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Eric Bellinger – “Enough” | 2DOPEBOYZ

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Like many of us, Eric Bellinger is sick and tired of the blatant racism and constant injustice when it comes to people of color in AmeriKKKa. And like Ty Dolla $ign, he’s had “Enough” and demands change. “So many emotions. So many feelings. So much hurt. So much pain. So much sadness,” Bellinger said on Instagram. “It’s a shame we have to fear the ones that are meant to protect us. Who do we call when the help brings us harm? We as a people are outraged. We must come together as one human race. We gotta figure out a
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Listen to Phoebe Bridgers cover Bright Eyes’ ‘First Day Of My Life’

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Phoebe Bridgers has covered Bright Eyes‘ 2005 song, ‘First Day Of My Life’. The singer-songwriter, who formed Better Oblivion Community Center with Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst in 2018, has shared her rendition during the coronavirus lockdown as part of Deezer’s Home Sessions. The song, which is taken from Bright Eyes’ 2005 album ‘I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning’, is given a stripped-back treatment befitting of its original intimacy. Listen below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wUxlKI3O6A Earlier this year, Bridgers covered Conor Oberst’s ‘Mamah Borthwick (a Sketch)’ for charity. Now, Bridgers has tackled “First Day of My Life”, a classic song from Oberst’s Bright Eyes
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Teejayx6 and TM88 Release “BLACK LIVES MATTER” Protest Song

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Detroit rapper Teejayx6 has released a protest song titled “BLACK LIVES MATTER.” The track is produced by TM88 and pays tribute to George Floyd, whose death by Minneapolis police last week has given rise to protests against police brutality nationwide. Listen to “BLACK LIVES MATTER” below.Teejayx6 joins many artists who have released protest songs in the wake of Floyd’s death, including YG, Dua Saleh, LL Cool J, Griselda’s Conway the Machine, and Terrace Martin.Find more resources in the fight against police brutality and systemic racism, including a list of organizations to donate to if you’re able, here.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUoB8t-YeCg Source link
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Papoose – “Tribute” | 2DOPEBOYZ

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Like many do in times of frustration and sadness, artists have been hitting the studio to get their emotions out the best way they know how: music. In the last, we’ve received timely songs from Conway the Machine, Ty Dolla $ign, Eric Bellinger, and Run the Jewels (who just released RTJ4, for free). Now, Papoose is adding his name to the list with a “Tribute” of his own. Over a Tavares “Out of the Picture” sample (which most will recognize from 50 Cent’s “Many Men”), Pap runs through the endless list of tragic deaths of Black people at the hands
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K-pop fans drown out #WhiteLivesMatter hashtag

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K-pop fans have gathered in their droves online to drown out a surge of #WhiteLivesMatter posts. Twitter has today (June 3) listed #WhiteLivesMatter as a trending hashtag. In a bid to overpower the hashtag, K-pop music fans have used the same phrase but attached nonsensical or anti-racist messages. Variety reports that the campaign has been broadened to include hashtags including #MAGA and #BlueLivesMatter. Me when I saw Me when I#whitelivesmatter realized it was was trending. KPOP fancams pic.twitter.com/oejyxJp1KX — Izzy 👑 (@Morgg16) June 3, 2020 Thank you kpop stans for your service #WhiteLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/uvXk35vS3O — HBIC (@beefbagel) June 3, 2020
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Fiona Apple Writes New Music for Apple TV+ Musical Comedy Series Central Park

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Apple TV+ has revealed some of the guest songwriters who have contributed to the first season of its new animated musical comedy series Central Park. Among them are Fiona Apple, Sara Bareilles, Cyndi Lauper, Aimee Mann, Meghan Trainor, and Anthony Hamilton. Created by Loren Bouchard (Bob’s Burgers), Josh Gad, and Nora Smith, Central Park debuts today on Apple TV+ with the first two episodes.Each episode features “three to six original songs,” which will hit streaming services every week as episodes are released. Apple co-wrote the song “New York Doesn’t Like Your Face,” which will appear in episode 10. You can
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YG releases emotive new protest track, ‘FTP’ following George Floyd death

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Rapper YG has shared a new song, ‘FTP’ – which stands for ‘Fuck the Police’ – amid continuing protests in the US following the death of George Floyd. You can listen to the track below. In the wake of Floyd’s death protests have erupted across the US and all over the world, while a large number of well-known artists have expressed outrage over his death in Minneapolis last week (May 25). Former police officer Derek Chauvin has since been sacked and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. It’s not the first politically charged track released by YG. Back in 2016,
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Dua Saleh, Minneapolis Artist and Activist, Shares New Song on Police Brutality

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Minnesota-based singer-songwriter and activist Dua Saleh has released a new song about police brutality. Proceeds from “body cast” go to Black Visions Collective. In a statement, Dua Saleh said, “We must take action to ensure the safety of our community. We demand justice for the family of George Floyd and countless others who have had their lives stolen by the police.”Listen to “body cast” and find Dua Saleh’s full statement below. Also below is the “body cast” single artwork, which features the names of black people who have been killed by police officers in recent years.Dua Saleh released their debut
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“There’s nothing wrong with having anger, emotion and passion overspill”

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Killer Mike has expanded on his recent acclaimed speech about the wave of protests that have spread across the US in the wake of George Floyd’s death. “We have to be better than burning down our own homes because if we lose Atlanta, what else we got?” the rapper said in a televised address on Saturday (May 30) which condemned those protests in Atlanta that descended into violence. “It is your duty to not burn your own house down for anger with an enemy. It is your duty to fortify your own house, so that you may be a house
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LL Cool J Shares Emotional New Video, Rapping About the Police Murder of George Floyd

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LL Cool J has shared an emotional video of himself rapping in support of Black Lives Matter, addressing the police murder of George Floyd and the protests that followed. “For 400 years, you had your knees on our necks,” he begins, later discussing the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Breonna Taylor, Amadou Diallo, and others. He also describes the violent actions by police at protests around the country, driving vehicles through crowds and using pepper spray and rubber bullets. “Black lives matter, forever,” he says to close the video. Watch it below.Readers can learn more and donate to organizations effecting change
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