*In an effort to bring assistance to the families in the city of Chicago who have had children and loved ones killed due to senseless acts of gang violence, a new compilation album entitled “INNER CITY DREAMS” is being readied for release which will raise funds to pay for the burial & funeral services for the victims and to assist the families with the staggering Hospital costs that they are encountering in the aftermath of such violence.
Entertainment industry executive, Stan Sheppard, has joined with the nationally known civil rights activist/priest Father Michael Pfleger and the South Side of Chicago based organization known as “Purpose Over Pain” to work directly with the families in Chicago in their time of need by supplying the funding that is needed to bury their children and loved ones in a timely manner and with dignity.
“Purpose Over Pain” is an organization comprised of “parents who have lost children to gang violence” and this organization was chosen by Father Pfleger to be the recipient of the funds raised by the sale of the album.
Chicago’s number one Radio station WGCI-FM and their sister station V-103 FM have both joined in to help promote this project and recently featured the members of “Purpose Over Pain” on their top rated morning show to discuss the album project.
The album will feature both Rap & R&B Music from Platinum recording artists and developingstars from Chicago and from all different parts of the U.S.
The first video being released from the project is from the Milwaukee based Rap artist mknown as “Quintes Austin” and the song is entitled “Life Is Hard.” Watch:
“Quintes Austin” first rose to prominence last year when his hit single “Can’t Keep Runnin Away”was championed by BET TV, BET NEWS, EBONY MAGAZINE and BILLBOARD MAGAZINE just to name a few.
The song dealt with the subject of “Bullying” and was an instant hit on YOUTUBE and with young people all across the country.
The Chicago album project “INNER CITY DREAMS” is scheduled to be completed and released in late summer/early fall 2014.
Inquiries concerning the “INNER CITY DREAMS” project email: [email protected]
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