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Meet The Tracks; Quilombo dos Palmares

Drop those AK’s and pick up a machete, it’s time for another;

Meet The Tracks;

Quilombo dos Palmares

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Guess what this song is about? It’s about funneling the fundamentally revolutionary spirit of marooned slaves to fight capitalism and the modern day slavery system. Due to the position of Black folks in civil society and due to the necessity of the system to act parasitic upon the Black body, any struggle that takes up the cause of the marooned slave is bound to be one that is fundamentally revolutionary at it’s core when compared to other struggles. It is through this framework that I propose we advance our struggles, for in it is the power to expose the fundamentally contradictory nature of capitalism and capitalist hegemony as it exists in civil society.

So yea, I’m talk about chopping off heads of oppressors with machetes and rocking it like militant as fuck maroon communities did. In this song I mentioned Quilombo dos Palmares and Zumbi dos Palmares. Quilombo dos Palmares means war camp and Zumbi means zombie. Zumbi and Quilombo dos Palmares referred to a Brazilian marooon camp of militant ex-slaves and their valiant leader, whom very much slaughtered slave masters and planned and executed guerilla tactics to fight against the system of slavery. I also mentioned Nat Turner, who lead a well known insurrection with fellow slaves and did a damn fine job. I talked also about Deslondes and the Louisiana uprising of 1811. The uprising was planned by escaped slaves who organized their maroon communities together to form an army and attempted to expropriate Louisiana from the slave holders and create a free Black republic. One of the leaders of the uprising was Charles Deslondes. And of course, I talk about Jean-Jacques Dessalines, slave turned military commander of the revolutionary Haitian army. Dessalines didn’t fuck around when it came to giving the slave states tastes of their own medicine. The image for the track is of Carlota, Afro-Cuban yoruban slave who led an uprising in the sugar mill Triunvirato. In the image, which is of a statue of Carlota taken from Cuba, where the statue resides, she is attacking a prison with her machete.

I think left folks and folks of all stripes should definitely be up on their history of slave rebellions and maroon communities. Their is no better history to provide fuel to the fire of the anticapitalist, anti-racist, anti-slavery struggles.

Lyrics:

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Quilombo Dos Palmares On every block
We go and knock down the state, that’s how we rock
We funnel Maroon Spirit, topple the boss
We do it with machete, don’t use one shot

Quilombo Dos Palmares On every block
We go and knock down the state, that’s how we rock
We funnel Maroon Spirit, topple the boss
We do it with machete, don’t use one shot
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Forged in the fires of Revolutionary France
People’s assembly had bourgeois elements
Angular blade for the good of decapitants
Razor sharp edge head locked in meant no crushing necks

egalitarian killing device
monarch commissioned he won’t use it right
Im glad for hearing him scream for his life
We’re down for steering it next to his wife

Abolish The Death Penalty,
Abolish All of The Police
Abolish Prisons that them in
Abolish Capital System

I done seen a litany of massacres from
Brittany to Damascus they slaughter their masters
And sow class disasters all across the pastures
its payback from Past scars

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Quilombo Dos Palmares On every block
We go and knock down the state, that’s how we rock
We funnel Maroon Spirit, topple the boss
We do it with machete, don’t use one shot

Quilombo Dos Palmares On every block
We go and knock down the state, that’s how we rock
We funnel Maroon Spirit, topple the boss
We do it with machete, don’t use one shot
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I’m guillotine find me in seventeen nineties
Jacobin’s fine but they don’t define me
I’d Rather Be in eighteen o three with Dessalines
I Long to be with Deslonde in New Orleans

Guillotine from France they made me
but the real weapon machete
Slave master decapitater
Chop heads now and take names later

Wielded by the hands of enslaved revolters
Feel the same as when you chop upholders
peel the page back on the lies they told ya
Grab your machete make plantation smolder

Get Denmark Vesey all up on your ass
Zumbi de Palmares Nat Turner smash
Embody the struggles turn system to ash
dead bodies of capitals stalwarts amass

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Quilombo Dos Palmares On every block
We go and knock down the state, that’s how we rock
We funnel Maroon Spirit, topple the boss
We do it with machete, don’t use one shot

Quilombo Dos Palmares On every block
We go and knock down the state, that’s how we rock
We funnel Maroon Spirit, topple the boss
We do it with machete, don’t use one shot
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Meet The Tracks; Gun Control Is Racist

Put down those firearms, it’s time for another edition of,

Meet The Tracks by lil guillotine

The latest track is in response to all of the folks advocating gun control as a way to stop school shootings but completely giving white supremacy a pass.

Here are the Lyrics:

 

Eh e eh e Gun control is racist

Gun control is racist, yes

eh e eh e Gun control is racist

Gun control is racist, yes

 

gun control is racist Your system complicit

In violence now face it Right now let me List it

White men sow division Anti Black Enlisting

Make places you live in An open air prison

The White man mass killer

Race murders but Still they’re

Banning guns like Hitler

What the fucks the deal dears

There is an elephant in the room

Banning the implement but you let Nazis bloom

Why is it that you prioritize

Racist policies Open your eyes

Gun control is one of the oldest forms

Of race control, won’t you please study more

From revocation to bans for all felons

Gun controllers are the vanilla villains

 

Eh e eh e Gun control is racist

Gun control is racist, yes

Eh e eh e Gun control is racist

Gun control is racist, yes

 

Focus on one time what’s wrong with you

Go nuts on their crimes and Nazis too

Take away their rights if that’s what you gotta do

Make em pay Don’t do what they made you do

Stripping rights is wrong move Anyway

Take our guns give them all to the state

it invites all the cops to the table

makes you all rely on pure evil

To settle disputes and to tell the truth

They don’t do that there’s no proof

they meddle in lives kill many black youth

Disabled Native and others too

Gun control is liberal Leftists look like shills who

react from the visceral Advocate state control

unh uh, no no unh uh no

please allow me to notion Relieve ya

exhibiting signs of History amnesia

It exited your mind that self defense needed

without it no social move ever succeeded

Maroonage impossible without mad shooters

Ferguson started a movement with gat users

Post Reconstruction strategical refuses

From Charlottesville to the Civil Rights movement

Jim Crow Klan and the man moves to take your Lugers

 

Eh e eh e Gun control is racist

Gun control is racist, yes

Eh e eh e Gun control is racist

Gun control is racist, yes

 

Check out the track here.

 

Meet The Tracks

Meet The Tracks; Black Power Mixtape by lil guillotine

Here it is, it’s Meet The Tracks, this week’s new track is by emcee dj lil guillotine called the Black Power Mixtape.

This is a set I originally put together a few months before I started rapping for a fundraiser for both the Free The 350 Bail Fund as well as the Madison General Defense Committee local 100. I decided to record it and put it out there since I think it’s really interesting.

I named this track the “Black Power Mixtape by lil guillotine” because 1. it has excerpts from the Black Power Mixtape documentary of Angela Davis‘s speech about the hypocrisy of liberal critiques of self defense in revolutionary movements, that speech is lit if you haven’t heard it you should check it out. In addition to Angela Davis there are speeches and talks and poems on there from many radical Black power revolutionaries.

The tracks starts off with me dropping some freshly written and barely rehearsed rhymes;

“Newly sharp, my blade is cutting

Exremely smart, drop rad hints subtly

Write dope rhymes while puffing steadily

Shred ones and twos just like confetti”

 It then follows with Mutabaruka‘s “Dis Poem,” Davis‘s Black Power Mixtape excerpt, an excerpt from H. Rap Brown‘s (Imam Jamil Al-Amin) 1968 speech to the Black Panthers, an excerpt from Langston Hughes‘ “The Black Verse, 12 Moods for Jazz,” and then it ends with Peter Tosh’s “Equal Rights” which is a dope song because he is all “fuck peace, we want justice” over and over!

This is done while “Brand New Dub” by Roots Manuva plays in the background, followed by Black Star “Definition” instrumental, then Blackalicious‘ “It’s Going Down” instrumental, then Jurassic Five’s “If You Only Knew” instrumental, then Erykah Badu’s “Love of My Life” instrumental followed by Peter Tosh‘s “Equal Right’s” non instrumental, lyrics intact. All the music on the track is hand mixed with my turntables and played from vinyl, some of the radical Black power speeches and excerpts were also on vinyl. It’s not that I am a luddite or an audiophile who will only play analog music sources, I just haven’t gotten around to purchasing the gear for all digital dj’ing yet.

Cheers and happy listening, sharing, following and liking, click here to listen.

 

news rap rap

News Rap Rap 1!

Check out the newest series by lil guillotine, the News Rap Rap! lil guillotine will provide a synopsis of the weeks current events from a revolutionary anticapitalist hip hop perspective. The news rap rap will actually be well articulated and researched with links in the lyrics provided for folks wishing to learn more about those subjects.

The News Rap Rap 1 by lil guillotine

The first ever News Rap Rap is for the week preceding Wednesday, January 31 2018. Check out the audio here!

And here are the lyrics with links!:

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Chorus:

Rappin the news rap
trappin my views at
App users who clap
we cappin fat cats

Brrruuup ratatatatatat

Rappin the news rap
trappin my views at
App users who clap
we cappin fat cats

Brrruuup ratatatatatat

Verse 1:

Join me now for news we got to
Take in other views can’t watch you
Listen to the crudes they botch truth
makin new recruits de ja vue

I am just listening to all the liberals
They are just chasing and buying the puppet show
They all say russia though russia though russia though
Russia though russia though russia though russia though

FBI McCabe drop out 
orange guy Mueller he oust
Will they try impeach three strikes
Nunes lied these be theatrics

Trump admin sick ice on Ravi Ragbir
Stump their plan mass protest sit down right there
thump baron thick slice of power I hear
Judge sharing the love but crowd deserve cheers

Chorus:

Rappin the news rap
trappin my views at
App users who clap
we cappin fat cats

Brrruuup ratatatatatat

Rappin the news rap
trappin my views at
App users who clap
we cappin fat cats

Brrruuup ratatatatatat

Verse 2:

Democrats Other cats shitting on dreamers
Then there’s cops fatal caps 3.5 per day
prisoner folks said don’t freeze Rashid winners
Supremacists nazi chaps on the rise new prey

Spencer is coming to town
white rich boy is such a clown
His friends be race cleansing down
March fifth in Lansing big crowd

also in Detroit Unite Right
Macho racist boys nightlites
March forth on March 4
fight anti semites
Killed heather Heyer
lets choke their necks tight

Just joking but I got angle right
Self defense I’m taught is alright
Genocide all up on on their minds
its more kind to severe their spines yea

Bye mistake if I miss
Y PG in Afrin
My Ire for Turkey when
they ISIS aligning

Chorus:

Rappin the news rap
trappin my views at
App users who clap
we cappin fat cats

Brrruuup ratatatatatat

Rappin the news rap
trappin my views at
App users who clap
we cappin fat cats

Brrruuup ratatatatatat

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WHEW! That was a lot of links! Enjoy!