Scientology Chillin' With Hip Hop! A Video That Cannot Be Unseen

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UPDATE: We take a look at the curious career of Chill EB, Scientology's in-house rapper, whose song was used for this video. And we also had a late night Direct Message conversation with him that should not be missed.

Oh my. Another jaw-dropping video produced by Scientologists for internal use has made its way to the outside world.

Take a look, and after the jump we'll tell you what we've been able to find out about this latest testament to Scientology hipness.

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Chill EB (from his Facebook)
We believe that the track is by "Chill EB," a hip hop artist who credits Scientology with extending his career, such as it is. The name of the song is "Dauntless, Defiant, and Resolute," the title track of Chill's latest CD. (Chill himself doesn't actually appear in the video.)

The IAS is the International Association of Scientologists, a happenin' organization for which Scientologists are constantly hit up for expensive memberships.

Gosh, these folks sure love giving each other framed certificates.

I think I love this line the most:

"Psychiatry and SPs, you know we take them down!" And with that great gesture!

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Who is this man?
"AOSH EU" stands for, I believe, Advanced Organization Saint Hill Europe, which refers to an especially swanky Scientology facility in Copenhagen.

Can any of our European friends put an ID on the Sea Orger who appears to be the chief executive in this video? This is the best screen grab we could get of him, but he's all over the video, if you look carefully. [Readers are telling us his name is Bernd Körtel.]

We'll add more details when we can get them. We may need to wait for our European friends to rotate into the morning hours.


Should have done this last night -- the lyrics. Thanks to WWP, which got them from an IAS magazine:

Against impossible odds.
And deceptive facade.
One group outshines, man - just look at the signs.
See we winning all over the place.
Giving solutions to the world and the whole human race
We ain't never gonna back down, leave town, play the clown.
Phychiatry and SPs you know we take 'em down.
See the purpose ingrained.
It's burning in our blood.
They the passing storm.
We the unstoppable flood.
See, cuz we the IAS.
And we're dauntless and defiant.
We confront even the giants, yo.
Handle anyone barring freedom for all.
Cuz you know when we win then nobody falls.
So bring it harder y'all.
Let's make it stronger now.
Unite as one, answer the call.
Come on, and we'll forever be the winners!

Chorus: IAS. Dauntless and defiant.
So resolute. There's nothing we can't do.

Scientology ads and the PSA's.
Let's play them 24/7, watch them clear the haze.
We're lighting the path that Man has sought so long.
And now the search is over, the truth is out, the mystery's gone, see.
That's why I say there is no letting up
'til all the people are free.
You know it's up to us.
With Narconon and Criminon, Applied Scholastics.
New AOs in the conts.
Yo, it's truly fantastic.
Cuz there ain't no limit to what we can do.
So I wanna see you up your status.
Yeah - you and you and you! And you too.

Chorus: IAS. Dauntless and defiant.
So resolute. There's nothing we can't do.

From the VMs down in Haiti.
Who saved so many lives.
To the Cavalcades spreading the help so wide.
You see we unite for human rights and restore for
Man all that belongs to his life.
The Way to Happiness.
Brings the calm and the peace.
Helping all reduce crime - even the police.
Psychotropic drugs - we'll make a thing of the past.
Expose the fraud of the psychs.
And watch them dwindle real fast.
We got islands of sanity 'round Ideal Orgs.
Let's make the islands the sea by creating even more.
The dwindling spiral.
We'll turn it around.
We got the greatest campaigns
this world has ever had.
So keep the force going.
You know we'll never rest.
Cuz as a matter of course.
We be the very best.
So stand proud, shout it loud.
That we the IAS!

Chorus: IAS. Dauntless and defiant.
So resolute. There's nothing we can't do.


UPDATE -- BREAKING NEWS! Stacy Francis got the boot from X Factor tonight!

Now she's free to go on tour with Chill EB? DM, set up the world tour!!

Here's the evidence!


ANOTHER UPDATE: More Scientology Super-Chill Hip Hop, Yo! Imagine our surprise to hear from our Down Under homie, Australian journalist Bryan Seymour, who wanted us to see another epic episode of Sea Org Raps. Take a look, if you dare, and on the other side we'll give you the excellent backstory...

Obviously, there's no way to explain what possesses a human being to put something like that on camera, but Seymour took apart Secret Millionaire star Carly Crutchfield and her "CCorp" in this exclusive investigative piece he did for Today Tonight. Check it out!



The Top 25 People Crippling Scientology
#1: L. Ron Hubbard
#2: David Miscavige
#3: Marty Rathbun
#4: Tom Cruise
#5: Joe Childs and Tom Tobin
#6: Anonymous
#7: Mark Bunker
#8: Mike Rinder
#9: Jason Beghe
#10: Lisa McPherson
#11: Nick Xenophon (and other public servants)
#12: Tommy Davis (and other hapless church executives)
#13: Janet Reitman (and other journalists)
#14: Tory Christman (and other noisy ex-Scientologists)
#15: Andreas Heldal-Lund (and other old time church critics)
#16: Marc and Claire Headley, escapees of the church's HQ
#17: Jefferson Hawkins, the man behind the TV volcano
#18: Amy Scobee, former Sea Org executive
#19: The Squirrel Busters (and the church's other thugs and goons)
#20: Trey Parker and Matt Stone (and other media figures)
#21: Kendrick Moxon, attorney for the church
#22: Jamie DeWolf (and other L. Ron Hubbard family members)
#23: Ken Dandar (and other attorneys who litigate against the church)
#24: David Touretzky (and other academics)
#25: Xenu, galactic overlord


Tony Ortega is the editor-in-chief of The Village Voice. Since 1995, he's been writing about Scientology at several publications.

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FEATURED INVESTIGATIONS

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MARTY RATHBUN AND THE SIEGE OF SOUTH TEXAS

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In Germany with Ursula Caberta: [Announcing plans] | [Press conference] | [Making news about Tom Cruise, Bill Clinton, and Tony Blair] | [Post-trip interview]
The Squirrel Busters: [Goons with cameras on their heads] | [Rathbun's open letter to neighbors] | [Ingleside on the Bay, Texas rallies to Rathbun's cause] | [Squirrel Buster's claim to be making a "documentary"] | [VIDEO: "On a Boat"] | ["Anna" sent to creep out Monique Rathbun] | [Squirrel Busters go hillbilly] | [A videographer blows the whistle on the goon squad] | [Ed Bryan, OT VIII, shows the power of Scientology's highest levels]

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[Paul Haggis, director of Crash, issues an ultimatum, leaves the church]
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Grant Cardone, NatGeo's "Turnaround King": [Doing Scientology's dirty work?] | [Milton Katselas complained about Cardone's smear job] | [Cardone runs to Huffpo]
[Philip Boyd, Saving Grace actor, rips "the business that is Scientology"]

JANET REITMAN'S INSIDE SCIENTOLOGY

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[Scientology doesn't like Inside Scientology] | [Q&A at Washington Post]
[A roundup of Reitman's print reviews, and why isn't she on television more?]

HUGH URBAN'S THE CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY

[A review of Urban's scholarly history of the church] | [An interview with Hugh Urban]

EX-SCIENTOLOGISTS SPEAK OUT

[Marc Headley: "Tom Cruise told me to talk to a bottle"] | [The Nancy Many interview]
[Sympathy for the Devil: Tory Christman's Story] | [Jeff Hawkins' Counterfeit Dreams]
[86 Million Thin Dimes: The Lawrence Wollersheim Saga] | [Mike Rinder on spying]

OVERSEAS NEWS

[Scientology dodges a bullet in Australia] | [Scientology exec Jan Eastgate arrested]
[All hell breaks loose in Israel] | [Scientology sees fundraising gold in the UK riots]
[Aussie former rugby pro Chris Guider calls David Miscavige "toxic" and "violent"]
[Stephen Cox, UK church newbie, pledges 20K pounds] | [Biggi Reichert: A German Lisa McPherson?] | [The Birmingham trove: 7,000 internal e-mails]
[Australian farmer blamed for giving Tom Cruise a bad shrimp, loses her friends, family]

ODD VIDEOS AND ODDER NEWS

[Scientology singalong, "We Stand Tall"] | [Captain Bill Robertson and "Galactic Patrol"]
[Scientology wins a major award!] | [Scientology wants your money: Meet Dede!]
[Birmingham in the House! The "Ideal" dance mix] | [Scientology and the Nation of Islam]
[When Scientology was hip] | [Sad: David Miscavige makes fun of his own fundraisers]
[Freedom magazine parodies The New Yorker. Hilarity ensues.]
[Scientology surf report: Anonymous parties outside the New York "org"]

THE VIEW INSIDE THE BUBBLE

[A scientologist's letter to the Voice and its readers] | [Scientology silent birth]
[Tad Reeves: Scientology might listen to this guy] | [More Tad Reeves and family]
[Scientology never forgets: A heartwarming telemarketing holiday miracle]
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proudpts
proudpts

confidential to MOOG: new track for Chanology SF soundtrack??

Sam
Sam

Don't know who the commanding officer is but one of the oft shown grimacing certificate holders is David Pomeranz. http://www.officialdavidpomera...Talented composer and die-hard koolaide drinker.Wonder how much they fleeced the poor guy for? 

Chill EB
Chill EB

Village Voice, huh? Quite frankly, I've never heard of you. Therefore I do not know how legitimate you are as a news source. According to your first statement about me you lack credibility. You claim I do not appear in the official video? For real??And this is the official video for the song? Really??!? LOLWho are your sources for this story? Whoever it is you should replace them. Fire them!They really make you and your blog look pretty silly. If you are the one responsible for researching and reporting this atrocity you call news you should submit your resignation immediately!In closing, I'd like to say that had you asked me politely I would have spent time to allow an interview.I would have even shared with you the video for this song. You could quickly tell it is not substandard, and it was filmed in the highest quality according to the video/film industry. Speaking of quality, should you spend more time on your research and less time trying to antagonize me the quality of your blog would not be an issue.

slobeck
slobeck

This reminds me a lot of the SGI's sing-along cult pep rallies. Swap a few lyrics, insert a "kosen rufu" and a "nam myo ho renge kyo" in there and poof! Its the SGI. Creepy cults are creepy.  Same shit different cult.

slobeck
slobeck

That was hilarious. I love how they make these flashy videos and promo pieces about how they can confront and shatter any suppression, but if you get one alone, they wither and cower in fear.  #lolscientology

MarkEbner59
MarkEbner59

...and would the two of us who watch the X Factor religiously please take a moment to acknowledge how truly mediocre Stacy Francis is. Thanks.

Ker-fluffle
Ker-fluffle

You are ALL out ethics jokers and degraders, you are CI to COB and I am very ARC-X with all of you. You should all END CYCLE and when you come back, start your A to E and your OW write ups. START!

MissCabbage
MissCabbage

The IAS video was worse than an "America's Got Talent" audition!  I wanted to tear my eyes out!

Thanks a lot, Tony!  It is going to take months to recuperate!

Dean Fox
Dean Fox

Watched the vdeo on youtube and was struck by the youtube selected related videos that are all about the IAS or The India Civil Service. Surely an opportunity for LULZ?

Reasonable_Insanity
Reasonable_Insanity

Scientology made this piece of crap?

Are we sure Ark Music Factory didn't make this video instead??

pschase
pschase

As someone on the outside of this entire issue,  the vitriol displayed against Scientology always confused me - please tell me you are all Atheists. Otherwise it comes across as one guy with a vendetta masked in journalism, a few racists that hate "rap" , or finger pointing Christians who think their way is the only way.  Again, I'm just watching from the outside, and I rarely see this many comments on any given issue...and aren't there a ton of cult like organizations to be taken to task? ie, the American two party system, the Mormons, Bilderberg Group, the fore mentioned Christianity whose main boy Jesus is about as mysterious as Xenu...I'm just sayin'...

mjm
mjm

so on 11/12 at 81st and Vermont Blvd in South LA, the Co$ opened a new community center attended by Congresswomen Maxine Waters and Karen Bass and LA City Council Member Bernard Parks. somebody please 'poon them with info about who they're funneling money into.

veritas
veritas

I think Lawrence Welk might be more the speed for this group of no-rhythm robots. (thank ya, thank ya, thank ya)

SP 'Onage
SP 'Onage

Huffington Post comments are starting to blow -up about this video. You pulled it in Tony!

This is going viral! Chill E.B. is going down as the "Cracker' Rapper!' LOLZ!

CofS Exit Zone
CofS Exit Zone

Ohhhh the traction Chill E.B. is getting today. It's a beautiful thang!

/bows to TonyO

NoStasis
NoStasis

Scientology is like Lady GaGa, they both make beautifully produced garbage.

Artoo45
Artoo45

Why is it that nothing they ever do comes off as even remotely authentic. Gratuitous use of a Mercedes SL, FAIL. White, middle-class, Scilon slaves lipsynching and trying to act all "bad", FAIL. Dreadful architectural mishmash that manages to be both fake grungy and fake grandiose at the same time, FAIL. Photo of anyone in an ascot, FAIL.

LMS3001
LMS3001

These people need a psychiatrist.

Lawrence Kallimanopolous
Lawrence Kallimanopolous

Why is it that nothing, nothing they ever do comes off as even remotely authentic? Gratuitous use of a Mercedes, FAIL. Middle class, white cult slaves lipsynching and being all "bad", FAIL. Bizarre architectural mishmash that attempts to be both edgy/rustic and scilon/grandiose, FAIL. Picture of anyone in an ascot, FAIL.

Survivor
Survivor

The Guy above is the Executive Director of the Organisation in Kopenhagen where the whole video has been made.

Tye Solaris
Tye Solaris

Wow...

I just viewed that Stacy Francis clip... or is it Francis Stacy.... oh well...

Her "personal space" is a big dark cloud.... she clearly needs at least two dozen intensives to clear that up.... and certainly half a dozen 'power levels' to "erase" that horrific frown on her face... 

But then again... an afternoon on the Santa Monica Pier and a trip to "Ben & Jerry's" for a double cone.... might just produce the same 'Results'....

Her choice.

Marcotai
Marcotai

LOL at the USUAL hate mongers "reviewing" Scientologists" performances in music.Jeezzz...can you guys stick at reviewing what you have more expertise on?I heard that the newest porn movies and the latest prostitution classified ads on Village Voice are worth to be reviewed by you all experts. Please leave ARTS alone, stick to what you guys are best at.:)

TonyOrtega
TonyOrtega

I never said the Copenhagen IAS video was the official video, Chill. I made it quite clear in the followup piece that we haven't seen the official video yet. But I would like to see it.

Let's connect: tortega (at) villagevoice (dot) com

Dean Fox
Dean Fox

Should have mention yOu can see what the Independent scientlogists are saying here:

http://markrathbun.wordpress.c...

Okay we critics don't all like marty rathbun, the ex-scientologists often hate him because of what he did to them in scientology. I have no such axe to grind unless he starts to build another cult.

The thing is people often say scientology when they mean church of scientology, it's just easier.

As an atheist I view all theist religions and religions such as scientology as at best unnecessary for me. Where I object is when a religion is trying to get out of its box, like campaigning to have creationism taught as a science or when it abuses people.

Frankly people don't need churches to be religious. My take is if there is a god, which I highly doubt but cannot prove, then all religions are wrong that say you much worship god through them.

I doubt even belief in god is necessary to avoid hell if it exists, which I doubt.

I believe if by some crazy chance there is a god, heaven and hell they'll be a few sheepish athiests being invited in to heaven and a few shocked theists being directed else where.

Dean Fox
Dean Fox

I'm an atheist, but the criticism is pretty broad spectrum.

I was on God Discussion earlier and they think it's pretty crass too.

You should see what the Independent Scientologists are saying about it.

I get the impression those who watch it and listen to the lyrics find them in rather poor taste unless they're IAS members.

Dean Fox
Dean Fox

You have your own poon. You took a practise shot here and your poon is as true as statement.

As a local citizen your poons hit hardest and deepest.

Poon away and may the wind be at you back and the current in your favour.

My poon from the UK would barely scratch the skin, though it might leave a frestering boil.

Chill EB
Chill EB

Never heard of a cracker rapper. You sound a bit racist but your racism is kinda weird to me. Why would I be the cracker rapper? Going viral is in my favor you idiot! My video counts continue to climb. Reaching many more people I would otherwise not reach. The fact that you seem excited about something so trivial and petty let's me know your mentality. Go ahead. Keep working for me. Pretty soon the entire world will know about me whether they like me or not. There's a good chance I just man not like them too!

SP ' Onage
SP ' Onage

The lyrics are posted at Huffington Post.

MissCabbage
MissCabbage

You have THAT right!  These Scientology created videos are perfect examples of individuals who NEED shrinks, or has the e-meter completely fried their brains?  

MissCabbage
MissCabbage

Come to think of it, I think this video was on MTV in 1987!

Dean Fox
Dean Fox

Actually the white cult slaves are real, they just don't know it.

Guest123
Guest123

Scientology: turning dorks into greedy lying superdorks since the 50s

Carmen
Carmen

LOL...

Coming from a guy who thinks Ron was a great writer and photographer and actor and singer and....

Dude, you have no business discussing art. You clearly wouldn't know it if it bit you in the siphon.

Xenu
Xenu

We wogs have Miles Davis and John Coltrane.  Scientology has The Apollo Stars.  And that about sums up the art topic.

Billy
Billy

I agree, Marcotai.  

L Ron Hubbard's artistic skills were above reproach.  He not only wrote and performed his own much-acclaimed songs.  

He also wrote the premier book about art, called "Art" which answers the age-old question "What is Art."  It also instructs exactly how to make art with practical tips.  

The book is a sequel to his other masterpiece, "All about Radiation."

SP 'Onage
SP 'Onage

You know what cracks me up about you Marcotai?

You comment here at VV with some degree of manners only because the media and the "World" is watching.

The true Marcotai persona is at, "Ask The Scientologist" blog. Your posts are vile, vengeful and full of profanity.

So stop frontin' here with your "holier than thou" bullshit!

robinlandseadel
robinlandseadel

"I heard that the newest porn movies and the latest prostitution classified ads on Village Voice are worth to be reviewed by you all experts. "

Do tell. I suppose you folks with superpowerz in the RPF gotta talk about something, eh?

I was initially drawn by Musto's bitchy comments muhself.

Now you just go run along and get yourself rehabilitated, ok?

Yeppir
Yeppir

Marcotai: 

1.  Please point out where anyone here was reviewing anything remotely resembling "art." 

2.  From whom did you hear the newest porn movies and the prostitution classifieds are worthy of being reviewed?  Please report to ethics immediately.

Jgg
Jgg

  Actually, he invented music in a previous life, 3 million years ago, with the name Arpen Polo.  You can look it up.  Unfortunately, he could not prevent the internet from being invented.

Marcotai
Marcotai

That's right! Thank you Billy.

Clarkle
Clarkle

Marcotai is not in the cult.  He just an unempolyed troll that likes to post idiotic comments and end each statement of stupidity with a LOL. 

Guest
Guest

That's total B.S.  I PERSONALLY invented music 3 million years ago, myself.   So that Hubbard guy doesn't have a leg to stand on. I even have proof!

Guest123
Guest123

LOL yes Thank you Billy. Nothing like watching the cult lap dog dive for a scrap covered in sarcasm

Sam
Sam

Cult member vs unemployed troll... What's the difference?Both are completely useless to society and will do anything for a free meal and a bit of pocket money.

Carmen
Carmen

The value of a troll lies in the straight lines thrown out that give people a great opportunity to drop some knowledge on teh noobs.

Arthur
Arthur

Correct!  Marcotai is not a Scientologist.  He's trolling both sides, trying to get a rise out of critics while, at the same time, making Scientologists look very bad.  Pretty good trolling, if you ask me.

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