Friday, August 22, 2008

Mu(Barack) on The Energy Crises

who you gonna vote for ?
John McCain has stated before publicly that he doesnt even know how to use the computer !

you do the math :::: + - x % $ # ; )

WHAT WE CAN DO :::: Shameless Jungli plug ; )
My first step for the Fall 2008 is to
1. Continue to post vegan videos
2. To Vote for Mu(Barack ) Obama

more later


Sunday, August 17, 2008

NYC False Angeles Manifesto

Thing I love about MOST About NY that I miss when i'm in LA


Thing I love MOST about LA that I miss when I'm in NY


The Your Dil Benefit was phenomenal I spoke my mind. I sang my songs. People came together for a cause it was nothing less than amazing. I said my peace.
"peace to the living peace to the dead peace to these voices inside of my head"

.love. and charity

Friday, August 15, 2008 A benefit on Saturday 8.16

New York City, August 15th 2008

It rained list night and i got caught in the downpour. I was soooo happy that the rain came down it was so beautiful. I've been invited to play a benefit for this non profit organization called your dil that is dedicated to battling illiteracy in Pakistan especially among young women. So i'm in the apple.

It's interesting because I never think of a living my life without being able to read or not having access to school so that I can have an opportunity to learn how to read. Its like i just read and thats that. But thats not the way it works around the globe. Access to education to teachers to books and computers is limited and oftentimes its not something we tend to frequently think about. Enter :::: 65% of rural pakistanis are illiterate ( which is 60 % of the total population ) i was floored by this statistic. If you cannot make the benefit it would make my heart soar if you would check the site and educate yourself on whats happening with yourdil and how you can help. Hey, maybe even buy a ticket to the show or donate some money to the foundation ; )

I may auction off a cactus plant and a kiss. ( yes, mouth only two seconds long and your hands have to be behind your back !! I dont trust these pakis LOL ) Get there !

The benefit is at Mansion in NYC
Saturday August 16th @ 7pm


rock the tabla

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Gimmie the Mic (unreleased 2005)

Some days the news tends to frighten me ::::

" violent" Iraqi Detainees put in wooden boxes for 12 hours at a time no bigger than their bodies the average Iraqi man is 5 ft 9 inches tall the boxes are 3 x 3 x 6 surely claustrophobia would ensue ya think ???
and then theres this :::

Indian HIV parents kill children

Aids awareness poster in Indian-administered Kashmir
Experts say more needs to be done to promote Aids awareness

A Indian couple who were infected with the virus that can lead to Aids have committed suicide after killing their three children, police in Mumbai say.

Relatives say the couple had been depressed by news that their daughter also had the HIV virus.

Police say the parents hanged themselves after poisoning their children, aged between five and 10.

India has one of the largest numbers of HIV-positive people in the world and they suffer serious social stigma.


Police say Babu Ishwar Thevar, 39, and his wife Amori, 33, killed themselves and their children on 5 August.

Babu Thevar's brother, Armugam, found the bodies when he went to the house late that night after work.

The couple had two sons - Venkatesan, 10, and Mani, eight - as well as a daughter, Mahalakshmi, who was five.

The girl survived being poisoned but police believe she was smothered by a pillow until she stopped breathing.

The officer who is investigating the case told the BBC the couple then hanged themselves from the ceiling by a nylon rope.

Mr Thevar told the police that his brother was worried about the infection and had become depressed after finding out that his daughter also had the infection.

The couple did not leave a suicide note.

Police say they probably ended their children's lives thinking medication could not prevent the virus from affecting their daughter.

Financial motives have been ruled out as Mr Thevar was doing well in his work as a Tamil film distributor.

'Lack of awareness'

The Tevars had not disclosed their medical status to their neighbours and relatives, and Mr Tevar's brother says he is the only one who knew about it.

Maharashtra, of which Mumbai is capital, is one six Indian states where the prevalence of HIV/Aids is "high", according to the country's National Aids Control Organisation.

Activists say that due to lack of awareness, the HIV virus is often passed on to children. Social stigma is a major reason cited for people not seeking medical treatment.

Campaigners say many HIV-related suicides could be prevented by providing counselling.

Even though the Indian government offers free tests and cheap drugs, the number of HIV-infected patients in the country remains one of the highest in the world.

I can think of only the words of the great musician poet and actor tupac " keep your head up "
and to that I assume my position that I have always assumed on worldly matters such as these
" I will keep fighting the fight to create awareness to create change through music through arts through education through pop culture until i turn to dust " - Jungli

if you are in the LA are this Friday come and soothe your soul with some revolutionary acoustic love songs @
Abbott's Habit in Venice
1401 Abbott Kinney Blvd
Venice Beach CA
JUNGLI + Mataji + special guest David Booker