Hip-hop written within the Trump era, for the Trump era

As the great Nina Simone once said, “it’s the artist’s duty to reflect the times,” and in 2017, modern hip-hop artists from all over the country have acted on their duty and done just that: reflect the times. Here’s a playlist of my favorite hip hop released within the trump era, for the trump era.

 

    1. Vic Mensa: 16 Shots

 

    Ice Cube- good cop bad cop
    Oshun: Not my President
    Kendrick Lamar: Element
    Cupcakke- Picking Cotton
    Innant James: Black
    M.I.A.: Visa
    Brother Ali: Dear Black Son
    Clipping: Fat Fingers
    Jay Z: The Story of OJ
    A Tribe Called Quest: We the People
    Princess Nokia: Brown Girl Blues
    YG: FDT
    School Boy Q & Joey Bada$$: Rockabye Baby
    Open Mike Eagle & Paul White: The Curse of Hypervigilance
    Likwuid Stylez: Faytal Silence