Artists Who Are Standing Against Racism and Police Brutality With Their Music Right Now

Following the senseless deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and others, people are searching for ways to heal in their communities and ignite change. Outraged Americans have joined protests around the country to stand against police brutality and racism, while others have turned to music to spread empowerment and hope.

Many artists are using music to communicate these important messages. Conway the Machine released a protest song called “Front Lines” on June 1, while Terrace Martin recruited some of his friends to share their own stories of abuse at the hands of police. And YG, LL Cool J, Papoose, and more have also shared powerful messages through their music.

The history of songs that protest police brutality and racism goes back decades, but today we're highlighting some of the newest records that were released in response to the events happening right now. 

Read more at https://www.complex.com/

Terrace Martin f/ Denzel Curry, Kamasi Washington, G Perico, and Daylyt, "Pig Feet"



YG, “FTP”



Conway the Machine, “Front Lines”



Dre, “Captured on a iPhone”


Skrillex f/ Ty Dolla Sign, Ant Clemons, Nia Miranda, Virtual Riot, “You See It”


Papoose, “Tribute”


Nick Cannon, "I Can't Breathe... Again!"


Lil B, “I Am George Floyd”


Trinidad James, “Black Owned”


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