“The racists get down / the sexists get down / They get out of their seats and Trump Around!” raps Donald in this parody of the House of Pain classic.
Paul Kantner denied creating political songs, but still wrote classic protest music, from “Volunteers” to his SF concept album, “Blows Against the Empire”
Andy Worthington of The Four Fathers talks about his album, “Love and War,” and what influenced him to become a writer & performer of protest music.
Ted Cruz has the Ivy League curse/
Got an ego so big he might burst/
So shameless a liar/
His pants caught on fire/
Global warming — perhaps at its worst!
How is the Internet doing? What would the Internet say if it could speak … or rap? Juice Rap News takes a look at the State of the Internet in their latest video.
Indigenous singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie sings, “And me I watched it grow: corporate greed & a lust for gold & coal & oil and, hey, now uranium.”
The Canadian government is investigating whether a scientist violated the public service’s “ethics code” when he wrote and performed a protest song against Prime Minister Stephen Harper. As reported last week by the Toronto Star, Tony Turner was put on leave with pay. Turner is a longtime employee, who has
The following list is aimed at putting to rest the notion that there is an absence of protest music or a lack of protest bands or singers. Many of the bands and singers are largely unknown and mostly do independent work. It is our hope that we might be introducing you to these bands and singers for the first time.
There’s a popular idea, often repeated in the media, that all the protest music is gone. Kevin Gosztola’s new Protest Music Project will highlight the best protest music of the 2010s, and provide new artists a forum to highlight their best work. Most of all, it will help end the myth that protest music died with the 1960s.
From “Music’s Role in the Movement for Black Lives: An Interview With Robert Glasper” on Truthout: If you say to my 6-year-old son, “What do we want?” he’ll tell you, “Justice.” If you ask him, “When do we want it?” he’ll tell you. “Now.” He has marched and chanted, and