Sun Rise Above
||The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia's notability guideline for music. (August 2011) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)|
|Sun Rise Above|
|Also known as||Sun R.A.|
|Labels||Bare Regular, Guerrilla Funk|
Sun Rise Above, also known as Sun R. A., is a hip hop artist, notable for his leftist political views and corresponding lyrics. Described as a "highly politicized rapper who manages to convey his ideological leanings in an approachable fashion", Sun Rise Above has been compared to acts like Public Enemy and the Wu-Tang Clan, as well as contemporary political rappers such as Dead Prez and Immortal Technique.
Sun Rise Above released his debut album Global Warning in 2003. In 2005, Paris signed Sun R.A. to his Guerrilla Funk imprint and an appearance on political hip hop compilation Paris Presents: Hard Truth Soldiers Vol.1 followed. Solo album "Prisoners of War" (recorded 2004), originally scheduled for release through Guerrilla Funk, was eventually released independently in 2009. A single from the album, "Free Your Mind," was released on vinyl by Finnish record label Traveller Records.
Despite a lack of mainstream attention, Sun Rise Above has received press coverage internationally. Critically acclaimed album  Every Day I Wake Up On The Wrong Side Of Capitalism was released on July 2, 2011.
- 2003 - Global Warning
- 2005 - This Means War
- 2005 - United Front
- 2006 - Paris presents Hard Truth Soldiers, Vol. 1 (featured on "Throwyahandzup" with Dead Prez and T-K.A.S.H.)
- 2009 - Prisoners of War
- 2009 - 48 Hours Toward A Better World
- 2011 - Every Day I Wake Up On The Wrong Side Of Capitalism
- 2011 - More Fucking Life
- 2011 - Forward Motion
- 2011 - Still Prisoners of War
- 2012 - Cultural Revolution
- 2012 - Nuclear Man
- 2007 - "Free Your Mind"/"Stop"
- 2011 - Enero EP
- http://www.rapreviews.com/archive/2009_05_prisonersofwar.html Sun R.A. Prisoners of War as reviewed by Emilee Woods
- Sun Rise Above Prisoners of War: Editorial Reviews
- http://www.parismusiconline.com/#!hard-truth-soldiers-vol-1 Hard Truth Soldiers Vol. 1
- Sun Rise Above – Free Your Mind / 7″ vinyl
- http://amiidonk.zzl.org/ami3evf22sz.pdf "KOMMUNISTA RAP NEW YORK-BÓL: INTERJÚ SUN RISE ABOVE-VAL." (1 June 2011) A MI IDŐNK