Cities need programs like Sessions LA. A program dedicated to educating, promoting and providing opportunities for the youth/budding Hip-Heads in Los Angeles, the mission statement is one we can all agree on: “having a purpose and a creative outlet can mean the difference between gang-banging and being a productive member of your community.”
So, in the spirit of helping a program that helps countless others, we highly recommend that you give “Inner Healing” a spin or two. Created by 17-year-old 4 The King, a former gangbanger and tagger, joined by Karman on production, it’s damn-near impossible not to fight a sugar lump after hitting play. Everything about the record’s sincere yet it’s the honest, heartfelt look at the lives that produced the artists being what really sticks. The track comes from Truth Be Told, this year’s follow-up release by Sessions after they debuted Bad Man’s World in 2011. The MCs writing theme for the album revolved around “The Personal Is Political” challenging them to relate stories – extremely personal and revealing – about their struggles and experiences growing up as kids in inner-city Los Angeles.
If you’re in the LA area this Saturday night, we highly recommend you swing over for a live Sessions concert with performances by their artists and a special appearance by Dibia$e. All ages are welcome and admission is a suggested $10 donation. Full flyer below and the offical site has all the details.
4 The King – “Inner Healing” (Prod. By Karman)