Track: Grassroots Suicide Prevention Pres. | Awkword ft. L*A*W – #AaronSwartz (prod. by Steel Tipped Dove)

Aaron Swartz, the founder of Reddit, was systematically targeted, arrested, prosecuted and harassed by the federal government, merely for being down with the likes of Wikileaks and seeking freedom of information. 12 years after inventing RSS he was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment, a victim of suicide.  Awkword speaks out on the Steel Tipped Dove produced track featuring the guitar and singing talents of seven-time Grammy nominee L*A*W.  As we have seen with the passing of Capital Steez and Freddy E this past year alone, it is clear we have a mental health and suicide issue in Hip Hop.  This is only a  representative of an even larger trend in America, with someone tragically taking their own life every 15 minutes.  This ‘PSA’ is sponsored by Grassroots Suicide Prevention and will appear on Awk’s DJBooth-sponsored 100% for-charity global Hip Hop project World View.  All proceeds go to the World View charity Guns 4 Cameras, a 501c3 nonprofit that goes beyond the gun-exchange program, working to eradicate street violence through the Hip Hop-inspired education and empowerment of our at-risk youth.  To purchase the tack at a name your own price download and donate please visit Awkword’s Bandcamp page.

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