- July 7, 2014
In high school, female MC Ryeisha Berrain -- more widely known as Rye Rye -- shot up to hip-hop stardom when her music caught the ear of producer and artist M.I.A. From the early days, Rye Rye’s perfect combination of club beats and raps brought a refreshing wave of originality to the genre of hip-hop. Recently, Rye Rye, who also has a successful acting career, has set her beat to the sound of equality.
Rye Rye voiced her support for marriage equality as part of HRC’s Equality Rocks campaign. She joins a growing list of musicians standing with the Human Rights Campaign on the right side of history.
And to celebrate, don't miss your chance to snag an autographed Equality Rocks lanyard. Enter by Monday, July 14th at 11:59 p.m. for a chance to win an HRC and Rye Rye gift bag filled with an Equality Rocks lanyard signed by Rye Rye, a copy of Rye Rye’s “Go! Pop! Bang!” album, an HRC Equality Rocks t-shirt and HRC Equality Rocks wristband set.
The Equality Rocks campaign is sparking a conversation about love, fairness and equality across the country. To join in, visit www.hrc.org/EqualityRocks.
And for more from the artists who rock for equality, including Galantis, Betty Who, Phoenix, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Florence and the Machine, Sara Bareilles, Tegan and Sara, Animal Collective and SOJA, follow HRC on Spotify now.