I intend to deliver this speech on July 4th, 2020 in downtown Portland. If my artist application is approved by the event organizers, I will also be performing my new song No Consent after my speech in front of the affectionately re-named "injustice center" for the Hip Hop Stands Up event. I will be standing alongside several other prominent Portland emcees that will also be speaking up against injustice, inequality, racism, and disharmony in our society. Please join us in support if you live in the Portland area.
My intended message is that while police brutality and racism are terrible things that should not be tolerated, we should really be protesting our government for allowing such treachery to take place while protecting those who they give permission to violate our rights. We need to address the root of the problem, a government that no longer serves us, and is actually harming us and restricting our evolution as a human collective. Let's overthrow the status quo...
NOTE: I do not participate in things like this for myself, or for any sort of expected profit, other than the profit we all stand to gain - a more peaceful and harmonic existence in symbiosis with the Earth & humanity. I go through quite an ordeal of stress, anxiety, and preparation every time I perform an event, so if I willingly do one for free, it is of the utmost importance for a more beautiful world.