Andre Latallade known professionally as Capital-“X” is an internationally known Human/Prisoners Rights Activist/Death Penalty Opponent, Hiphop Advocate/Educator/Artist and self proclaimed Voice of the voiceless.He’s on Spotify as Capital X.
His music was sought out for use in an FBC Televisions documentary “The Green Mile” (Letters from Death Row). His music as well as recorded voice overs were used for a documentary on executed prisoner Dominique Green titled “Thou Shalt Not Kill” which included a single arranged and recorded by “X” using Dominique Greens’ lyrics titled “My World”. He also provided music for death row prisoner Kenneth Fosters documentary “Till Death Do Us Part”. “X” also received international attention on his “Walk 4 Life” in 2008 where he walked 1,700 miles from Trenton, N.J. to Austin, Texas in protest of capitol punishment. Capital-“X” has a release date of May 19, 2010 for his debut full length CD titled “305375” (The Voice Of The Voiceless)(Volume 1) which includes a single “Life” featuring Viper/Koch Records recording artist and activist AKIR. Affiliated with numerous organizations such as NCADP, TCADP, Amnesty International, TSADP, Journey Of Hope, 4Wardever, Roma Hip Hop Parade and the TMN just to name a few “X” has embarked on a non-stop campaign for human rights and true justice that equals to none. “X” has been apart of 8 European tours in 10 countries speaking and performing at countless events receiving coverage by regional and national news as well as making headlines in local, and national news papers. He has lectured and performed in elementary to university level schools, maximum security prisons and was even featured on MTV Adria on his visit to Croatia.
Most recently he was a big part of the Protest festival in Kristiansand, Norway where he spoke, hosted work shops and performed with local hip hop acts receiving national news coverage yet again. With his May 19, 2010 highly anticipated debut release many are already calling the most controversial hip hop record ever, Capital-“X” hopes to fund his continuing non-stop campaign to abolish the death penalty and mass incarceration while reaching out to at risk youth as well as prisoners and victims on both sides of prison walls. Raised in the streets and in prison, Capital-“X” turned his life around through his music he calls Reality Hip Hop, or Raptivism. A strong supporter for death row inmates, and activist for prison rights, Capital-“X” brings awareness to people and hope to prisoners through his music and lyrics.