GRAIN OF SAND

Thursday, September 17th, 2009 by

Releasing Saturday, Sept. 19th.

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Public Enemy once stated It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back, a politically-charged, anti-government declaration, as well as the title of their 1988 magnum opus. Although the album’s political views were based on activism and social change, revolving directly around the ideals of Louis Farrakhan, this candid statement still applies in present times. To put it in a local metaphor, Hawaii could be considered a nation, a sovereign nation if you will, depending on who you’re speaking to. The wrong doing of “our government” has led to tense and edgy feelings; a sense of resentment left us with strong-willed activists, willing to fight for our rights. As an individual, each one of us who make up this nation of millions is comparable to a grain of sand. Each grain is completely unique from the next; having it’s own personality, look, feel, color (skin), size and history. Now if you fuse millions of grains of sand together, you get a much more dense, powerful and compact end product. It’s as simple as “strength in numbers,” which in turn yields strength of character, will, determination, resolve and tenacity. If we continue to apply this in an assertive, but positive manner, we just might be able to rise above this undesired and illicit fascist dictatorship. It’s just a matter of collaborating our ideals and continuing to vigorously take action, as well as educating the youth.

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RAT RACE x L.A. DODGERS

Thursday, June 18th, 2009 by

Releasing Saturday, June 20th.

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Presently, the World is going through all sorts of global issues that seems to affect even the most average of citizens, including energy security, a global financial crisis that doesn’t seem to have an end in sight anytime soon, internal political frustrations and a potential war brewing between the United Nations and North Korea. We’re definitely not here to fear monger unlike, say FOX News, but the truth needs to revealed instead of hidden from us which has been happening for God knows how long already. Issues such as the on going financial crisis strikes a deep chord in all of us, whether you’re in the retail business or not. During these times, the word “competition” is not to be taken lightly, it’s survival of the fittest. And it’s definitely a rat race to see who can actually thrive in this harsh economic environment and keep it going. We most certainly consider ourselves a contestant in this here rat race, and thanks to all of you, we’re still here and going strong, still with a level head filled with humility. Thank you!

“Don’t forget your HIStory, know your destiny // In the abundance of water, the fool is thirsty.” – Robert Nesta Marley

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