Music Gallery

Browse the sound gallery below to listen and check out the top submissions. Public voting closed on January 28th. The most upvoted song is Problems of the Public & Fears of the Private by Fausto Guzman. 

Rounding out the top five: Target by Daniel Triggs, Levels by Corneria Greeer, what did u mean when u said ‘normal’? by Violet Woodbeck, and Toxic Emotions by Emry Herring, Jesus Garcia, and Jhaiell Kilgore. You can watch SOL Development react to top submissions on YouTube

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Contest Ended
Total votes for the Contest “XQ MUSIC AND ACTIVISM” : 1402

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.

Michael
Harper
5 Votes

This is a chill, R&B/Hip-Hop song that I wrote about my girlfriend.

Chaitha
Dasari
3 Votes

this song is about racism and how its affecting us

Natalie
Davoren
3 Votes

This song tells me a story and I hope it tells one to you

Amariana
McKinney
2 Votes

About the day that I was open and came out to my family, and kind of a fantasy of how I would like my family and how I would like that day to be on the day I get married.

Anna
Kalumbula
2 Votes

Stank Eye is a song that questions people about why they judge and choose to bother others. It also helps people see what others might feel like when they are judged or looked at in a nasty way.

Natalie
Young
2 Votes

Love Song

Timothy
Walker
1 Votes

This discusses how America looks to the homeless in our country. It also encourages us to change our attitudes towards those in bad situations. We can change our country one mindset at a time. It urges people to be kinder

Heather
Risher
6 Votes

“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

Madison
Skeldon
24 Votes

Lofi

anthony
diaz
2 Votes

Rip to the legends we lost

Ranen
Ford
2 Votes

A song about how students may not discover what they’re passionate about due to education’s focus on getting kids into college, despite college being the place where students should develop in the field they’re passionate about. A software voice synthesizer

Thomas
Edwards
26 Votes

This song is about the environmental problem of marine pollution. The ocean is a beautiful thing, but it is being destroyed by our ignorance and greed. I wrote this song to call attention to the issue and the many problems

Sarah
Epley
5 Votes

This piece I have composed combines Rustic Black Metal as well as more traditional Germanic acoustic sounds in an effort to truly exonify my personal existential journey whereas I am in a world of which I do not belong. As

Dylan
Schmeichel
22 Votes

Our world needs the light of God!

Janelise
Sepulveda
24 Votes

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

Fausto
Guzman
161 Votes

I had a lot of song ideas about the current issues in our world today and I couldn’t decide what topic to choose. What I decided to do is take every issue I approach and witness on a daily basis

Nia
Patrice
14 Votes

I am advocating for mental health and my song is about coping with anxiety.

Airyana
Mallardi
72 Votes

Made in just 5 days, virtually, by 6 young peers from India, Turkey, Jordan and Germany. The GSYUN – UNITE song embraces light amidst darkness and promotes unity and a sense of peace and solace in chaos.

Purvi
Wadhwa
3 Votes

This song conveys a message on mental health. The song itself speaks about putting a mask on but also crying for and no one listening

vanessa
perez
68 Votes

I chose to talk about racial inequality through the perspective of a black woman because that is who I am. By being a black woman, I face challenges due to being both “black” and a “woman” in addition to challenges

Tierson
Wood
7 Votes

My song is telling my perspective of racial suppression and how I’m tired of sitting down and watching my closest friends be hurt just for being the race they are my instrumental is about change and how we need to

Joshua
Wallace
37 Votes

This track was made my me with iPhone headphones and Soundtrap.

This song is about being unapologetically yourself no matter what others say because we all don’t always get to choose our battles, but we are all born who we

Tiffany
Sawyer
11 Votes

My song is to encourage others to make them feel motivated when they feel emotionally distressed. It’s a reminder that God is there to helps us through it.

Temiloluwa
Odukoya
5 Votes

The song is talking about how my character “MarTrise” has stayed inside of a toxic relationship and gave everything he could to keep the relationship strong. This is called “feeding into the fire”. Eventually he finds his self-worth and decides

Martrice
Greene
3 Votes

This song was written about my journey from the depths of self-loathing to my realization that being perfect is not necessary to love who you are. I then reflect on my experience to help other individuals climb out of the

Drew
Kardos
34 Votes

I am an 18 year old rapper who started making music when I was 12 and released music in June of 2020

Rod
Collins
4 Votes

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

Christen
Stringer
45 Votes
Jefferson
Brown
2 Votes

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

Violet
Woodbeck
112 Votes
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