The music industry along with the world is in unprecedented times with the coronavirus pandemic. There has been much to say from artists about how to proceed in this climate. REVOLT TV is doing its part by broadcasting a live town hall Thursday (April 9) at 11 p.m. EST.
The event titled STATE OF EMERGENCY: The State of Black America & The Coronavirus. Its United Effect but Unequal Burden will be moderated by the REVOLT TV Founder Sean “Diddy” Combs. The two-hour discussion will feature Killer Mike, Angela Rye, Meek Mill, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Big Sean, Al Sharpton, Kamala Harris and Van Jones, among others.
The dialogue will entail subjects containing public health for low-income citizens, the mental health impact of quarantine, economic relief and incarceration. The show will be livestreamed on REVOLT TV’s YouTube at 11 p.m. EST/8 p.m. PST.
Hip Hop has been impacted greatly by COVID-19. Slim Thug, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Scarface were among the confirmed cases of coronavirus. Styles P believed he contracted the disease after feeling like he almost died in January. The pandemic has also prompted a number of artists to donate money or materials to combat the virus.