Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Event: Cornel West CD Listening Party

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Steve McKeever, Bishop Noel Jones, Dr. West and Clifton West

Dr. Cornel West held a listening party on April 7 in LA for his CD Never Forget: A Journey of Revelations. The CD, to be released this June on Hidden Beach Recordings, includes artists such as Prince, Talib Kweli, KRS-1, Rhymefest, and the late Gerald Levert.

The grandson of a preacher, Dr. West's passion for civil rights was evident at an early age-he marched in demonstrations and organized protests at his high school demanding black studies courses. He enrolled in Harvard University at the age of 17, eventually earning a Ph.D. Primarily known as a philosopher, Cornel West is a world renowned African American scholar and currently is a professor of religion at Princeton University. He has been involved with the Million Man March and the Hip Hop Summit Action Network.

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Malcolm Jamal Warner and Dr. West

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Bishop Noel Jones, Tavis Smiley and Dr. West

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Dr. West and Omarosa

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Steve McKeever, Founder and CEO of Hidden Beach Recordings

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Albert E. Dotson, Jr., Esq.

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Tavis Smiley

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Here is the tracklisting for the album:

"Bushanomics," featuring Talib Kweli
"America," featuring Black Thought, Rah Digga, Iriz & Lucky Witherspoon
"Still Here"
"Dear Mr. Man," featuring Prince
"911"
"N Word," featuring Tavis Smiley & Michael Eric Dyson
"Welcome to Chi," featuring Rhymefest, Neo-Abassy & Malik Yosef
"Mr. President," featuring KRS-One & M-1
"Keep It PI," featuring Killer Mike, Doey, Roc & Lucky Witherspoon
"Chronometrophobia," featuring Andre 3000
"Gonne Be Alright," featuring Dave Hollister & Chuckii Booker
"Matter Of," featuring Lenny Williams
"Soul Sista," featuring Daryl Moore
"The Man's Gonna Getcha," featuring Gerald Levert

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Photos by Malcolm Ali

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