The most striking type of protest music doesn’t even need to relate to what the is. The topic that deserves righteous anger is revealed through the very actions of the artists. It’s the case here.
SUSO creates a collage of Ted Nugent’s most famous song Stranglehold and Nina Simone’s touching Work Song. Liza Colby and Kia Warren’s soulful, dignified rendition is a sign of the times, of things that are connected without their control. It’s good and evil living beside each other and barely remembering which one is which.