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LISTEN: 25 Songs That Will Help Inspire You To Stay WOKE!

Through the years many artists have leveraged their voice and platform to address the growing unrest of social issues in America. From Nina Simone’s timeless classic “Strange Fruit” to Childish Gambino’s “This Is America,” music has offered an antidote to embolden, enlighten and entertain disenfranchised listeners.

To help carry on the tradition of Black Music Month, Baller Alert has decided to highlight 25 of our favorite “WOKE” songs of all-time. Let us know your personal favorites in the comments section below.

Kendrick Lamar – Alright

Childish Gambino – This Is America

KRS – Black Cop

Gil Scott Heron – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Beyonce & Kendrick Lamar- Freedom


Stevie Wonder – Living For The City

A Tribe Called Quest – We The People….

Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On / What’s Happening Brother

Nas – Not For Radio

Amiri Baraka – Who Will Survive America

Queen Latifah – U.N.I.T.Y.

Leon Bridges – Bad Bad News

J. Cole – Be Free

Curtis Mayfield – We The People Who Are Darker Than Blue

JAY-Z – The Story of O.J.

James Brown – Say It Loud, I’m Black And I’m Proud

Kanye West – New Slaves

Common – Black America Again

Public Enemy – Fight The Power

Donny Hathaway – Someday We’ll Be Free

Tupac – Changes

Lalah Hathaway – Little Ghetto Boy

Nina Simone – Strange Fruit

Bob Marley – War

The Temptations – Ball of Confusion

 

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