"Seditious Beats" Interviews Luis Rodriguez and Babalawo Falokun Fashegun
Luis Rodriguez second from left.
LOS ANGELES -- Top-rated conscious Hip-Hop radio show "Seditious Beats" will
interview Luis Rodriguez author of �Always Running: Gang Days In LA� and Babalawo Falokun Fashegun an IFA priest in the Yoruba tradition on the indigenous spirituality, Friday night September 21st from midnight to 3am on 90.7 FM KPFK.
Fidel Rodriguez host of Seditious Beats interviews Luis Rodriguez and Baba
Falokun Fashegun on what is indigenous spirituality, why don�t most people
of color and Europeans know about their indigenous traditions, what is the
importance of our names and ancestors, what is the African-Mexican
connection and much more. This show is dedicated to all those that lost
their lives on September 11, 2001 and all those that have lost their lives
do to Neo-Liberalist policies from 1492 to the present.
Seditious Beats can be heard on 112,000 Watts KPFK (90.7FM) in Los Angeles
and KPFK (98.7FM) in Santa Barbara County early on Friday Nights from 12a.m.
to 3 a.m and on Thursday nights on bringthenoise.com from 6pm to 7pm. The
show is simulcast at the "Seditious Beats" website at Seditious Beats. "Seditious Beats" is an innovative, positive and exciting show, which flawlessly blends hip hop music, education, in-studio guests and spirituality within theme-based shows.
There is even a "Word of the Week" where listeners can increase their
vocabulary as well as win books and cd�s.
Guru of Gangstar with Fidel Rodriguez
"Seditious Beats" grew dramatically when it first aired on KKBT FM (92.3 FM
"The Beat") where it premiered in February, 1998. The show dramatically
increased its ad revenue and also increased it's listenership by 275%,
making it the number one radio program in Los Angeles in it's time slot
according to Arbitron. Internationally-known rappers such as KRS-ONE,
Cypress Hill, Reflection Eternal(Talib Kweli & DJ Hi-Tek), DJ Qbert, Dilated
Peoples, Killer Priest and Prodigal Sun of the Sunz of Man, Visionaries,
Guru of Gang Star, Flava Flav & Professor Griff (of the seminal rap group
Public Enemy), Delinquent Habits, Psycho Realm and Ozomatli, to name a few, have all
participated in promotion and guest for the show.
Fidel Rodriguez is host, and producer of "Seditious Beats." He hails from
Santa Barbara, CA. and is a 1997 graduate of the University of Southern
California with Bachelor degrees in both Chicano/Latino Studies and African
American Studies. He is joined on-air by DJ extrodinaire DJ Icy Ice of the
World Famous Beat Junkies.
Fidel Rodriguez with Jacken from Psycho Realm.
Future plans for "Seditious Beats" includes national and international radio
syndication, increased community outreach, promotion of critically thinking
conferences, concerts, and a television program. �Seditious TV�, can
currently be seen at www.regenerationtv.net.
Photography by Sal Rojas