Category Archives: Music

Hip Hop and Ferguson

Resistance is deeply embedded in Hip Hop’s DNA. Hip Hop culture was born in the midst of the Black Liberation Movement, at a time of popular uprising, when people were doing their utmost to be free. No matter how much the … Continue reading

Posted in Music

Heartfelt, hard, painful songs of Marikana

In the blazing North West summer sun Marikana workers sing about the abuse they suffer, about their dissatisfaction and their demands; they sing of their terrible experience and the massacre that changed everything. The lyrics of their songs are a … Continue reading

Posted in International Solidarity, Music

Detroit State of Mind

While wandering midst the YouTubes, we found this rewrite of “Empire State of Mind” as brought to you by the Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences and thought we would share: Download this piece as a PDF

Posted in Music

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised by Gil Scott Heron

You will not be able to stay home, brother.You will not be able to plug in, turn on and cop out.You will not be able to lose yourself on skag and skip,Skip out for beer during commercials,Because the revolution will … Continue reading

Posted in Music

Thriller

With capitalist media pushing out one Michael Jackson videobituary after another, falling all over themselves to concoct and dissect rumors about his death and his life, it’s very desirable for those of us on the Left to neglect to comment … Continue reading

Posted in Music Tagged , , , ,

The International Noise Conspiracy – “Smash It Up”

  Lyrics I want to smash it up for all the workers who spent hours into nothing I want to smash it up for all my sisters who got caught up in this funky system I want to smash it … Continue reading

Posted in Music Tagged , , , ,

I’ve Got Life

Download this piece as a PDF

Posted in Music Tagged , , , ,

Mujer

Download this piece as a PDF

Posted in Music Tagged , , , ,