Amid unrest, songs continue to voice the black experience
The trio are among several artists who have released songs in response to the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. It’s confusion.”Other musicians have released songs in the last week in the wake of Floyd's death and those of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. Mickey Guyton, one of the few black voices on the country music scene, wrote the song “Black Like Me” last year about her life story and experiences with racism. The black man in the grip of the oppressor. “It was the first time that I shed tears over a man that I didn’t even know, over a black man.
Finding his voice: The throwback soul sound of Leon Bridges
After years of playing local, small shows and washing dishes to make money, the 25-year-old Fort Worth native has become one of the most celebrated soul singers in years. Anthony Mason spoke to Bridges about his debut album "Coming Home" and his nearly sold out U.S. tour.cbsnews.com