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Gaslands is Jay Manafest's anti-oil and gas hip hop homage.

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Canadian hip hop artist Jay Manafest has released a new video, Gaslands, that chastizes the oil and gas industry. Borrowing visuals from the RCMP riot on highway 134 in Kent County, New Brunswick, as well as disturbing fly-by shots of the tar sands, Manafest's video is a call to action, both of the direct and long-term nature.

"Gaslands is a visual exploration of the traumatic effects of petroculture on the Canadian experience," says Manafest. "Released to coincide with the “Petrocultures” conference at McGill University, Gaslands is a searing indictment of the extractive industry in Canada, and the social and environmental impact of its practices."

For more of Manafest's work, visit: www.jaymanafest.com

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