Emmanuel Jal: The music of a war child

About this talk

For five years, young Emmanuel Jal fought as a child soldier in the Sudan. Rescued by an aid worker, he's become an international hip-hop star and an activist for kids in war zones. In words and lyrics, he tells the story of his amazing life.

About Emmanuel Jal

Emmanuel Jal's hypnotic voice rises from hellish origins as a beacon of hope for those caught in seemingly endless cycles of war and despair.

from ted.com

I was hanging with Adam W. last night and he showed me this video... it's a good reality check that we still live in a world with so much suffering, and there is much work to do.