RPM.fm

News

Makana Occupies with Aloha

Makana opts to “Occupy with Aloha” after being invited to perform at the Asia-Pacific’s Economic Cooperation World Leaders dinner. 

After being booked to play instrumental music at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation’s (APEC) World Leaders dinner in Hawaii, Makana chose to use his voice instead. He opened his jacket to reveal an “Occupy with Aloha” t-shirt and started to softy sing his his new song inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, We are the Many.

You can check out the video recapping his occupation of the APEC stage with an article posted on democracynow.org

Here is the music video for his powerful song We Are the Many, feel free to imagine what it was like with Obama and Chinese Premier Hu Jintao sitting out front politely eating their dinner.