Pushing Limits

Pushing Limits – May 5, 2006

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CRIP-HIP-HOP! Pushing Limits’ three part series on disabled Hip-Hop artists. Pushing Limits celebrates May Day and Cinco de Mayo with DJ Quad from a Hip-Hop group, 5th Battalion, of Los Angeles. 5th Battalion founder and producer, DJ Quad, a Latino quadriplegic, talks about the ongoing immigration debate, police harassment, mentoring other disabled hip-hop artists, his debut CD, Bringing the Heat, and AfroLatino race relations in Hip-Hop. Produced by Safi wa Nairobi and Leroy F. Moore, Jr. Stay tuned for part three, featuring the first Deaf hip-hop
group, Helix, and Anasi, a Hip-Hop play with deaf/hearing actors. (Check out DJ Quad at www.5thbattalion.com)