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White Mediocrity Is Diluting The Influential Power Of Music Awards Shows

The capitalist system of The White Celebrity™ keeps using music awards shows to reward itself for mediocrity at the blatant expense of Black and Asian artists.  By Ebony Purks  At the 1985 American Music Awards (AMAs), Prince’s critically acclaimed, avant-pop song “When Doves Cry” won the AMA for “Favorite Black Single.” At some point, this...


Music Monday: Kadhja Bonet

You’re gonna want to check out Kadhja Bonet’s mix of soul, psych and jazz. “Think Joanna Newsom meets Janelle Monae,” says IndieCurrent. We agree. This week we focus on the brilliant Kadhja Bonet. The East Bay-raised songstress has a voice reminiscent of the smoothness of Sarah Vaughn mixed with the velvety soul of Roberta Flack....


Music Monday, 10/31: VOTE! Edition

We at Wear Your Voice make no secret of being very politically minded. We beg you to vote in next week’s election. It’s time that we come together and unify to say, “enough is enough.” The artists on this week’s playlist do just that. One of the main albums featured in this mix is the intense,...


Music Monday: Halloween Edition

Happy Halloween, ghouls and goblins! We at Wear Your Voice are so excited to celebrate this weekend that we made not one, but TWO Halloween mixes. The first one is a refined, closely curated Halloween mix for you to get into the Halloween spirit. Classic tunes like “I Put A Spell On You” and “Thriller”...


Music Monday: Kendra Morris, Rina Sawayama, Gavin Turek, The Seshen and Tree

This summer has been a great summer for new music. Because of that, this Music Monday’s Spotify playlist is an amazingly eclectic smooth groove. Old-school psychedelic soul jams intermingle with modern bad-asses, chanteuses and emcees, as well as political inspiration from Assata Shakur. New releases include the live Toro y Moi album, Kendra Morris, Wallace,...