Terrace/Kamasi, Doja Cat, Blood Orange & more set for ‘Black Power Live’ benefit stream
This Saturday, June 27, Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors hosts Black Power Live, a livestream event featuring musical performances and conversations with Black artists and organizers. Organizers describe it in a press release as "a celebration of the incredible work done by organizers and activists around the world and will be a chance to reflect, regroup, and talk about next steps."
The digital benefit will stream on Twitch at 8 PM ET, and they'll be taking donations for organizations "across the movement for Black lives," including the Crenshaw Dairy Mart, Trap Heals, Sankofa, Transgender Law Center, and Black Men Build.
The lineup includes the debut Terrace Martin's new piece, "Racism on Trial," which features the artists behind his recent song "PIG FEET": Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper (who also join Terrace in his new supergroup Dinner Party), Denzel Curry, G Perico, and Daylyt, as well as Alex Isley.
It also includes a performance from Stevie Wonder's band, The Brandon Brown Collective, featuring Devonté Hynes (aka Blood Orange), Doja Cat, Iah Isiah, Jessie Reyez, Miguel, Mereba, serpentwithfeet, Twin Shadow, Vagabon, Aloe Blacc, Aja Monet, Ne-Yo, Pink Sweat$, Zsela and more, and a set from punk-rap duo ho99o9 with blink-182 drummer Travis Barker.
Parkland survivor Emma González, Dear White People creator Justin Simien, author and filmmaker Dream Hampton, and others are also set to appear. See the full lineup on the poster:
In other news, Doja Cat defended herself against claims that she hangs out with white supremacists, and she also just released this new video for "Like That" ft. Gucci Mane: