Black Rhyme Organisation To Help Equal Rights

Also known as B.R.O.T.H.E.R Movement, B.R.O.T.H.E.R. (Black Rhyme Organisation To Help Equal Rights), B.R.O.T.H.E.R. Congress, B.R.O.T.H.E.R. Movement, B•R•O•T•H•E•R
Members of B.R.O.T.H.E.R.: Benjamin Balogun, Cookie Crew, The, Demon Boyz, Gatecrash (2), Hijack (2), Icepick, The, London Posse, London Rhyme Syndicate, MC Mell'O', She Rockers, Standing Ovation

Discography of B.R.O.T.H.E.R.:

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# Cover Release title Total tracks Download full release in mp3 Release Date Label

Beyond The 16th Parallel

5 mp3 1989 4th & Broadway


4 mp3 1992 Tribal Bass Records

Beyond The 16th Parallel

3 mp3 1989 4th & Broadway

Beyond The 16th Parallel

5 mp3 1989 4th & Broadway
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The Black Rhyme Organisation To Help Equal Rights (B.R.O.T.H.E.R. ) was a collection of some of the most talented UK Hip Hop artists around in 1989. Instigated by the political ragga-rap group Gatecrash (2), the main purpose of their debut single release, "Beyond the 16th Parallel," was to raise awareness of the racial inequalities of the South African apartheid regime.
Assembling an all-star line up, including the late Bernie Grant MP, each of the separate groups had the task of tackling the specifics of the Botha government. With this as a new main focus, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R. project managed to temporarily stem the inter-group friction that existed across much of London's Hip Hop community. All artists royalties were donated to the African National Congress (ANC).
This led to a second B.R.O.T.H.E.R. project entitled "Ghettogeddon", a three track release focused entirely on the rising inner city gun culture of the nineties. The release was preceded by a BBC documentary entitled "The violence must cease". All associated artists' royalties were donated to SCAR (Sickle Cell Anaemia Research).
In addition to the list below, also members of the movement:
Freshki, Junior San and Trouble & Bass.

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