Child Rock in all probability thinks he made some form of grand assertion about ending racism in his new music video for “By no means Give up,” a observe from his most up-to-date album Unhealthy Repute. The message rings fully hole, nevertheless, when the artist delivering it takes satisfaction in flying the Accomplice flag and palled round with a president who courted the assist of white supremacists.
Within the video, a Black man discovers his retailer has been vandalized in what appears to be an virtually fully white city. The digicam makes certain to linger a number of occasions on his framed picture with a white man he served with, a picture of a white Jesus, and a skinny blue line flag; interpret that how you might. Attributable to his longstanding ties to the neighborhood, the city rapidly rallies collectively to assist with the cleanup course of.
By some means this entails gathering collectively a stash of weapons as a result of ‘Murica. Among the many individuals who present up are the vandals themselves, one in every of whom seems to be white and the opposite Black. After the previous confesses to what occurred, the shop proprietor informs the police, however as an alternative of getting them despatched to jail, he places them to work at his retailer. Lesson realized, I assume?
The tune itself is principally what you’d count on. It’s filled with lyrics each jingoist (“Uncle Sam, I nonetheless love this man”) and anti-woke (“You backside feeders and social media sluts/ I’m nonetheless the salt and the swing”) in nature. Watch Child Rock’s “By no means Give up” video under in case you should.
This Fourth of July, Child Rock continued proving he’s absolutely the worst by sharing a homophobic meme. Add it to the rapidly outdated listing of his lowest moments we printed final yr.