Music Industry Unites For Black Out Tuesday In Show Of Support To #BlackLivesMatter

Published: Sunday 31st May 2020 by Sam

The music industry has united to declare that #TheShowMustBePaused. 

George Floyd‘s shocking death has sent a ripple wave of fury across the globe and brought the necessity of conquering racial injustice to the surface.

As widely reported, the unarmed Black man joined a growing list of Afro-Americans who’ve lost their lives in police encounters. In Floyd’s instance, Minnesota officer Derek Chauvin rested a knee on his neck for seven minutes – despite audible pleas from the deceased.

Now, record labels – both major and independent – are joining forces for what is being deemed Black Out Tuesday on June 2nd.

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In a series of synchronised statements, the likes of Def Jam, Interscope, and the Sony Music umbrella of labels confirmed that the day would be used for reflection and meaningful action. While several added that the week would not feature any new releases.

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Kudos. It’s a major in a direction we hope other entities begin to walk in.

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  1. Clarks0o0ñ May 31, 2020

    You guys are doing the most.
    U guys a blowing this shìt way out of proportion.

    • Beyonce’s main May 31, 2020

      This is only the beginning
      They must be stopped.

    • Ugghh May 31, 2020

      Blowing racism out of proportion?

      I just always assumed you were just a troll by choice. Just trolling to spark comical tension here in the comment section.

      No, nope, not at all. You’re literally just ignorant.

    • Chileplease May 31, 2020

      Good thing no one cares what you think.

    • Fancy BISH May 31, 2020

      STFU! 😂 Tired of you and your multiple accounts! TGJ called you out yesterday…but nothing is embarrassing to you 🤣 The $5 W**** with the screen name Dear Black People can kiss my natural black ASS too 🍑 😂 #BlackLivesMatter

    • PettySpaghetti May 31, 2020

      Where is this clown cause my hands fly and I’m not keyboard bully?

  2. Mateo May 31, 2020

    All I Know is parkwood and whatever parent company has chloe and Halle better deliver this album as promised. This is an outrage!

  3. Section8DaGreat May 31, 2020

    Whelp, there goes your faves sales 🤣🤣🤣🤣

  4. King+Khia May 31, 2020

    The record labels profited off the Black struggle. This June 2 is far from enough. And what exactly is reflective and meaningful action???

  5. Ropeburn June 1, 2020

    This is good news. In the absence of leadership from the top we’re gonna have to start from the ground up.

  6. Jaquan June 2, 2020

    What exactly is pausing? I’m still listening to music today! Bump that!

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