Zulu Jesaka Sekmet Auset Aka Saylove currently has a 17 track CD called “The Original Mix” for $11.95 which includes US shipping & handling and/or you can just purchase both the album and her new book “Hip Hop and The Art of Peace Education,” the 1st to demonstrate the interconnect -edness of peace education & hip hop culture! for the small price of $29.95 at http://www.saylovemusic.com/store
This Zulu has a MA Peace Education, 2009, The UN Mandated University for Peace. Jesaka’s research project, “Peace Education and The Hip Hop Generation”, is the first text to address the interconnectedness of critical pedagogy (peace education) and hip hop culture. At present She is working to free human trafficking victim Sara Kruzan and collaborating with international groups as Epicentro Urbano and Trasciende: Asociacion Guatemalteca. “Empowering people via critical pedagogy, sustainable practices and music for a culture of peace.”
Native to Maine, one of the last true school emcees, SAYLOVE has graced the stage among hip hop legends such as Brand Nubian, X-Clan, Ice-T, KRS-One, Immortal Technique, Afrika Bambaataa, Soul Sonic Force, Killah Priest, Keith Murray, The Force MD’s and Kool Keith. Her work has caught the attention of producers and academics from the Tri-State to Tunisia. A notable emcee in Maine hip hop battles of the late 90’s into the 2k’s, SAYLOVE’s full length project THE ORIGINAL MIX dropped summer of 2012.
2007 and 2008 Saylove was voted 1st up to The Best Hip Hop Act of the Year in the Portland Phoenix Best Music Poll. She worked then as a solo artist and DJ’d also in night clubs. 2006-2008 Saylove produced the acclaimed radio program DDP on WMPG, featuring the likes of Lupe Fiasco and Davey D. In 2008 Saylove relocated to Central Am. to work on international music projects while earning her MA. In 2009 and in 2010 Saylove performed at The Hip Hop Cultural Center in Harlem, NY and SOB’s in Manhattan for the 36th and 37th Annual Anniversary of the Almighty Universal Zulu Nation. Other 2010 performances include Hip Hop 4 Haiti in Costa Rica and “Rock That!” at The Big Easy in Portland, Maine.
Saylove has singles available on iTunes. Associated acts: Jazzy Peoples, Insight, Group Hug, MC Lyte’s Hip Hop Sisters, Jasiri-X, Sev-One, F-1 Networkz. Let me personally say that I have worked with this Sister on my upcoming album as well (Strength in numbers Featuring Glorious Quan, Black U.N, O-Man, and Saylove) and she is the truth!
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