No strangers to socially conscious music, veteran Australian rock band Midnight Oil speaks out against climate change with their latest single and video “Rising Seas.”
The following was originally published at Ongoing History of Protest Music. The Canadian Indigenous hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids recently released “No Jesus Piece,”the fourth single off their upcoming album “Life After,” which will drop on October 22. It is the follow-up to their excellent 2019 album, “Trapline” (one of
Considering the U.S. Supreme Court has two alleged rapists and both US presidential candidates were alleged rapists, the lyrics of “In Your Path” carry an additional resonance.
On Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram’s latest album, “662,” he recorded a track written about young Black Americans killed as a result of hatred and policing that was inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement.
Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Messenger’ By David Strickland (Featuring Erick Sermon, Outlaw By Nature, and Saukrates)
David Strickland is a successful Grammy-winning producer and engineer, who over a two-decade career worked with several hip-hop luminaries including Redman, EPMD, Drake, and a wide range of notable Canadian rappers.
Georgia English is a Nashville-based singer-songwriter, who recently put out a poignant album “Pain
and Power.” This collection of tunes could be considered a musical journal that chronicles English’s experiences of overcoming trauma.
This hard-hitting collaboration between two politically minded hip-hop artists was released on July 24 to coincide with the Medicare For All marches that took place on that day across 50 cities.
The following was originally published at Ongoing History of Protest Music. Punk rock has a long history of “fuck Nazi/fascists” type songs. The latest release by The Muslims, aqueer, Black, and Brown Muslim punk band hailing from North Carolina, upholds that tradition. The Muslims formed in 2017. Since then, they
Folk duo Dan + Claudia Zanes address the more somber side of American history with “Reparations is a Must (4th of July Love Song),” the first single off their upcoming debut album “Let Love Be Your Guide,” which will be released on September 10.
The following post was originally published at Ongoing History of Protest Music. Experimental musician and acclaimed spoken word artist Camae Ayewa had a prolific 2020 with the free jazz project Irreversible Entanglements and a few projects released under her spoken word alias Moor Mother. As Moor Mother, Ayewa released “Circuit