RAP NEWS 12: Yes We KONY?YouTube
Mar. 13, 2012
1.Trump is Right: GOP Debate Audience is Packed Full of Republican Donors
2.Government Agents Hunt Woman Down After Seeing Facebook Picture Of Her Rehabilitating Baby Squirrels
3.Florida Cops Unload On Man Holding Gun Fearing Home Invasion After Knock On Door At 1AM, Had Wrong House
4.VIDEO: Americans Express Support When Told Obama Had 'Launched A Preemptive Nuclear Strike On Russia'
5.Miami Police Retaliate Against Female Driver Who Filmed Herself Pulling Over Cop
6.Mandatory Mental Illness Screening and The Drive to Confiscate Firearms
7.Three Reasons to Be Worried About The Economy
8.Trump On Debate Audience: "They Gave Me 20 Tickets"
Rap News Episode 12: YES WE KONY. It's March, and the Internet delivers 2012's first globe-consuming meme: the unstoppable, Stop-Kony 2012 video, which has highlighted the plight of African child soldiering like never before. But is it really good? Is it really bad? Or is the world really more complex than 'good guys' and 'bad guys'? Whatevers; one thing's for sure, this is momentous: never had a 27-minute video devoid of both cats and boobs ever achieved such virality. Is this a demonstration of the internet's ability to instantly inform and engage tens of millions; and a hopeful sign that there is a willingness among those millions, to engage passionately with something more meaningful? Or does Kony2012 just mark the dawn of a rapacious new style of viral marketing? Join your charitable host Robert Foster - and our special guest, General Baxter, direct from AFRICOM - as we delve into the dark heart of the matter.
Juice Rap News: written by Giordano Nanni; lyrics and performance by Hugo Farrant. Created by Farrant/Nanni in a back-yard studio in suburban Melbourne.
CONNECT with us through:
Our website: http://thejuicemedia.com
Free MP3 download: http://www.reverbnation.com/rapnews
Lyrics available here: http://thejuicemedia.com/video/lyrics
SUPPORT JuiceRapNews to create new episodes: http://thejuicemedia.com/donate
ARTWORK by Zoe Tame
BEAT: "After The Rain Has Gone" - by The GOAT, ILL Beat Constructor: http://www.thegoatbeats.com
Special thanks go out to Matthieu Lay for acting the role of 'Gavin'; Lucy for awesome shoot assistance and Gavin voice-over; Koolfy & Siltaar for creating English captions (these are coming soon).