Exploring the stories of women who live by a ride-or-die philosophy

Roots Redemption presents…The Ride or Die Project Mixtape Volume!!!!

Mixtape Deejays

We are excited to announce that the much celebrated sound system Roots Redemption has worked with us to create The Ride or Die Project Mixtape Volume 1!!! Inspired by the stories and learnings we have gathered in this first stage of our research, this mixtape is dedicated to the individuals who trusted us with their narratives to help us write the first draft of our play Other Side of the Game.  This draft will be featured at the Piece of Mine Festival on Friday, September 13th, 2013.

Featuring music, poetry, and interludes from movies, this mixtape illustrates the energy behind parts of our project…please wait for future mixtapes to paint other sides…

* Important Note: This mixtape is a compilation of music, poetry and scenes that have inspired our process in various ways.  None of the artists featured are formally associated with the project.

The mixtape can be listened to and downloaded here:

The Ride or Die Project Mixtape: Volume 1

RootsRedemption

 http://rootsredemption.podomatic.com/entry/2013-09-08T23_04_16-07_00

Track Listings:

01. My Life – Mary J. Blige
02. Brown Eyed Warrior – Lal
03. Sweet Justice – Jill Scott
04. These Streets – Tanya Stevens
05. Lioness On The Rise – Queen Ifrica
06. Soldier Of Love – Sade
07. Part II (On The Run) – Jay Z ft. Beyonce
08. I’ll Be There For You – Method Man / Mary J. Blige
09. Bonnie & Shyne – Shyne ft. Barrington Levy
10. Grow – Zaki Ibrahim
11. Gotta Man – Eve
12. Queen of the Pack – Patra
13. Ladies Night (Remake) – Lil’ Kim ft. Da Brat, Angie Martinez & Left Eye
14. No More Drama – Mary J. Blige
15. Didn’t Cha Know – Erykah Badu
16. Diva – Beyonce
17. Bad Girls – M.I.A.
18. Images – Nina Simone
19. Other Side Of The Game – Erykah Badu
20. One Is The Magic Number – Jill Scott
21. Mattalike – Zaki Ibrahim
22. I Gotta Find Peace Of Mind – Lauryn Hill
23. For Women Who Are Difficult To Love – Warsan Shire

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