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helderheid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-30-07 04:34 PM
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TIMZ - Iraqi American Rapper MUST see/hear
 
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRiy4yfh-IM
 
Posted on YouTube: January 19, 2007
By YouTube Member: vigproductions
Views on YouTube: 674000
 
Posted on DU: January 30, 2007
By DU Member: helderheid
Views on DU: 504
 
Iraqi-American rapper TIMZ has released a politically charged music video that is getting national attention since it's debut on YouTube.com this week.

"Iraq" is destined to be a true rallying cry during these difficult political times. "Dear Mr. George Bush," TIMZ raps. "Why do you insist to make a fool of us? For over 200 years... we stood for what's good, now we despised by our peers; And what do you...but add fuel to the fire and send in more troops. Oh the troops God save the troops; it wasn't their war their lies their fault. America the beautiful what did they do to you, they used you its so indisputable!"

On his fiery and autobiographical debut CD, TIMZaka Tommy Hanna, an American born rapper of Chaldean and Iraqi descent--gets right up in our faces, mixing explosive, Middle Eastern tinged beats with incendiary rhymes in an effort to shatter those ugly stereotypes that have plagued people who look like him since 9/11 and the start of the Iraq war.

Make no mistake, the title of TIMZ powerful, outspoken and heavy grooving 14- track collectiona nominee for Best Hip-Hop Album at the 2006 San Diego Annual Music Awardssays it all: the San Diego born and bred artist is Open For Business.

"Iraq" was directed by Ron Najor at TheBuzzLA.com
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