All Things Music, Social Justice, and Protest

Month March 2021


AmeriKKKas Most Wanted- by Ice Cube LAND OF THE FREE- Joey Bada$$ Land of the free- the killers   The album that THE LAND OF THE FREE is featured in is called ALL AMERIKKKAN BADASS. The three Ks in the… Continue Reading →

Chanel Remixes

Remixes have been popular my whole life.  With SoundCloud being a popular destination for many DJ’s and remix artists in the early 2010s, as well as accounts across a variety of social media platforms like Patreon, Tumblr and Myspace using… Continue Reading →

Lineages – “Hunger” by Florence and The Machine

The two lineages that I find to be most interesting that my songs connect to is the theme of eating disorders or self-love and acceptance and the word choices used. In the song Hunger the word hunger is used to… Continue Reading →

Third Listen: “Burn the House Down” Performances and Music Video

When speaking about what they wanted to represent when producing “Burn the House Down,” AJR mentions “there’s kind of an exciting energy going on in our generation where people actually have power… that we can actually make change totally separate… Continue Reading →

Third Listen: “Glory”

John Legend’s and Common’s song “Glory” acts as a voice for people all around the world that have experienced oppression throughout their entire lives. “Glory” reassures us that one day, racial equality will be achieved. Moreover, one day, racism will… Continue Reading →

“Make Me Feel” Third Listen

The music video for Janelle Monae’s “Make Me Feel” opens with the singer decked out in ‘80s apparel, walking into a nightclub that we think we would only see in a movie. It has dim lighting, glow of orange, red,… Continue Reading →

“Crooked Smile”

The song “Crooked Smile” By J. Cole is about believing in yourself and not worrying about what other people think. The songs lyrics talk about embracing your flaws and not worrying what people think of you. He uses the lyrics to… Continue Reading →

Hozier’s “Cherry Wine” Third Listen

For my last listening, I am focusing on probably the most popular aspect of Hozier’s Cherry Wine, his music videos. Hozier’s use of media through his two music videos of “Cherry Wine”, with one being from its initial release in… Continue Reading →

The Bigger Picture: Live Performance, Cover & Fan Video

For the third listening post, I’ll explore three texts and media that help deepen my understanding of  “The Bigger Picture” By Lil Baby.  Firstly, I’ll be examining a live performance of “The Bigger Picture” by Lil Baby, secondly, I’ll explore… Continue Reading →

Third Listen: Promises & Pills by SOJA – Cover & Live Performance

     For this listening post I will be focusing on two texts that relate to my song, Promises & Pills by SOJA ft. Alfred the MC. I will be talking about the delivery of the song, the different tones… Continue Reading →

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