East Vancouver artist and one-time new Canadian William Galvan knows the feeling of trying to make ends meet in an expensive city.
Galvan, who arrived in Vancouver from El Salvador in 1992 as a youngster, recalls how Vancouver’s food bank helped his family while times were tough.
Today he is a partner with his brother Luis Galvan and high school friend Rob Geary in a company called The East Van, a bustling business that runs a moving operation, a T-shirt shop and a funky storefront art collective known as Shop Wrong.
“We ourselves used the Vancouver food bank when we first came to Canada,” Galvan said on Tuesday as he and The East Van crew prepared to take in food donations beside the Safeway at the Broadway and Commercial SkyTrain station to help the same food bank that helped his family.
With a busy moving company that has four cube trucks, a silkscreen T-shirt business and the art shop and collective, Galvan said in 2011 they decided to collect food items and cash to help the food bank help struggling families during Christmas time.
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DJ KID SLIZZARD PRESENTS
Murderbells of Mempho
Intro – North Memphis Playas Click / Ima Hoe – Kilo G / Comin For Yo Ass – Shawty Pimp / Street Type Nigga – Tommy Wright / Pushin Powda – DJ Tommy Wright feat. Shawty Pimp & MC Spade / Intro – DJ Pinky / Bitches Ain’t Shit – DJ Squeeky / Outro – Outlaw / Tha Funeral – Kilo G feat. DJ Zril & DJ Squeeky / In the House – DJ Spanish Fly / Smokin Onion remix – DJ Spanish Fly / Talk Ya Ass Off – Triple 6
MC Mack – Let’s Make a Stain / Murder in the 1st Degree – Princess Loko / Meet Yo Maker – Tommy Wright feat. Tiptoe / Planet Full of Pimps – Big Mar / Gauge Blast – Shawty Pimp / Binghampton NIggas – Lil Noid / Beat Down – Lord Infamous / Real Niggaz Don’t Play – Alkatraz Ridaz / Cement Shoes – DJ Spanish Fly / I wish You Would – Red DOg / Ain’t No Shame – Darkside Click / Instrumental – Carmike / More Shouts – DJ Ace
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After leading us up to The Madness, MC Attikus’ full length album is now available! Features stay tight with his Wandering Worx label mates Tristate, Ka.lil and Fatty Down with full production from RLGN.
Preview the album below and be sure to cop the whole thing HERE!
The funk is thick is the first official album of the northwest players. Brand new old school sound bringlng back that true westcoast g funk including a mix of talkbox deep bass and lyrics.
released 28 November 2014
All tracks preformed by dolomic and trickmaster funk,beats by cool45 production by shamat feat kiak and zarkone
Cool video featuring some familiar animated faces. Ooohooohoooh
Shout out to my copper skin family
Following up on the success of Haida Raid 2, K’alts’idaa K’ah has produced a new puppet activist animation that takes the issue of tankers on the northwest coast head on. Watch Haida Raid 3: Save Our Waters, featuring the hit song “Who Will Save Our Waters?” by Kinnie Starr with a cameo by Haida Gwaii’s very own Ja$e El Nino.
Directed by Amanda Strong (aka, Spotted Fawn), Haida Raid 3: Save Our Waters tells the story of what happens when Prime Minister Stephen Harper attempts to take the Bitumen Valdez Super Tanker around Haida Gwaii and up the Douglas Channel. Watch Raven Hair and Moss Head as they confront the Prime Minister in this new anti-pipeline and anti-tanker Haidawood animation.
Haida Raid 3: Save Our Waters won Best Music Video at the 2014 ImagiNATIVE Film Festival.
Directed, written & edited by Tom MacDonald
Cinematography, colour & co-directed by Jeremy Cox – www.jeremywcox.com
Audio composition & production – Tom MacDonald
Mixed by Justin Frew
The Dirty Sample has been tucked away in his lair perfecting his new release “Raw Produce” for the past three years and is now ready to have it unleashed on the hungry masses. The beats are crazy! The raps are bananas! (no pun intended)
Imagine how Guilty Simpson would sound on a filthy beat from The Dirty Sample. Now think of the type of face slapping grime someone like Roc Marciano would plop on a beat from the Ape. Well, you have some time to prep your ears because it’s almost here. See full tracklist below.
And that image above.. that’s the cover art for this masterpiece that was designed by the one and only Prime Minister of Jankytown, Rhek.
The Dirty Sample’s “Raw Produce” will be available January 14, 2015 as a digital download as well as a shortened, limited edition vinyl released at a later date! Pre-orders will begin soon for both formats!
002. Gun in My Pocket ft. Adam Bomb & D-Sisive
003. Three Sixty Five ft. Roc Marciano
004. Fried Cabbage ft. FATTMATT
005. Straw Man ft. Cam the Wizard
006. Fence Teeeth ft. Chaka Boy
007. Fucked (Interlude)
008. I’m Guilty ft. Guilty Simpson
009. Money ft. Solomon Da Great
010. Easy Rider ft. Definite
011. This That Team ft. Port Authority
012. Mental State (Interlude)
013. Only Stars ft. Hash Mills
014. Light it Up ft. Kirby Dominant & Kay the Aquanaut
015. Raw West (Interlude)
016. Give Up the Loot ft. FATTSNAK
017. Funk Control ft. Moka Only & Metawon
018. Born in Darkness ft. FATTMATT (Bonus)
019. Quikpuf (Interlude)
020. Truffles & Fontina ft. FATTMATT & Rhek (Bonus)
021. Jenny Come Home
022. Three Sixty Five ft. Roc Marciano (Metawon’s Bonus Remix)