by Bill Forman
In order to press enough CDs to last throughout the whole tour, Aja and Samir have launched a funding campaign at indiegogo.com/theremindersbornchampions. There are numerous contribution levels, with premiums ranging from an autographed advance copy of the album to a scarf in the color of your choice knitted by Aja herself.
As of this writing, the ReMINDers have raised $2,760, with five days left to go. The couple even got a message of support from A Tribe Called Quest legend Ali Shaheed Muhammad:
"Salaam: Know that your struggle is worth it, because you bring forth the element of remembrance and the spirit of love which inspires and motivates people in ways that you are unaware of."
Nice. For further motivation and inspiration, here's a couple of videos we like: