Musicians react to Roe v Wade: Kendrick Lamar, Phoebe Bridgers, Lizzo, P!nk, Taylor Swift & more
UPDATEDl The music business and many musicians have reacted strongly to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling which overturned the 50-year-old precedent affirming a women’s right to choose.
Offering a nearly universal outrage against the ruling, here is a sample of the reaction of musicians and the music industry reaction from across the web:
Kendrick Lamar closed his set at the UK’s massive Glastonberry Festival with a powerful performance of “Savior,” during which he repeatedly rapped, “Godspeed for women’s rights; they judge you, they judge Christ!” while blood poured down from his diamond-encrusted crown of thorns. Watch:
Phoebe Bridgers led the Glastonbury Festival audience in a chant of Fuck the Supreme Court: “Fuck that shit, fuck America, fuck you. All these irrelevant old motherfuckers trying to tell us to do with our fucking bodies.”
Lizzo & Live Nation pledge $1M
Pink used was outraged.
Taylor Swift retweeted Michelle Obama and added her own displeasure.
Rage Against the Machine donates $475,000 to Reproductive Rights Organization
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong told the audience that he us “renouncing” American citizenship following Roe v. Wade reversal: “”There’s just too much fucking stupid in the world to go back to that miserable fucking excuse for a country”