My dear friend Kevin Tillman, founder of the Vegan Hip Hop Movement Website has an amazing new interview on Animal Voices. I think it’s timely, as he mentions the inter-connectedness of oppressions… He also mentions the social injustices around “illegal” immigrants working in USA meat-packing plants.
Here is the synopsis of the show that Animal Voices provides from their page:
Listen in as we connect with Kevin Tillman, founder of the Vegan Hip Hop Movement website and promoter of all things people, animal, and earth-friendly. In this interview, Kevin takes us back to the roots of hip hop, and offers us insight into its message of empowerment that arose within the South Bronx and continues to inspire communities internationally. Indivisible from that resistant history, the world of vegan hip hop raises its voice for humans and nonhumans alike.
Engaging issues related to consumerism, colonialism, racism, animal exploitation, among others, the vegan hip hop movement cultivates a holistic anti-oppression approach that pushes veganism and animal rights to go further, while also urging hip hop to broaden its scope. Tune in to hear some fine tracks from vegan hip hop artists, and tap into a movement that shakes it all up.