February 18th, 2011

YMR featured in the "Voicebox" at 7LIVE on ABC!

Tuesday, February 15th YMR was featured on ABC's show 7LIVE! Seven representatives of Youth Movement Records participated in the studio audience for the local TV show. You can even catch one of our members voicing his opinion live in the "Voicebox." ABC's 7Live airs Monday through Friday, from 3-4PM. Thank you to ABC's Rachel Wyatt for inviting us. It was fun!

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August 25th, 2010

RYSE Summer Jam featured in Richmond Confidential!

On Saturday August 21st, Youth Movement Records represented during a back-to-school summer jam at our partner site in Richmond, CA the RYSE Youth Center. Check out this feature on Richmond Confidential! (Just click the image for the full story!)

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November 24th, 2009

YMR Announces A Change In Leadership

Youth Movement Records Names a New Executive Director

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Oakland, CA - November 24, 2009 -The Board of Directors of Youth Movement Records (YMR), one of the Bay Area's leading non-profit youth media organizations, announced today that it has named Ms. Ryan Peters as Executive Director. She holds the top position at the organization, taking over for YMR's Founder and former Executive Director, Chris Wiltsee.
October 13th, 2009

Freestyle Workshop Featured on XLR8R TV! team drops in on a freestyle workshop, led by co-instructors K.E.V. and Doseone. Dose brings special guest, Jel, a bandmate from Anticon. Check out the video!

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September 15th, 2006

PRESS - Rapping for a cause -- how one Oakland label is making a new sound

By Eric Arnold | Special to the SF Chronicle

Hip-hop has been linked to many things, most of them negative: drugs, crime, sex, foul language, bling-bling materialism. Similarly, rap music is not usually thought of as a tool for education, positive reinforcement or mentorship. But attendees of tomorrow's "Paid in Full 2" concert at the Fillmore will witness evidence to the contrary, when opening act Youth Movement Records take the stage.

The nonprofit artist-operated record company, based in Oakland, is proof that the so-called hyphy generation isn't all about goin' dumb, ghost-riding the whip, or doing the thizz-face. Although you may not know it from listening to commercial radio or watching music video shows, today's youth are equally concerned with social issues and expressing themselves in a positive, realistic manner. And with all the recent media attention around Oakland's rising homicide rate, and the disproportionate numbers of young people affected by street violence, YMR is one of the few bright spots countering the grim statistics.

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