UK NEWS: LONDON RAPPER COMMISSIONED TO WRITE HIP HOP TRACK ABOUT ASTROBIOLOGY

Photograph: The London Paper

A student from Wembley who uses his love of hip hop to make cosmology easier to understand, is to showcase his NASA-commissioned rap at the Science Museum tonight.

Bigwigs at the US Space Agency asked Jonathan Chase, 28, to write the “Astrobiology Rap” for the latest European edition of NASA’s Astrobiology Magazine.

The song and accompanying video is fast becoming a YouTube hit and has been viewed more than 10,000 times.

The 28-year-old rapper is a Science Communication student at the University of Glamorgan in South Wales.

He said: “Rap and hip hop music is my passion and I had the idea of combining it with science to make basic scientific ideas more accessible.  Continue reading…..

Congratulations Jonathan!

And look at  you NASA, jumping on to the Hip Hop bandwagon…(LOL)

Anyway I wonder if our Mr Chase can actually rap. He is from the UK after all, so at this point my expectations of him being any good are pretty low (LOL!) 

I will have to check out the track/video on You Tube later after I’ve left the plantation (YouTube access is blocked here).  

In the meantime if you get the chance to view the video/listen to the track let me know your thoughts please…

3 replies »

  1. what u saying Janice… Uk rappers aren’t good compared to the us ones???… I think we have great rappers over here…but anywho thats a whole ‘nother debate…

    I think this news here though is great, do ya thing bro!… make it happen!

  2. Respect for the positive comments. The support is appreciated.

    There’s a lot of rappers in the UK; but they’re not all spittin’ over Hiphop so they might be hard to find. They might surprise you.

    Peace; and stay tuned.

    J Chase

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