Song of the Day: “Lovechild” by Marieme

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Marieme (Photo by Ogata)

Marieme will release a string of singles this summer: Songs for the Revolution. Marieme was so moved by recent events she decided to get to work with new music with the hopes of starting to heal herself and the world around her.

She kicks the series off with a video only release of her track “Lovechild” that recently premiered on Billboard Pride. Of the track Marieme said, “The song is about remembering who you are, you’re a lovechild.”

The video was directed by Fredgy Noël and features the names and faces of Transgender women of color murdered in this country this year.

“Trans lives matter, we know nothing about their struggle and whether you agree with their life or not, it is your duty to treat every human being as such, a HUMAN! Unfortunately the rate in which Black Trans women are being killed is alarming. There are many constructs to deconstruct, that’s the only way to end oppression for all,” Marieme said.

Watch the official music video for “Lovechild by Marieme on YouTube:

Marieme has released one EP in 2018 and plans to release a debut LP in 2021. She has had tracks featured in several television programs, her tracks “Rogue” and “Lovechild” were featured in the Apple + show ‘Truth Be Told’ and she has had songs featured in OWN Network’s Iyana Fix My Life, Netflix’s Free Reign, The CBS mini-series The Red Line — and was also the voice of the latest LinkedIn national television campaign featuring her cover of Cat Stevens “Be What You Must.”

Marieme is also making waves in her home country of Senegal and has already shared the stage with numerous notable players such as African music legends Youssou N’dour and Pape et Cheikh.

Visit Marieme’s website for more music.

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