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    Bill Wolff: Hello and welcome back to protest anthems, the podcast about all things music social justice and protest. Today Lauren Bourque dissects and reflects on the song Alright by Kendrick Lamar, off his 2015 album To Pimp… Continue Reading →

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Alright Lineage

“Alright” covers many different themes within the song, some more relatable than others. Two of the themes that I decided to find lineages for are institutional racism and dealing with success/fame. While not as many people deal with fame, we… Continue Reading →

Alright Fourth Listen

“Alright” discusses a multitude of different social critiques throughout the song, some more obvious than others. Kendrick Lamar is well known for making his songs have more than just one meaning to them, and he is very famous for talking… Continue Reading →

Alright Third Listen

When I think about “Alright” immediately I assume that the genre of the song is hip hop/rap. This is because of the combination of knowledge I have on both the song and the artists. Kendrick Lamar considers himself a rapper… Continue Reading →

Alright – second listen

When Kendrick Lamar released “Alright”, parts of the country were in uproar over the mistreatment of people of color by the police. In 2015, the Black Lives Matter movement was prominent in many cities across the country and was broadcasted… Continue Reading →

Alright by Kendrick Lamar proposal

The reason why I chose the song “Alright” by Kendrick Lamar is because of the amount of layers the song has. One of the reasons why Kendrick Lamar is considered to be one of the greatest rappers during our time… Continue Reading →

Alright and Born This Way

  Alright – Kendrick Lamar   Alright is one of the singles off of Kendrick Lamar’s 3rd studio album To Pimp A Butterfly which was released in 2015. Alright gained popularity through its simple, yet repetitive chorus stating, “We gon’… Continue Reading →

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