Saturday, November 12, 2005

Asheru and Boondocks

Asheru of The Unspoken Heard pens theme music for ‘The Boondocks’ November 7th, 2005 The long awaited ‘Boondocks’ animated comic strip premiered last week on Cartoon Network’s [adult swim]. Aaron McGruder’s comic strip has long been a
favorite in the Hip-Hop community. And finally after several years of hard work and development it has reached the small screen.

By moving ‘The Boondocks’ to TV Mr. McGruder has been able to add the audio aspect that has been the unheard soundtrack for the past 6 years. To help provide the audio soundscape Aaron tapped veteran indie Hip-Hop artist, Asheru of The Unspoken Heard. (Check back a few months for Fixins interview with Asheru)

Asheru aka Gabriel Benn, a big supporter of ‘The Boondocks’ from day one, performs the intro for the show. Asheru initially met the show’s creator soon after the strip was created at the University of Maryland in the late 1990’s. And ever since Aaron and Asheru have watched each other’s career progress looking for ways to work together.

‘The Boondocks’ can be see on Cartoon Network – Sundays at 11pm

Asheru’s latest release ‘Insomnia’ as well as ‘Soon Come..” and “48 Months” are in stores now


At 8:34 PM, January 18, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

that fucking theme song is off the hook. cuz was flowin like shit

At 10:00 AM, February 03, 2006, Blogger Tamu said...

I can't get enough of it...

At 1:51 PM, April 06, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

that the Shit so deep so true great job

At 9:57 PM, May 23, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

where can i hear those beats from boondocks on the net? anywhere? and some of asheru's songs from sum of the episodes

At 11:45 PM, January 20, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

yea das show is sikk wuts da intro song

At 7:41 PM, February 05, 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm a 30 year old white male who has always loved the Boondocks and never liked hip hop...until now.


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