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

 

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