Rapper Tweets: “[Cops] Love Saying Stop Resisting” AUG 24, 2015 – Rapper Wiz Khalifa was whisking his way through LA International Airport on his cool, new, high-tech “Hoverboard” when LAX police told him to “get off” and he refused. He was wrestled down to the ground and detained for a while by airport security, and Khalifa…
June 22, 2015 – Many musicians took to social media this past week to respond and react to the South Carolina terrorist attack. Taylor Swift took to Twitter and called it an “unbearable loss of life”, Bruno Mars Tweeted, “What’s going on World?”, and John Legend said, “My heart hurts”. Read more on ABCNewsRadio website here. Local…
Activist-Musicians Tweet and Re-Tweet to Voice Reactions Some activist-musicians from Chuck D to Rihanna and Lorde have reacted to the firestorm in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray, and GigWise has a good article with all the Tweets and ReTweets from them who used social media to express their feelings on the situation in Baltimore….
SINGER TWEETS #FREEPALESTINE THEN LATER DELETES IT JULY 24, 20134 – Singer Rihanna, in reaction to the disproportionate response from the IDF as it kills hundreds of Palestinians in their current military campaign, Tweeted #FreePalestine a couple of weeks ago. But as NBA star Dwight Howard and many people in America learn, when they criticize Israel…
APR 22, 2013 – Many musicians have showed their support for Boston following the tragedy there. Many musicians Tweeted out their support such as Miley Cyrus Tweeting, "Sending peace and many blessings to Boston", or Pink Tweeting, "Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the explosions in Boston" and Kelsie Kimberlin also joined in the support and Tweeted, "Catching up. My heart goes out to Boston and all those affected. Peace and love are the answer." The Dropkick Murphys Tweeted, "Boston your in our prayers in California…be safe everyone! Unbelievable.", and one of my favorite bands that are from Boston the Pixies Tweeted, "BOSTON, we are with you." Read more Tweets from musicians supporting Boston after the tragedy there on MTV.com here, and also on Rolling Stone here.
MAR 15, 2012 – Musician Miley Cyrus Tweeted a pic the other day about science, stardust, and the scientific part of the origin of life, and angered her Christian Twitter followers. The Tweeted pic had a quote from Canadian-American theoretical physicist Professor Lawrence Krauss that said, "…forget Jesus. Stars died so you can live." (see Tweet and full quote below) After angering many of her religious and Christian followers, she responded with the famous Einstein quote, "Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind".
Miley Cyrus continues to be brave and take a stand for equality and tolerance by ReTweeting NOH8 Campaign Tweets, and now she takes a stand for science and facts, and didn't back down when attacked for her beliefs and free thought by religious extremists.
Yoko Ono has come out in support of Occupy Wall Street, and during her daily Q&A sessions with John's fans she has Tweeted: "John is sending his smile to Occupy Wall Street". "I am sending my love to Occupy Wall Street", "You are letting the world know that American activists are doing this. That gives them inspiration and encouragement".
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