If you care about Black music, it’s good to care about Black Lives.
Throughout Grammy weekend, Baller Alert attended the Black Music Motion Coalition, which premiered a movie directed by rapper YelloPain known as Simplified: Bridging The Hole. The movie serves as a “first step in significantly increasing minority and youth participation in elections, and provides educators with an unbiased way of translating complex civic issues into simple terms and steps for people without an advanced political education,” in line with the press launch.
The vocal musician chatted with our outlet and shared that even with new people in workplace, the foundation of adjustments on this planet begins inside your group.
“My stance is voting is extremely important,” he shared.
“With this documentary, I aim to let the youth know it isn’t about the president. My stance is to focus on the people in your community and state because they have your life in their hands.”
When requested about methods to get the youth to turn out to be extra concerned in politics, the rapper shared that it begins with them desirous to take part.
“The voters have a say, not the people in the office,” he expressed.
“The people in office listen to the people who voted for them. If the people who don’t vote begin to vote, they have no choice but to listen to them.”
As we wrapped up our dialog with the rising star, he shared that the one legislation he would put in place if he had been president could be to make voting obligatory.
We additionally caught up with the co-founder of BMAC, Willie “Prophet” Stiggers, who’s behind the venture and is doing “everything he can” to amplify its messaging.
“BMAC came together with Katherine and Corey Jacobs to make sure we do everything that we can to make sure this documentary and the message is stands for hits the people it needs to reach,” he shared.
“A lot of times, we don’t wrap our arms around projects like this. We must start embracing things that will impact our lives and ensure we can change some of the things that have been happening in the world for the past 400+ years.”
You possibly can view the trailer beneath.