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HereComesTheSUN Peoples Climate Music


Cover of the 1969 Beatles iconic song inspires hope to solve climate change and support communities impacted by hurricanes and environmental disaster FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., September 22, 2017 – Today Hip Hop Caucus, creator of People’s Climate Music, debuted “Here Comes the Sun,” on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal and Amazon Music, featuring Grammy nominated singers Jeremih and Antonique Smith. The inspirational track is a cover of the song written by George Harrison that was first released on […]

NOISEY: Native Artists Have United to Make a Song for Standing Rock

Watch the premiere of the video for “Stand Up / Stand N Rock” and sign the petition urging President Obama to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. By the time I finish writing this, the indigenous-led movement to stop the North Dakota Access Pipeline, a $3.8 billion, 1,172-mile tube that would stretch through sacred grounds of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and potentially damage one of their major water supplies, could be under siege. The US Army Corps of E read […]

VOX: The 2017 VMAs will feature a “Best Fight Against the System” category

MTV has announced its 2017 Video Music Award nominations, which are dominated by Kendrick Lamar’s eight nods for “HUMBLE.” But just as notable as the names up for awards this year is what those awards are named — in particular the VMAs’ newly rebranded social awareness category. Debuting during this year’s ceremonies on August 27, the VMAs’ newly named “Best Fight Against the System” category features prominent artists like R&B singer John Legend, pop sensation Alessia Cara, and rapper Big […]

HIP HOP DX: Taboo Asked Police “Where Is The Love?” During Standing Rock Protest

Last weekend, HipHopDX spoke with Native American indie legend Litefoot about the protest in Standing Rock regarding the North Dakota Access Pipeline — days later, the movement earned a grand victory by way of The Army Corps of Engineers denying a permit for further construction of the pipeline. Though Hip Hop has spoken about American Indian rights before, this was the first time there’s been a major push from the culture regarding rights for Native people, who have been historically […]

POWWOWS: Mni Wiconi Benefit Concert to Feature Nationally Renowned Artists, Focus to Raise Legal Funds Against Dakota Access Pipeline

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe with host the Mni Wiconi Benefit Concert from Friday, November 25, through Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the Prairie Knights Casino in Ft. Yates, North Dakota. The concert will feature dozens of internationally recognized entertainers, actors, leaders, youth and will be broadcasted through to the wider world. The broadcast will feature a text to donate campaign to assist the tribe in raising legal funds against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Read more… COMMON, MALIK YUSEF & KUMASI – TROUBLE IN THE WATER

To celebrate Earth Day today, Common & Malik Yusef teamed up for a powerful new video called “Trouble In The Water” featuring Kumasi. Directed by Manny Reel, the socially-conscious visual brings awareness to climate change, pollution and water contamination that’s affecting many across the world. In addition, they also touch on the current water crisis in Flint, Michigan and want fans of theirs to support and sign a petition demanding Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to create a fund to compensate victims of […] Watch Common Combat The Flint Water Crisis In “Trouble In The Water”

Common continues to use his voice as a weapon for awareness in “Trouble In The Water.” Common‘s hometown of Chicago is almost 300 miles away from Flint, Mich., but that’s not stopping him from lending his voice to the town’s highly publicized water crisis. In a new video for a song called “Trouble In The Water,” Common can be seen dressed in all black rapping in a warehouse, surrounded by water that is ready to be shipped to those in […] Common & Malik Yusef Take A Stance For Flint With “Trouble In The Water” Video

The Hip-Hop Caucus teamed up with Common and Malik Yusef to put together the song and video for “Trouble In The Water.” The goal is to help spread the word of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. They have started a petition that would demand Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to create a compensation fund for victims of the water crisis. Imagine life with no clean water! This is what more and more communities are facing with climate change and pollution. […]

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