This is a project that dates back to 2007 according to organizational e-mails I’ve recovered. That is four years before Stephanie and I became involved with KmB, Pro-People Youth. Fittingly, this is better late than never.
We held our first recording session with the kasamas: Jay, Chris, Kacey, Manila, Andrew, Cheryl, and Cy. It was super fun having everyone in the living room, and we were able to record some chants down too. The neighbors might think we are some crazy Filipinos, and maybe they are not wrong because who else spits poetry with no shoes on inside the house. Us.