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Second Listen: “Memory Boy” Tigercub

Second Listen: “Memory Boy” Tigercub Tigercub’s “Memory Boy” offers insight to the outsider’s perspective when it comes to experiencing racism and migration issues. It addresses the issues with an outsider perspective that reads matter of factly. The importance of addressing… Continue Reading →

Second Listen: “You Need to Calm Down”

Similarly to “You Need to Calm Down”, right after the 2020 elections Swift released a song titled “Only the Young” which though is not political in the sense or LGBT rights, but it represents another part of President Trump’s administration… Continue Reading →

First Listen 2023: “Memory Boy” by Tigercub

“Memory Boy” was released in 2016 as a debut album by Tigercub, a UK based band. Around its release, the UK was still in the EU and dealing with the refugee crisis. Many felt that the UK should be better… Continue Reading →

Second Listen: “For My People” by Joey Bada$$

Joey Bada$$’s, “For My People” does not have a direct lineage to any specific songs when it comes to the sound of the song, but he does sample the Superman Theme when it comes to the lyrics. ​The famous quote… Continue Reading →

Second Listen: Temptation Joey Bada$$

Although Joey Bada$$’s “Temptation” does not necessarily have any direct musical lineages as other songs have, there are a plethora of different songs dealing with similar content issues. Just like Bada$$, a variety of Black artists turned inward to their… Continue Reading →

“Sweet Life” and “FOR MY PEOPLE” Proposal

“Sweet Life” by Frank Ocean (2012) “Sweet Life” was released in 2012 and written by Frank Ocean and Pharrell Williams. The R&B song focuses in on the idea of privilege and the issue that the wealthy are ignorant and “blind”… Continue Reading →

“Female” Podcast

bellaoliva · Protest Music and Social Justice Class Podcast – Oliva Bill Wolff: Welcome back to Protest Anthems, the podcast about all things music, social justice, and protest. In this episode, Bella Oliva discusses Keith Urban’s 2018 song, “Female.” Urban… Continue Reading →

“Cherry Wine” Podcast

Emma McCormick · Protest Anthem Podcast: Cherry Wine BILL WOLFF: Welcome back to Protest Anthems, the podcast about all things music, social justice, and protest. In this episode, Emma McCormick discusses Hozier’s 2014 release “Cherry Wine”. His song’s unique take… 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 →

Third Listen: “Female” Vocals & Covers

“Female” quickly became one of country music’s best-selling hits upon its release in 2017. Its influential lyrics and unique delivery impacted an entire genre of music where females are historically underrepresented and frequently objectified. This song goes deeper than just… Continue Reading →

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