“…THE NEW SHAPE OF PROTEST MUSIC” | JASON PARHAM x WIRED

“Donald Glover’s trap gospel “This Is America” is a piece of trickster art that soundly rebukes the natural DNA of the protest song and constructs it into a freakish chronicle of imprisoned torment. In the dozen or so times I’ve watched the 4-minute video… I kept thinking how much it reminded me of Kara Walker’s grand Antebellum silhouettes, which juggle themes of the grotesque—torture, death, slavery—in one graceful sweep.”

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