The S.O.G Crew is on the move with their new album ‘Where Legends are Born’ released in May of this year. These guys have been going full steam ahead and have not stopped yet. After just driving in from a week-long tour in Montana the crew hit the red carpet at Matsumoto’s 2nd Street Jazz Club in Little Tokyo. This L.A. bash was put together by Flawless Entertainment who is promoting new upcoming artist E Cov. Flawless Entertainment invited The S.O.G Crew out to pump up the crowd and get everyone moving. Injecting a positive hip-hop vibe to start the night S.O.G delivered and had people talking. Be on the lookout, Flawless Entertainment is looking to book The S.O.G Crew at all their future upcoming events. For more on The S.O.G Crew check out their website: www.sogcrew.com
Thursday, August 11, 2011
August 10, 2011, Anaheim, CA – Dr. Robert Ornelas, Top Advisor of Youth Development for the Republic of Burundi Africa, was called in this past week by an organization, Fire of God Outreach, to visit with the Crow Nation youth. Dr. Ornelas and members of the tribe sat with the Tribal Council to discuss the issues at hand within the community concerning the youth, water sanitation, drug use, alcohol abuse, and survival of the culture. During his and his team’s two day stay, The S.O.G. Crew and Fire of God Outreach hosted a successful event in the city park complete with food, raffled items, music, and dance contests! Both the young and the adults came out with their lawn chairs, skateboards, and dancing shoes to enjoy the evenings! Words of encouragement towards the youth and their family members to join together and believe in love for one another came from the speakers as Dr. Ornelas spoke on the microphone both nights. Many confessed, poured their hearts out and joined hands in prayer together for each other’s families. Although the reservation authorities have placed a ban on the sale and use of alcohol, several have made their way off the reservation to intoxicate themselves only to return and suffer injuries from a car crash or train wreck at their own demise. Efforts by the Tribal Council and organizations such as; Fire of God, The S.O.G. Crew, and the community, to encourage both youth and adults to understand the consequences of their choices have been the priority of late. Dr. Ornelas with his team, The S.O.G. Crew, will be returning to the Crow Nation later this month to continue the intervention process with the people. Please keep the mission in your prayers along with the families involved. Much success has already been witnessed, but there is still much change needed. Thank you and God bless.
Monday, August 8, 2011
Thursday, August 4, 2011
New Media Fest 2011 Phoenix Christian Film Festival recently released their nominations for this year’s awards. And among the list of nominations for the Best Music Video is the previously released single, ‘I Can Finally Breathe’ by Urban Contemporary Hip Hop group, The S.O.G. Crew! Filmed by Checkmate Films and directed by Jared Lundy. The video features actor, Noel G (Training Day, Bruce Almighty, the Fast and the Furious), as the drug dealing gangster and best friend of the main star, 18-year old ‘Lil’ Battle Ax’ (Robert Ornelas Jr.). The story takes you through the life of Lil’ Battle Ax as he turns from a life gone bad. ‘I Can Finally Breathe’ is off the group’s recently released album ‘Where Legends Are Born,’ distributed by Universal Christian Music Group/EMG and Whirlwind Music Entertainment. The film festival takes place this August 16th-20th in Tempe, AZ at the Fiesta Resort. For more information about the festival visit: www.christianfilmfest.org. Watch ‘I Can Finally Breathe’ and find more information about The S.O.G. Crew at: www.sogcrew.com.
Monday, August 1, 2011
July 29, 2011, Hollywood, CA – Elite TV caught up with award-winning actor, Derek Luke, at the red carpet premiere for the release of an independent film, named The Rally by a Christian-owned film company, Rallys for Christ. The film features Christian evangelist Kenneth Copeland, Danny Martinez (Grid Iron Gang), T-Bone, and The S.O.G. Crew (Universal Christian Music Group/EMG). Derek Luke is known for his award winning introduction to the feature film industry with his lead performance in Antwone Fisher, which has opened opportunities for him to work in several projects including: Friday Night Lights, Notorious, and Madea Goes to Jail. You can also catch Derek Luke in the most recently released Captain America: The First Avenger! For more Elite TV coverage go to: http://thesogcrewandelitetv.blogspot.com/ and http://www.facebook.com/pages/Elite-TV-Live/176571569034815.
Friday, July 15, 2011
In Bujumbura, Burundi Africa on July 2, 2011 Her Excellency, Mrs. Denise Nkurunziza Bucumi, was ordained as a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Rev. Bishop Dr. Arthur Kitonga a Kenyan preacher and renowned leader of the Redeemed Gospel Church officiated. The pastoral ordination of the First Lady of Burundi is the first of it’s kind in the country and all over the world. The service was held in the gardens of the Royal Palm Resort located on Lake Tanganyika. Several high-ranking authorities and distinguished guests from abroad were in attendance, including the Queen of Swaziland, Her Royal Highness NOMSA Matsebula. There were clergymen from Tanzania, Rwanda, D.R. Congo, Kenya, South Africa, Sweden and Canada in attendance as well. Burundi Head of State, H. E. Pierre Nkurunziza, in his congratulatory message to His spouse, expressed His delight to see the First Lady “chosen by the Almighty to proclaim the Good News.” President Nkurunziza went on to say He would never oppose the mission of the Lord. He instead urged the First Lady to preach the Word of God to the confines of the earth, as Jesus Christ advised his disciples. The Father of the Nation took the opportunity to provide advice to His countrymen and women. He preached love and obedience to families and throughout the country recommended following the Holy Scriptures. H. E. Nkurunziza is quoted saying, “Indeed the Bible requires women to obey their husbands, children to obey their parents and husbands to love their wives.” The President also urged the Highest Assembly to be wise, according to the biblical Proverbs in chapter 24, verses 3-5, so as to live harmoniously in their respective families.
Dr. Clyde Rivers, Honorary Ambassador at large for the Republic of Burundi said, “This is a great day for the Republic of Burundi, the continent of Africa and the Kingdom of God. This is the new Burundi.”
July 14, 2011 – Recently on July 3rd, Elite TV was invited to conduct an Exclusive Interview with Rap Legend Eazy-E’s son at the Hollywood House of Blues. Lil’ Eazy-E is on tour with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony across *(the states) promoting his music. Elite TV hostess, DJ Siren, was there to interview the new N.W.A. Rap mogul, Lil’ E on the subjects of music, NWA, his father (Eazy-E Sr.) and family. More than a decade after the passing of his father, Lil’ E pays tribute to him in his music. The true motive of his heart is to continue the empire of pure gangsta rap with the vivid and lyrically sound story-telling that he grew up listening to by his father, Ice Cube, Dr Dre, MC Ren and other N.W.A. members. When asked about his vision to continue with N.W.A., he speaks of the wisdom his father had regarding the business aspects of the group and how he will most likely follow his example in maintaining the empire left behind to him. Donned as the ‘Prince of Compton’, Lil’ E definitely reveals the king in his life as his father. He only remembers his dad as a great father to him and the several other children he had; spending time with them and sharing golden nuggets of wisdom with them. His grandmother raised him and his siblings and attributes his hope and faith in Jesus to her teachings and follows the signs God gives him to make the right moves in life. When asked to add to the interview anything that was on his heart; he spoke to the skeptics regarding the success of him ‘filling his daddy’s shoes’ and stated that his father was a great man and that no one could replace him or take his place as the godfather of gangster rap. Elite TV has released this exclusive interview for you to enjoy.
SOG Media and The S.O.G Crew have now expanded from hip-hop, urban, intervention, and education, to world news. SOG Media is a company owned by Dr. Robert Ornelas and is the official media channel for the nation of Burundi. Dr. Robert Ornelas is the Special Advisor for Youth-North America, Latin Communities, to Dr. Clyde Rivers, Honorary Ambassador at large for the Republic of Burundi. The commitment in this partnership is to make the country of Burundi and the world, a better place. www.sogcrew.com