Internationally acclaimed hip-hop group Rebel Diaz will perform at the upcoming SDS National Convention. SDS is the largest anti-war and education rights student activist organization in the US today. Rebel Diaz is a political hip hop trio out of the Bronx, NY and Chicago, IL consisting of Chilean brothers Rodrigo Venegas Gonzalo Venegas and Julio Calderon, an internationally recognized DJ. Rebel Diaz will be hosting a workshop on Hip Hop and Immigration which is part of the SDS National Convention. These events are part of the SDS National Convention and you are invited to register through this link.
Free and Open to the Public
Troy Davis Lives Forever: This song is for those interested in social justice, international/world politics, human rights, or ending the death penalty. On 09/21/11, Troy Davis was executed in Georgia despite doubts being raised over the conviction.
Soy Rebelde (I'm a Rebel): This song features a song sample from a late 1960s spanish pop ballad with the same title.
Soy de Aqui: This song is all in Spanish.
If I Can't Dance: This song is in English.
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