No More Prisons CD

The antiprison message is capital "S" serious, but the beats are as heavy as the politics

Prison Moratorium Project & Raptivism Records are proud to announce the release of the NO MORE PRISONS Hip Hop Compilation CD, which is available TODAY at record stores (Tower, Virgin, HMV, Warehouse, etc.) in NYC, Boston, Chicago and California, as well as online at, and

The CD, recorded to educate the public about prison expansion and raise funds for activism, contains 23 original tracks and features more than 70 artists, including Group Home, Apani, Last Emperor, Cocoa Brovas, Grandmaster Caz, Hurricane G, dead prez, Danny Hoch, Prof. Cornel West, Daddy-O, Edo G., Vinia Mojica, Last Poets, Kool DJ EQ, OGC, Chubb Rock & more.

PMP and Raptivism are also sponsoring a 40-city NO MORE PRISONS "raptivist" tour to raise awareness, publicize the CD and provide training to young prison activists. The tour will feature experienced young organizers and artists from the CD who will be available for conferences, workshops, trainings, spoken-word performances and hip hop show.

Contacts: Kate Rhee, (212) 727-8610 x23 or; Kevin Pranis, (212) 727-8610 x23, (917) 860-4635 or ; Prison Moratorium Project website,