Inside The Protest Music Explosion

In the month since George Floyd’s death, worldwide protests have erupted against police brutality and racial injustice — and the world of popular music has been transformed in conjunction with the movement, resulting in the most pronounced period of protest songs in multiple generations. Artists across genres and demographics, from rising singer-songwriters to hip-hop A-listers, have commented on the human rights violations that have made national news over the past month, including (but not limited to) the wrongful deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery…

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