Sadat X, Lord Jamar, Beatnutz, More On Board For 9th Annual Black August concert

The 9th Annual

Black August concert is scheduled to kick off on Sunday (Aug. 13) in New York’s

Times Square. Brand

Nubian’s Sadat X and Lord Jamar, CL Smooth, The Beatnutz, M1 of dead prez DJ Evil

Dee and others will perform during the concert, which takes place at B.B. Kings

Blues Club from 8pm-12am. The

long-running concert, which is a project of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement,

is dedicated to survivors of Hurricane Katrina, as well as The Angola 3, a group

political prisoners incarcerated in Louisiana.Organizers

have announced that Black August will have international dates with an event in

Brazil on Aug. 16 2006.Tickets

can be purchased at Phat Beats, Caribbean Cultural Center, Harriet’s Alter

Ego, www.ticketmaster.com or blackaugust.com.

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