All Things Music, Social Justice, and Protest

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XXX. – Final

Hello, welcome back to protest anthems. The podcast about all things music, social justice, and protest. Today, Emily Blumetti discusses Kendrick Lamar’s song X-rated (XXX.), the eleventh track on his album DAMN. The song was released in April of 2017… Continue Reading →

XXX. Lineage

In XXX., Lamar addresses so many social injustices that he has faced during his life. He is originally from Compton, California and has grown up being surrounded by police brutality, gang violence, as well as many other horrible things. The lineage… Continue Reading →

XXX. – Fourth Listen

Kendrick Lamar is always offering his critiques on how to be a better country and even a better person through his notable lyrics and songs. In XXX., Lamar brings up the social justice issues of gun violence, gang violence, corruption on Wall… Continue Reading →

XXX. – Third Listen

According to, “rap music is a style of popular music, developed by disc jockeys and urban blacks in the late 1970s, in which an insistent, recurring beat pattern provides the background and counterpoint for rapid, slangy, and often boastful rhyming patter glibly… Continue Reading →

XXX. By Kendrick Lamar – A Second Listen

After listening to Lamar’s “XXX.” once again, I think it is important to look at the meaning and context behind the song. In doing so, it will give me and other listeners more insight to why Lamar decided to write… Continue Reading →

XXX. by Kendrick Lamar

XXX. by Kendrick Lamar is a song that I have always found intriguing. It has a lot of underlying messages that are not very apparent when listening. It is a song that I have listened to so many times but… Continue Reading →

We are the World for Haiti and Diamonds From Sierra Leone – Bringing awareness and more!

As we begin this semester looking at protest songs more deeply, I am excited analyze two of my own. The songs I have chosen have been some that have previously inspired me in the past. The songs are We Are… Continue Reading →

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