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Friday, October 8, 2010

Young Gully and Roach Gigz Take On Oscar Grant Tragedy in 'What If'

Posted By on Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 3:42 PM

"How would you feel with your hands in cuffs and a clip to your head/ Would you beg to us?" ask By Area rappers Young Gully and Roach Gigz on "What If," a new single/download from Gully's furious and mournful new, Oscar Grant-dedicated album

That's a choice line from a song full of scathing ones. Gully's new record, The Grant Station Project, is intended as a tribute to Grant, the 22-year-old father who was "executed" (according to Gully) by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle January 1, 2009.  This is one hell of an angry tribute.

The whole record is available for $1 or more on Bandcamp, but you can download "What If" for free. All proceeds go to Grant's family.

And keep it peaceful out there, people.

MP3: Young Gully ft. Roach Gigz -- "What If"

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