Oakland, CA - Ashel Eldridge aka Seasunz, originally from Chicago is a frontman emcee, vocalist, producer, and the founder of Earth Amplified. Based in Oakland, he performs and presents his conscious music, poetry and spiritual activism nationally. Seasunz has shared stages with the likes of Bassnectar, Wisdom, Dead Prez, Midnite, Blackalicious, Jazz Mafia, KRS-One, Zion I, Ozomatli, Damien and Stephen Marley, Michael Franti, Steel Pulse, Anthony B., Killah Priest, Warrior King, and more. His acclaimed CD release, Earth Amplified, is a fierce tribute to the Earth and peoples‚Äô liberation. Seasunz is an educator with the Alliance for Climate Education in Oakland, CA, and a Green For All Fellow. He is a co-founder of United Roots ‚Äì Oakland‚Äôs Green Youth Arts and Media Center, where he serves as the Health and Sustainability Coordinator. He is also a co-founder of CommuniTree, Oakland Resilience Alliance, and the father of a new baby boy. Facebook him.
Recipient of the Fellows Fund micro-grant award for: SOS Juice Planting Justice - Oakland, CA SOS Juice is a solar powered juice and smoothie bar created to uplift the health of communities by providing healthy food options at farmers markets and festivals. In addition to providing healthy products, the business will be run as a cooperative, employing local youth from communities of color and purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers and food providers.