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ABC TV-10: A visit to the new ‘micronation’ of Slowjamastan

“The pandemic kept him from traveling to another country, so he made his own.” [READ MORE]


Yahoo! news: Micronation Slowjamastan hosts ‘Meet the Sultan’ event on Sunday

“Guests in attendance received a gift bag with Williams’ business card, a postcard from Slowjamastan and 20 dubles. ‘Beware of counterfeit Dubles sold in Salton City,’ warned Williams.” [READ MORE]

Desert Sun: PHOTOS – Micronation Slowjamastan hosts ‘Meet the Sultan’ event on Sunday

“People offer gifts to the self-proclaimed Sultan of Slowjamastan, Randy Williams, on land owned by Williams in Imperial County, Calif…” [READ MORE]

Yahoo! news: New Micronation ‘Slowjamastan’ Rises from the Desert … Sort of 

“‘Many ideas are floating about,’ he said. ‘There have been discussions of things like a bowling alley, a hot dog emporium, perhaps a water park, or at the very minimum a lazy river if we can figure out the water situation — which is a challenge at the moment.'” [READ MORE]


Alta Journal: Welcome to Slowjamastan

“There was something about Crocs that really bugged Randy “R Dub!” Williams to his core. A Slow Jams DJ based in San Diego, Williams felt like someone should outlaw those atrocious shoes, but how?” [READ MORE]

The Modern Times: The Independent Republic Inside America

“Can’t forget to mention the importance of music in the country—Slow Jams, Bossa Nova, and 90s Hip-Hop are the preferred music of the Slowjamastanis.” [READ MORE]


Z107.7FM: The Sultan of Slowjamastan – An Exclusive Interview

“Wearing Crocs is a violation against humanity – I mean, who would do that?” [LISTEN]


KCBS Radio Los Angeles: San Diego Radio DJ Declared 11-acre Piece of Land as Sovereign Nation 

“If you find yourself driving on Highway 78 in the desert outside of San Deigo and see a sign that says “Republic of Slowjamastan” you have officially crossed into a new Micro-nation.” [LISTEN]


France: Un homme crée son propre pays dans le désert californien qu’il a nommé le Slowjamastan

Un DJ bien connu de San Diego, Randy Williams a créé son propre pays dans le désert californien qu’il a nommé le [READ MORE] Welcome to Slowjamastan

“Some of Slowjamastan’s greatest assets are its people. Our doors are wide open for citizenship and we boast members from all over the world – from India to Zimbabwe; from Hungary to Australia. It’s the people that really make Slowjamastan the greatest micronation on earth.” [READ MORE]


Radio New Masovia: February 9th, 2022

“You cannot wear Crocs in our nation. There is a very heavy punishment for people who wear Crocs.” [LISTEN]


Spicer Speaking: Episode 48

Regarding the recent vote on the nation’s National Fruit: “I was hoping for the circus peanut because they last a long time…orange and soft and smooshy.” [LISTEN]


KBRN Dracul 1 News: American radio personality receives increased attention within micronationalism

“Conversation has grown larger over the past couple of weeks within micronationalism, as a San Diego radio personality steers his micronation clear ahead into the micronational community.” [READ MORE]


Gay Desert Guide: Week of February 7, 2022

“There’s a new micronation run by a dictator bent on renaming the Salton Sea the ‘Sultan Sea’.” [READ MORE]

RAMP: Greetings from Slowjamastan 

“What do I do after I’ve seen every nation in the world? Basically, I ran out of countries, so I decided to make my own!” [READ MORE]


All Access: Sunday Night Slow Jams’ Host R Dub! Creates ‘Republic Of Slowjamastan’

“Benztown syndicated Sunday Night Slow Jams Creator/Host/Producer R Dub! has created his own ‘micronation,’ The eoublic of Slowjamastan on an 11-acre plot of land he owns in California’s Imperial County desert. ” [READ MORE]


Desert Sun: Micronation Slowjamastan hosts ‘Meet the Sultan’ event on Sunday

“Beside him stood Mark Corona, the head of border security for Slowjamastan. He held what looked like a flamethrower clasped tightly in his black-gloved hands.” [READ MORE]


Desert Sun: New Micronation ‘Slowjamastan’ Rises from the Desert … Sort of 

“Technically we are a dictatorship, I like to throw the hat around — the suggestion box if you will,” Williams said. “If I agree with the votes, the votes will survive. If not, I will strike it down with a vengeance.” [READ MORE]


Ruffin’ it with Rufus: From Borrego Springs to Slowjamastan

“Although ground was broken last month, I did not see any construction from the road.  I did not want to trespass … might end up in the Slow Jam Jail.” [READ MORE]


Ramblin’ Randy: 4th Stan…Slowjamastan!

“A little over an hour later, the trees and cacti had disappeared. The landscape became a little softer and simpler, with the raw sand of the desert floor becoming more prominent, dotted with spaced-out shrubs. The big blue sky and the mountains in the distance gave off pastel hues under the morning sun. I saw wooden survey markers with neon flags to my right. We’d arrived in Slowjamastan. I fell instantly in love with my land. This was beautiful.” [READ MORE]