHAT THE MASSES MUST HEAR? WHERE IS THE OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE TO MAKE A CHOICE? WHERE ARE THE PROGRAMERS THAT REALLY LISTEN TO THE PEOPLE NOT JUST WHO HAS THE BIGGEST CHECK?

IS THIS NOT AMERIKKKA? DON’T WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE? WE MUST NOW STAND TOGETHER AND BRING ABOUT THE BALANCE OF MAAT IN RADIO AND TV. LIKE THE GREAT SLY STONE SAID ITS TIME TO STAND!!!!

PEACE KING YODA AND THE SUPREME WORLD COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSAL ZULU NATION

PLACE: NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE 125TH STREET AND FIFTH AVE NEW YORK CITY DATE:FEB.22,2006

TIME: 6PM SHARP

IF YOU JUST STAND BY THE SIDE AND JUST COMPLAINE, BUT DO NOT GET UP AND DO SOMETHING ABOUT THE SITUATION, THEN YOU ALL DESERVED WHAT YOU GET.

PLEASE E-MAIL EVERYONE

IN THE NAME OF AMEN RA