Bill Cosby to Release ‘State of Emergency’ CD, Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Picture 27Click here to hear “State of Emergency”

Now I myself have loved and watched Bill Cosby for years, but I like a lot of people took exception to his recent rumblings in the media about the state of the ‘black community’. I may have disagreed with his approach, but the issues definitely needed to be brought up and discussed(we all have that older uncle or grandfather who is gonna tell it like it is whether we like it or not).

Picture 30But Instead of running and hiding after some minor backlash, Mr. Cosby has resurfaced with a new cd and a virtual town hall meeting, where hopes to bring forth some Hip Hop music and discussions to “create dialogue and action”. He should be commended for his efforts while other celebs ignore issues of the same black communities they were born and raised in and were lucky to make it out.

Mr. Cosby needs you to speak out at this virtual town hall meeting on Monday On Oct. 19. Cosby and the Cosnarati Band will kick off this whole project with a virtual town hall meeting in New York City. It is presented in association with Ustream and the town hall starts at 7pm EDT (4pm PDT) on urban radio station web sites across the country as well as and

The Cosnarati band will perform a few songs from the upcoming album for the first time ever during this event.  The songs will be available at digital retailers on Oct. 20, to be followed by the album’s Nov. 24 physical and digital release.
Audience members can tweet @BillCosby before and during the live town hall using and connect with him directly at

During the town hall, Cosby will simultaneously relaunch  Visitors to the site will be able to obtain the “State of Emergency” CD, its lyrics and a copy of Cosby’s 2007 best-seller, “Come On People: On the Path From Victims to Victors.”

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