Rap from the Green Streets: ‘Turn Off the Lights’

As part of an ongoing effort to encourage energy-saving behaviors, the local Green Opportunities nonprofit has released a catchy hip hop music video,“Turn Off the Lights.”

In the song, Asheville frontman Thomas Littlejohn takes a gangster rap approach to advising listeners to turn off the lights in unoccupied rooms, pull phone chargers out of the wall when not in use, put lids on pots of boiling water and take other such practical measures. The tips are culled directly from new “Green Streets” workshops the nonprofit is holding to share no-cost and low-cost ways to reduce home energy bills.

Watch the video here:

The mission of Green Opportunities is to help youth and adults living in poverty to get and keep jobs that support their families and improve community and environmental health. For more information on the organization visit its website.



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One thought on “Rap from the Green Streets: ‘Turn Off the Lights’

  1. lol

    ‘gangster rap’ ? who are you kidding? or is it ‘gangster’ anytime anytime a person of color raps?

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