Press Release: California Peace Prize winner, U.S. veteran, actor and musician, Chill E.B.will be performing live at a Huge Block Party to announce the top 3 winners of a Nation-wide music video contest.
Artists from all over the country have submitted music/performance videos in a contest sponsored by the Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Florida to help raise awareness of the harms of psychiatric drugs.
When: Sunday, Sept. 26th 6:00-8:00pm (doors open at 5:30pm)
Where: Postcard Mania
2145 Sunnydale BLVD Building 102
Judges: from Cleartrack Productions, will determine the winner of the contest.
Rap Singer, Chill EB will be performing his famous "Y'all Busted" song that exposes the fraud of ADHD.
Sally Gatza will be performing her new song as well.
Dr. Ronald McDowell will be offering sketches of attendees and performers.
Donation: $10 now and $15 at the door.
Call 727-442-8820 to get your tickets now.
Chill E.B. raps to the beat of a very familiar message. His song, "Y'all Busted, has started to rise to the top in views on YouTube. His message is clear and it is one that people of all ages and all walks of life can relate to. His message speaks to the youth in all of us who remember being at school and being identified as hyper, unfocused, or unable to "fit-in". Y'all Busted is one of his most recent works, in a long line of performances.
Chill EB has entered this song in a music/video contest that is being sponsored by the non-profit watchdog organization, Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Florida. Musicians and performers from all over the country, are entering their songs and performance poem in a contest that will help to educate families regarding the facts behind mental health and behavioral health issues.
Bio: Chill E.B. Rap Singer and Humanitarian
Chill E.B. was first discovered by James Earl Jones (Field of Dreams, Hunt For Red October, Patriot Games, Coming to America, voice of Darth Vader, etc.) who inspired his acting and music career. The video for his first hit, ..Menace To Society.. appeared on BET during the early 90's--remaining on rotation for several months and launching his career nationally.
In addition to his own albums and singles, he has collaborated with many Bay area hip hop and rock artists with groups including Consolidated, MCM & the Monsters and has appeared on the Tech & Sway Wake Up Show several times. Chill has also been billed along side many of the greats in co-op hip hop concerts such as KMEL's Summer Jam, and the Bay Area Music Awards--then known as the BAMMIES. He is also know for becoming the first hip hop artist to perform live backed by an orchestra. In 1994, Chill performed 3 songs from his album Born Suspicious in which he was backed by the world renowned California Symphony, conducted by Barry Jekowsky.
Others know Chill for his acting career which includes screen credits for the movie ..Mad City.. with John Travolta and Dustin Hoffman and as the international spokesperson for Sega/Genesis video games for which he starred in more than 8 commercials aired internationally, several voice-over performances and several public service announcements. Chill E.B. provided the voice for a popular PSA which won 7 Cleo Awards.
Due to the humanitarian content of his music, his social betterment campaigns such as the Knowledge is Power Revolution, work with youth sports and education programs including the many basketball camps he manages throughout the year, Chill won the first-ever California Peace Prize from The California Wellness Foundation, based in southern California. Chill is also recognized as a finalist for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award by county supervisor Sunne Mc Peak. One of Chill's most prized accolades is the proclamation from the mayor of his home town and City of Jacksonville, NC proclaiming August 14, "Chill E.B." Day. Chill E.B. is a veteran of the U.S. Army---and comes from a line of military veterans. Chill E.B. is also an ex-collegiate athlete.
Bio: Dr. Ronald Scott McDowell
Dr. Ronald Scott McDowell is one of the most talented artists in the world. With nearly 2,000 original works to his credit, McDowell is a painter, an illustrator, a portraitist, a muralist, a sculptor and a poet.
McDowell, having received national notoriety for his artwork over the course of several decades, has earned international acclaim in the past 10 years for his sculptors.
All of McDowell’s works of art are famous for their facial detail and embrace a full range of human emotions, which captures the essence of individuals of all races and cultures. His work is so life-like that it appears as if it could walk right off the canvass or edifice it is housed
He has also been commissioned by some of the most notable people in world affairs and entertainment to render portraits, including, Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Barry Gordy, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Rosie Greer, Elvis Presley, Lionel Ritchie, AG. Gaston, Eddie Kendrick and Cecil Fielder, just to name a few.