GO GO MURAL FUND

$1,175 of $9,000 goal

Raised by 31 people in 19 months
MANY VOICES, MANY BEATS, ONE CITY is a new mural dedicated to GO GO music and the musicians who have created the sound of our town. Located in heart of Anacostia at 2420 MLK Avenue, SE.

Measuring at 125 ft L X 25 ft T, the mural is a massive undertaking. When it is completed this mural will be the first in the city to honor the legacy of these musicians by incorporating an image recognition application which allows the viewers to access video content by scanning the murals surface with their mobile devices.

This mural will serve as an educational tool for future generations to learn about GO GO music and its importance to our city.

The mural is already in progress (we began last fall), and we will be returning to the mural site April 24th-31st to install portraits of several musicians who have passed away, including Chuck Brown, Little Benny, Fat Rodney, Byron "BJ" Jackson, and more.

We are seeking to raise the funds immediately to complete the mural painting, which includes additional supplies, artist stipends and the rental of a lift to complete the upper portions of the wall, as well as the needed coding for the image recognition function of the mural.

Your support will make the difference in us being able to complete this important mural, and in turn creating a valuable educational resource for the community.

We thank you for your time and support.
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We are very close to finishing this mural! Our deadline is Monday July 31st. We are still in need of renting a lift to get us up to the top of the wall. Without it we will not be able to complete this work. We need $500 to rent the lift and we need it soon to be able to reserve the rental for Monday morning. Please donate, share and encourage others to do so as well.
We are so thankful for all of the support from the community that we have received thus far and thank all of those who have donated and shared over the past few weeks.
Many Voices Many Beats One City
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Rainy days are the worst for painting, but a great opportunity to update you on our progress.

This week has been productive with artist Nessar Jahanbin's portrait of legendary rapper/talker Fat Rodney taking shape, s/o to Rodney Jr. who has been with us since we began this project and is helping to push our campaign on social media!

We also had some great conversations and visits with members of some of the bands who's names grace the mural. Special s/o to Buggy of BYB for stopping through and checking us out!

So far we have raised $920 towards our $9,000.00 goal!

We will be dodging rain drops over then next few days so lets see if we can get more folks donating and sharing the link for this epic project!!

#manyvoicesmanybeatsonecity
Fat Rodney by Nessar Jahanbin
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Hope you are all having a great start to your week! The weather is perfect to get back to work on #manyvoicesmanybeatsonecity

Last week we had some amazing progress! And looking forward to even more!

We still need you help, please keep sharing this campaign, and let folks know why they should donate to this important project!
#MANYVOICESMANYBEATSONECITY
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Thank you to all of our friends who have donated and shared our #gofundme campaign! We have had some great progress this week, beginning portraits for #fatrodney and #byronjackson

We still have not reached our goal yet and need your help!!

Please donate and share our campaign with your network!!
Nessar Jahanbin painting #fatrodney
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$1,175 of $9,000 goal

Raised by 31 people in 19 months
Created April 18, 2017
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$20
Sherry Meneses
15 months ago

Good luck fam! Do it BIG.

$25
Molly Ruland
15 months ago

Great work, I hope you reach your goal.

DB
$100
David Benitez
15 months ago

Hope this help! Cheers!

$25
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