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Thursday, 16 April 2009 04:08

 

      When I was a senior in high school, I did a paper on the similarities between Malcolm X and John Coltrane. Those were two very different cats, but they were both very focused on self-determination. Malcolm was dealing with it politically, controlling the apparatus that governed his life, and Trane was dealing with it culturally, taking control of the apparatus that governed his art. Throughout my life, I always saw myself playing the roles of both of those cats as a revolutionary...

 

 

Links
Bilal's Myspace
Bilal's solo CDs
Photo of Bilal with Gill Scott Heron
NPR radio story 3/09 by Claire Schoen
Bilal's experiences with young Tupac Shakur 6/06 by Kalonji Jama Changa

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written by Amir Chela [Vik-kiv], August 31, 2009
Brother Bilal, Amir. I confess, I had just about given-up finding you again. Something told me, look in FaceBook. You must remember me fr '70's, Gil, Brian, Midnight Band days. The sounds you played live-on. Find me in FaceBook. Aluta Continua
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written by Haj Dawoud Sabu Adeyola , September 02, 2012
As salaamu alaykum wa rahmatullah my brother. I look forward to seeing you soon inshallah

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