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Blessing of the Lowriders

Young Nation hosted the 18th annual Blessing of the Lowriders this year on The Alley Project at Grace In Action. Together with founder Victor Villalobos, GoodTimes and Uso Car Clubs’ Detroit chapters, Motor City Rockerz’ Who Got Da Props, Cumbia Poder, and Stitching Up Detroit this year’s event was a memorable mash of Southwest Detroit culture and tradition. 

Pastor John offered a blessing and Victor laid out the history of the Blessing of the Lowriders for event attendees.

After the ceremony Young Nation announced that HEETT 16 (Hip Hop Elements Exposed Throughout Time)–including a new large scale community mural commemorating hip hop culture and a street festival–will commence this year on The Alley Project after the original HEETT wall from 2000 at Ste Anne and Vernor was buffed last year. 

House of Marley Documercial with Young Nation, Uso Car Club

This mini-documercial (90 sec) from House of Marley features footage and descriptions of the work of Young Nation in Southwest Detroit.

THANKS MUCH to House of Marley, Noah Levy Levy, the youth and adults of Young Nation, TAP (The Alley Project), and Uso Car Club!!

Let us know what you think about the video.