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New Black Lives In Music initiative launches to amplify Black artists
New Black Lives In Music initiative launches to amplify Black artists
On Monday, a new organization called Black Lives In Music (BLIM) officially launched in the U.K. This latest initiative aims to bring meaningful change to the music industry while supporting Black artists and professionals. Along with advocating for equality in the industry, BLIM also provides opportunities for musicians at a grassroots level...
17 rising Black alternative bands who are leading the next generation
17 rising Black alternative bands who are leading the next generation
Black musicians are at the heart of alternative music’s history. Whether it’s punk, emo, metal or pop punk, Black people have played an integral role in creating what the music scene is today. However, they’re consistently looked over in favor of white musicians, who have a long history of commodifying off the creativity of Black people. With the alterna...