Nov 29, 2012
renew Jersey is a message of hope and affirmation for the millions affected by Hurricane Sandy on the New Jersey shore and beyond. A simple concept - buy a tee shirt, show your pride in New Jersey, and help those millions of people affected by the storm.
Jersey has a
strong musical heritage from Thomas Edison's invention of
the phonograph record to a vastly impressive list of native
Such inspirational artists include Nelson Riddle, Frank
Sinatra, Whitney Houston, George Clinton, Count Basie, Wayne
Shorter, Glenn Danzig, Debby Harry, Ice T, and of
course, Bruce Springsteen. From the Newark
of the early 20th century, to the first Hip-Hop recording
of Rapper's Delite in 1978, to the unrelenting
punk and metal scene, New
Jersey is and
always has been a place of musical innovation. This blog
interviewed Jersey born
Brandon Wright for a podcast earlier this year.
The Nelson Riddle Foundation's mission is to preserve, maintain and promote the musical legacy of Nelson Riddle for future generations and by doing so provide music education opportunities and benefit communities. The foundation has graciously offered to administer donations from renew jersey and get the funds directly to musicians in need in New Jersey. By keeping proceeds separate, they will be getting money quickly to those in need with little overhead - exactly what working musicians need at this time.
Ropeadope is a Philly-based record label and apparel brand that has a history of helping. In 2005 we created the renew orleans clothing line and raised over $80,000.00 for musicians affected by Hurricane Katrina. renew jersey and renew york are the company's way of helping victims of Hurricane Sandy.