Rated: |

Scribe's 'Not Many Cities' played at Christchurch memorial

Kiwi rapper Scribe's song 'Not Many' will be played today by mourning Cantabrians who are remembering those lost one year ago in the devastating magnitude 6.3 quake.

The February 22, 2011 the Christchurch quake claimed 185 lives.

The idea behind the single when it was released was to celebrate the strength, courage, pride and the incredible spirit of the people.

The lyrics of the song "How many cities you know that roll like this… not many… if any," acknowledges the terrible events of the last year.

Hundreds of people, including about 300 family members of quake victims, turned out this morning to remember their lost loved ones at a service in Christchurch's Latimer Square.

The Latimer Square service focused on the quake victims' families

A civic memorial service at Hagley Park followed at noon.

The special release of 'Not Many' is available for purchase on Amplifier.co.nz with all proceeds going to Plunket.

A video featuring local Cantabrians, including Mayor Bob Parker, can also be viewed here.

Check out Scribe's full video here

User comments

Write a comment
Email: *
Your email will not be shared with any third parties or published with your comment.
Nickname: *
Location: *

Maximum characters 1000

Comment guidelines > View full guidelines
Avoid using:
  • Personal attacks
  • Irrelevant comments
  • HTML tags
  • Personal information
  • Offensive language
comment guidelines X
Thank you for sharing your opinions with other users of NineMSN. People will find your comments more helpful if you include relevant information and avoid some common pitfalls.
Please note: All reviews and comments submitted are subject to moderation, NineMSN reserves the right to alter and / or remove any content that does not comply with usage guidelines.
What to include in your comment:
  • A title that briefly summarizes the opinion expressed in the comment.
  • Additional comments adding more detail.
  • Comparisons to other similar products, if this is relevant.
  • To create a new paragraph, press the Enter key twice.
What not to include:
  • Information that will quickly go out of date.
  • Comments on other comments or commenters.
  • Language that other users may find offensive.
  • comments of one sentence or less. Provide information to support your opinion.
  • Personal information like your email address or telephone number.
  • HTML coding. Tags like <b> or <i> will not be recognized.

Kendall Jenner says Kardashian brand works against her in fash worldKendall Jenner says Kardashian brand works against her in fash world
Jul 30 2014 12:10PM
Having a famous family doesn't always get you places and Kendall Jenner knows this all too well.
Read full story
ninemsn: CelebrityFix Spotted
David Beckham with sons Cruz and Romeo James at Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards
Famous friends who dated the same personFamous friends who dated the same person Lindsay Lohan: One year since rehabLindsay Lohan: One year since rehab Red carpet: 2014 Young Hollywood Awards Red carpet: 2014 Young Hollywood Awards