Saturday, February 16, 2008

Hip Hop Legend Loses Home

Hip Hop legend and activist Professor Griff of Public Enemy recently lost his home do to fire.
Professor Griff has done alot to raise the consciousness of the Black community.

Below is an email that has been circulating:

For immediate release - February 12, 2007For more information Contact NBUF- (713) 942-0365 It has come to the attention of the National Black United Front (NBUF) - Houston Chapter, hip hop icon Professor Griff suffered the loss of his home in Atlanta, Georgia Monday night, February 11, 2007, while he was in New York to do a lecture. The house burned after an explosion caused by a gas leak.He says 90% of his belongings - including his studio, books, cds, dvds, clothes, pictures and more were destroyed.Professor Griff has had a close working relationship with NBUF and other organizations and individuals in Houston, be ing a major part of the success of the 10th Annual Sankofaa: Caravan to the Ancestors.NBUF - HOUSTON is organizing a fundraiser to assist our brother. Location and date of the fundraiser will be forthcoming. Meanwhile, donations can be dropped off at the NBUF building. Call 713-942-0365 before coming by, or mail to NBUF, 2428 Southmore, Houston, Texas 77004. Checks should be mailed directly to Professor Griff at: Kavon ShahP.O. Box 11902 Atlanta Georgia, 30355