Total votes for the Contest “XQ MUSIC AND ACTIVISM” : 1402
“Burned at the Stake” is about the unfair criminal justice system. It was inspired by my English teacher who taught us about social justice issues. I believe it is unfair for people to be treated as second-class citizens after one
This Beat I produced is about racial injustices that African Americans face in America.From police brutality to mass incarceration all of it. I chose to make a beat because I communicate better through music than words. With this beat I
# (Hashtag) was written in May of 2020 amidst the BLM (Black Lives Matter) protests. It really shows one of the many true emotions of the black community during this time which is fear. The song takes you on a
This song touches bases on just a few of the many adversities POC (specifically Black people) face on a daily basis. I talk about racial profiling by the police, police brutality, microagressions, and mass incarceration.
For hundreds of years African Americans have been oppressed and we have been seeing so much police brutality recently it honestly angers me. When the George Floyd and Breonna Taylor killings happened I wanted so badly to be apart of
A song discussing the issues that affect the public such as police brutality and inequality as well as people having to do bad things because their position forces them to and problems that affect me like feeling distanced with people
I recently discovered that i’m Non-binary and was having a lot of sleepless nights because i didn’t want to accept it. The middle school and high school i went to was very homophobic and trans-phobic so much that in order
As men, we have understood first hand what toxic masculinity does to someone. It confines the actions of men and the possibilities of women. We want to eliminate the expectations of how men are, and aren’t supposed to act, dress,
Often when I get “sad” or “in my feels” I like to listen to music; sometimes I’ll even write it. I’ve never been a great lyricist so what hoping to convey with this wordless little song, is that happiness isn’t
This idea is supposed to be interpretational and thought-provoking. I see the term normal as a stereotype of who you’re supposed to be, but there shouldn’t be a definition for that. As there is a lot of use of the
I truly believe that music is the most pure form of expression that exists in the world. Imbedding things that are important to me in my music is something I always enjoy doing. In the generation I grew up in,
I am a music therapist that works with kids of all ages, races, and ethnicities.
This summer brought up a lot of big feelings for the students I work with and this is a song expressing some of these feelings.
“Although this is all not sorted out
just yet, you and I are set upon
to judge and fudge and nudge even more;
although this is a vivid awe-inspiration
Of a topic seeming nothing but not “so” good,