DeScribe's "Pure Soul" Single Features Matisyahu and Benefits The Friendship Circle
Wed, 09 Feb 2011 13:58:14
Recording artist DeScribe has released his new single "Pure Soul," featuring dancehall-reggae artist Matisyahu. Produced by Springs, "Pure Soul" will be the first single off DeScribe's highly anticipated EP, which drops June 2011. The proceeds from the song will benefit the non-profit organization The Friendship Circle. Listen to the worldly, reggae-infused, hip-hop flavored and addictive new track here.
DeScribe has partnered with Friendship Circle for their Annual Banquet as he has a unique talent to spin hopeful messages out of seemingly dark situations. The event which will take place on Monday March 21st, 2011 and it is a one-of-a-kind event which unites those from all walks of life to celebrate together.
A singer, songwriter and producer, DeScribe's signature sound is a unique blend of hip-hop, reggae, and R&B. Born in Australia, DeScribe left home for Israel at the age of 14,then joined the Israeli Defense Force (IDF), where he was trained as a sharp shooter. He served three years with the IDF, before immersing himself in Israel's music culture, organizing tours for artists and showcasing international talent in Israel including members of the Wu-Tang Clan.
With musical influences ranging from Cypress Hill to Drake and from K'NAAN to Damian Marley, DeScribe produces and records his own unique style of hip-hop. He operates a studio in New York where he has been featured in the CBS documentary Faith, Music, & Culture. Most recently, DeScribe collaborated with Rohan Marley after a chance encounter on the streets of New York City and wrote "Livin for the Grind" as the theme song for Marley Coffee.
As for the charity that his single benefits? Friendship Circle provides assistance and support to the families of children with special needs. The majority of the Friendship Circle's innovative work with children with special needs takes place at the Ferber Kaufman LifeTown building, a 23,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility, which serves as a therapy and activity center, social meeting place, and hub for our network of volunteers, professional staff, and supporters.
Founded in 1994 with 8 Families and 16 volunteers Friendship Circle of Michigan has grown to include 250 families and over 800 volunteers. In addition, 2,500 students from schools around Metro Detroit visit Friendship Circle's Weinberg Village yearly. Since 2001 Friendship Circles have been started in over 80 locations in 22 states and 7 Countries.
What did you think of "Pure Soul?"