BUMP Records and KQED Present: An American Graduate

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BUMP Records partners with KQED to release American Graduate, an album centered around the rising high school dropout rate in Oakland.


released August 18, 2012

Shanelle Silas, 3ss3ns, Cinco and Bhindi G - Thinking in the Now
Written and performed by S. Silas, D. Evans, F. Blackwell, N. Gokul, J. Karon, S. Palacios
Produced by Cops-n-Robbers (JustKidding and MeMyselfni)

Cinco and Bhindi G - No Motivation
Written and performed by F. Blackwell, N. Gokul, S. Palacios
Produced by MeMyselfni

Anais Azul - In A Classroom (Interlude)
Written and Performed by A. Aragon

3ss3ns, Bhindi G and Shanelle Silas - A Teacher's Perspective
Written and performed by D. Evans, N. Gokul, S. Silas, J. Karon
Produced by JustKidding

Anais Azul - Beauty
Written and performed by A. Aragon, J. Karon
Produced by JustKidding

Cinco and JustKidding - My Perfect School
Written and performed by F. Blackwell, J. Karon
Produced by JustKidding

Recorded at BUMP Records
Mixing, Mastering and Photography by Ian Davis
Graphic design by Zoe Banks



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BUMP Records is a FREE program that gives young artists the opportunity to develop real-world skills at a youth run record label and recording studio. Accepted students produce their own album with guidance of professional staff. Individual studio time is balanced with structured group workshops where students receive instruction to specific areas relevant to working in the music industry. ... more

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