Jasiri X Performs ‘Occupy (We are the 99)

Just this month, Jasiri X was slated to appear at the University of Connecticut for a “political awareness rally” organized by the student government. But then was told that he would only be paid and allowed to attend if he didn’t perform his song, “Occupy (We are the 99)”, because it contained “obvious political statements”


One comment on “Jasiri X Performs ‘Occupy (We are the 99)

  1. um… Since when are “obvious political statements” not allowed in musical performances? Did someone pass a new law when I wasn’t looking?

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