NO MORE PRISONS Hip Hop CD Available at Record Stores 3/17/00

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The Prison Moratorium Project & Raptivism Records announce the release of the NO MORE PRISONS Hip Hop Compilation CD, which is available TODAY at record stores (Tower, Virgin, HMV, Warehouse, etc.) in New York City, Boston, Chicago and California, as well as online (www.Amazon.com, www.CDNow.com).

The CD, recorded to educate the public about prison expansion and raise funds for activism, contains 23 original tracks and features more than 70 artists, including Group Home, Apani, Last Emperor, Cocoa Brovas, Grandmaster Caz, Hurricane G, dead prez, Danny Hoch, Prof. Cornel West, Daddy-O, Edo G., Vinia Mojica, Last Poets, Kool DJ EQ, OGC, Chubb Rock & more.

Prison Moratorium Project and Raptivism are also sponsoring a 40-city NO MORE PRISONS "raptivist" tour to raise awareness, publicize the CD and provide training to young prison activists. The tour will feature experienced young organizers and artists from the CD who will be available for conferences, workshops, trainings, spoken-word performances and hip hop show.

For further information contact Kevin Pranis at [email protected] or visit http://www.nomoreprisons.org.

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