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Music artists felt a responsibility to respond to Ferguson

Aug 04, 2019 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

'That was our Selma, a moment we'll never forget and never stop living.'

Tef Poe

As a result of "the shots heard round the world" - that's how St. Louis rapper Tef Poe describes the 2014 death of Michael Brown - the music landscape has a sharper socio-political edge, forever changed.

Music has a history of reflecting the times, especially during periods of outrage, heartbreak and pain, and hip-hop artists and others once again have stood up. The tragedy has given rise to memora...