Episode 210: Black Lives Matter

We couldn't do our normal episode of nonsense with everything going on over the last week. Today we're playing songs from Black artists with something to say in the hopes people will continue to listen. We also try to talk through our feelings.


  1. Poor Man's Blues by Bessie Smith on The Complete Recordings of Bessie Smith (Sony Legacy)
  2. The Story of O.J. by Jay-Z on 4:44 (Roc Nation)
  3. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised by Gil Scott-Heron on The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (Ace)
  4. This Is America by Childish Gambino on This Is America (PMEDIA NETWORK)
  5. We The People.... by A Tribe Called Quest on We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service (Freak37)
  6. Harder Than You Think by Public Enemy on How You Sell Soul To A Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul??? (CUBE90)
  7. Pigs Feet by Terrace Martin on Pigs Feet (Self Released)
  8. Police State Is Nervous by Dalek on 6 Angry Women Soundtrack (Deadverse)
  9. Rosa Parks by Outkast on Aquemini (RCA)
  10. Strange Fruit by Billie Holiday on Murder. Songs From The Dark Side Of The Soul (Trikont) ([mudmashers])
  11. What If We All Stopped Paying Taxes? by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings on Soul Time! (Daptone)
  12. All In It Together feat. Jeff Tweedy by Mavis Staples (Anti-)
  13. I Can’t Breathe (feat. Samuel L. Jackson, KRS-One, Mad Lion, Talib Kweli, Brother Jay) by Sticky Fingaz on Lost Treasures (X-Ray Records)
  14. Lie, Cheat, Steal by Run The Jewels on Run The Jewels 2 (Self Released)
  15. List of Demands (Reparations) by Saul Williams on Saul Williams (FADER)
  16. Is It Because I'm Black? by Syl Johnson on Shaolin Soul, Episode 1 (Numero Group)
  17. Don't Give Up On Me by Solomon Burke on Don't Give Up On Me (UMG, A Motown Records Release)
  18. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free by Nina Simone on The Best Of Nina Simone (RCA)