How the Music Industry Needs to Change, According to Artists

The music industry is primed for a reckoning. Black Out Tuesday—the music industry’s first attempt to “stand in solidarity with the Black community” amid nationwide protests against police brutality and racism—was met with criticism from many, but it provoked a productive reaction. It inspired artists, listeners, and even some music executives to talk about what more could be done to support Black people. Complex spoke to several Black artists who offered some insight on what they would like to see change in the music industry…

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