Sunday, April 6, 2008

paterson's da yunginz

from program director ron cope: On Thursday April 3, Silk City Media Workshop (SCMW) had the World Premier of the video "Who We Be" by the Da Yunginz. Da Yunginz are a newly formed rap group from Paterson NJ who met at the Paterson YMCA NJ After 3 Program at Alexander Hamilton Academy. The group has two talented young women and four gifted young men.

Their work was put together in collaboration with Arts for Kids Records (ATKR). ATKR's sent the Executive Producer Tony Lewis, to work with the group to complete this project and it was a masterpiece. The was shot and edited by the up and coming Video Director, Steve "Quick Fingers" Fiedeldey.

We would like to thank, the Paterson YMCA, NJ After 3, Ronald McDonald House Charities, and Passaic County Community College for their undying support for our innovative programs. We would also like to thank Gaby Rinkerman and Gregg Festa for their belief in our project.

See the video or check out silk city media. The CD and video will be on sale as a bonus, on the Global Youth Service Weekend album to support Relay For Life. If you need more info about Global Youth Service Weekend please contact Vicki Fernandez at 973.413.1626 or

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