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Power (Handz Up)

By Shawn Kelly

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I try to have at least one overt current message with all my albums. This is a example of what was currently going on at the time that i made it in 2015. Many unarmed people have been killed by the police over the years. The crowd chants in the background are from a rally in Philadelphia where I marched down Broad St. and then Market St. I was inspired to make this piece with the help of Margel Overton on the Keys. Here is an article from Impose Magazine getting into more detail about the piece. https://imposemagazine.com/bytes/new-music/arcka