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Protest Songs

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    The United States vs. ‘FDT’The first time Donald Trump was impeached wasn’t in Congress. It was in a song by YG and Nipsey Hussle.
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    YG Releases ‘FTP’ Video Filmed at Black Lives Matter Protest in HollywoodHe co-organized the L.A. protest on June 7.
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    Watch Charli XCX and Friends Get Political, Cover ‘Gimme Shelter’War, children, it’s just a shot away.
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    Carole King Releases an Acoustic Version of Her Song ‘One Small Voice’King forgot she had recorded a second version of the song until just last week.
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    Prepare for 1,000 Days of Protest SongsA new song will be added each weekday for the next four years.
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    All the Songs Protesting Trump’s InaugurationFiona Apple, Gorillaz, Sleater-Kinney, and many more will not be silenced.
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    Brownstein, Malkmus Drop Charity Protest AlbumIt’s pay-what-you-want, with all proceeds going to Planned Parenthood, The ACLU and 350.org.
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    Moby Made a Playlist for a Trump Inaugural Ball He Will Not Be Playing AtThe playlist includes Public Enemy and various protest songs, obviously.
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    Rebecca Ferguson Won’t Sing at Inauguration“There are many grey areas about the offer for me to perform that I’m unable to share right now.”
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    Fiona Apple Made an Anti-Trump Christmas Carol“Trump’s Nuts Roasting on an Open Fire” is truly something.
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    ANOHNI Asks Obama to Free Chelsea Manning“With Trump incoming, if you leave Chelsea there, she will never see the light of day, or worse.”
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    Death Cab for Cutie Wrote a Song About TrumpIf this election season has plunged you into a deep depression that’s best complemented by quiet despair and emo music, you’re in luck.
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    Watch Usher and Nas’s Racially Charged New VideoThey’ve released the song and video for free on Tidal.
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    Janelle Monáe Made a Powerful Rallying Cry for #BlackLivesMatter “Hell You Talmbout” challenges you to #SayTheirNames.
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    D’Angelo Brings #BlackLivesMatter to SNL“We only got outlined in chalk.”
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    Mickey Rourke Ram Jams Some Cops in ‘Shuttin’ Detroit Down’ Music VideoConsider the economy saved!