While 2016 was a year that took su through so many changes., It was indeed a great year for music. Sometimes things get past us…but not for long…We have found this gem by Ric Wilson ,that was released 8.22.16, entitled Soul Bounce! According to the young rapper,
“Soul Bounce” is me redefining my sound after the “The Sun Was Out”. This EP is about being you, being fearless, being powerful, being joyful, being apologetically you…let your Soul Bounce.” Mr Wilson is not only an artist he is an activist he is also activist. Here’s a little more about the artist…
Ric Wilson is a 21 year old black self-proclaimed Artist and Prison Abolitionist from the South-side of Chicago, is also 1/2 of Chicago Rap Duo “Fuck Yo Institution”. On April 1st, 2015 Ric dropped his first solo Debut Project “Penny Raps” which tells Ric’s story of going and dropping out of college due to Financial Aid reasons, and also takes a deeper look into who Ric is and how his up bringing formed him into the person he is now. Since such Ric performs often around the city of Chicago has appeared on panel discussion and led workshops at University of Illinois at Chicago, Depaul University, Roosevelt University, Loyola University, and more.
Ric also, is one of the 8 delegates chosen to travel to Geneva, Switzerland in November of 2014 representing the We Charge Genocide coalition. They successfully presented a shadow report and testified at the United Nations, charging the Chicago Police Department with genocide and torture actions on black and brown youth within the city of Chicago helping to create a worldwide connection. The trip was covered all over the US and countries foreign including Daily Mail (UK), 20 Minuten (Switzerland), MSN France, Japan Times, Zee News (India), Gulf Times (Qatar), IOL News (South Africa), Straits Times (Singapore), Business Reporter (Pakistan), Breitbart
Check out the EP and then support the artist by purchasing it for your collection. Enjoy!.
Apple Music: itunes.apple.com/us/album/soul-bounce/id1146962337