In recent months, media across the US has been reporting on the outrage of communities nationwide speaking out against the funneling of military-grade surplus weapons to local police departments through a federal program called The Department of Defense Excess Property 1033. This program also gives military weapons to school police. An outraged Los Angeles-based hip-hop recording artist and youth educator, Matre and the Embassy Live collective, have released a lyric video & free download in response to the news…
Check it out here:
The song, titled “Listen” is now available as a free download in an effort to bring attention to the serious issue: http://mcmatre.com/listen/.