Protest Music

“AWKWORD is as much an activist as an artist, channeling the idea of conveying a message and a viewpoint through rhyme and attempting to cause a change in the world around him.” — The Village Voice

Artist, Activist, Sociologist and Global Hip Hop Ambassador AWKWORD uses Rap/Hip Hop to tackle subjects such as police brutality, the war on drugs, educational inequalities, fracking and climate change, rape culture, mental illness, etc.

Click here to listen to AWKWORD’s tribute to Heather Heyer/message to Donald Trump.

Click here to listen to AWKWORD’s global collab single “I Am”, featuring artists from 9 countries and 4 continents. (Video coming soon.)

Click here to listen to AWKWORD’s 100% for-charity global Hip Hop album, World View, featuring artists from 16 countries and every continent (except Antarctica).

AWKWORD performing live in Brooklyn




Audio: AWKWORD Talks to WeAreChange

Audio: AWKWORD Talks to HipHopEd’s Weekend Gabe

Print: Australia’s Green Left Weekly Interviews AWKWORD

Print: AWKWORD Answers the Question, ‘What Is Hip Hop?’