14 of the Fiercest Conscious Hip Hop Videos
14 of the Fiercest Conscious Hip Hop Videos
By Andrew Butler / filmsforaction.org
Jun 23, 2015

Every age has its protest music, from blues to rock and roll, folk to punk. Today hip hop is leading the charge, challenging the staus quo and shining a light on the injustices that dominate our social landscape. There's also an additional element to modern protest music, the accompanying music video, which in some cases is even fiercer than the music (see M.I.A's Born Free).

Here are some prime examples from recent years.

Rebel Diaz - Which Side Are You On? Remix ft. Dead Prez & Rakaa Iriscience

Emicida - Boa Esperança

Keny Arkana - La Rage

Akala - Find No Enemy

Calle 13 - Multi_Viral - ft. Julian Assange, Kamilya Jubran, Tom Morello

M.I.A - Born Free

Dead Prez - Hip Hop

Brother Ali - Uncle Sam Goddamn

3D Na'tee - Who Can We Run To

Bocafloja - Obsolescencia Programada

A Tribe Called Red - R.E.D. Ft. Yasiin Bey, Narcy & Black Bear

Lowkey - Terrorist?

Climbing PoeTree - Heart Led Rebellion

B.Dolan - Which Side are You On

 

Want more? Check out:

Run the Jewels Music Video Portrays Race As Social Relation of Domination

 

4.5 ·
3

Support Films For Action

Films For Action empowers citizens with the information they need to help create a more just, sustainable, and democratic society.

We receive no government or corporate funding and rely on our supporters to keep us going. Donate today.

Trending Today
How Norway Avoided Becoming a Fascist State
George Lakey3,031 views today ·
The Wisdom of Insecurity
Alan Watts2,464 views today ·
Why Engagement Rings Are A Scam. Here Are The Facts.
4 min2,035 views today ·
How Swedes and Norwegians Broke the Power of the ‘1 Percent’
George Lakey1,613 views today ·
What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong?
Katherine Reynolds Lewis1,187 views today ·
This Facebook Comment About the UK Election Is Going Viral
Chris Renwick955 views today ·
Cultural Appropriation: Whose Culture Is It Anyway, and What About Hybridity?
Sonny Hallett814 views today ·
Reason, Creativity and Freedom: The Communalist Model
Eleanor Finley774 views today ·
Thich Nhat Hanh: How We Can Learn to Love Our Enemies
5 min713 views today ·
Load More
Join us on Facebook
14 of the Fiercest Conscious Hip Hop Videos