For Dope or Nope #007 we’ve got Washington native Q Dot with his latest single “State of The Union.” If you’re a fan of conscious, soulful hip hop Q Dot will most def strike all the right chords.
Considering the polarization of our nation, the necessity for music that speaks for the people has almost never been so needed. Q Dot, A pianist, a rapper, a Ph.D student and a Grammy nominee creates a space of authentic dialogue with lyrics like, “Will we be pawns to the game or rebuild our nation?”
Check out “State of The Union” below, and let us know what you think:
Luna (Shontelle) Reyna is the Chief Editor at Earthlings Entertainment. She has made it her mission to propel the company and the arts/artists featured through passion and dedication to her team and taking her knowledge of, and that same dedication, and applying it to her infatuation and respect for the arts.
She is also the editor at Bridges Unite, a “diverse network that looks to be inspired and empowered by connecting with like-minded women, strongly committed to expanding their knowledge and connections. She believes in the power of journalistic activism and the social responsibility. She works to utilize the platforms given to work toward bettering the status quo.
As a writer with Dope she has tackled many of the social justice topics that may not be getting the coverage they deserve within the cannabis industry as well as inclusivity when it comes to race, sex and the LGBTQ communities (to name a few).
Outside of these she works with a rad group of creative creatures that design larger than life puppets that you may have seen at one music festival or another as The Colossal Collective, has an amazing daughter, writes poetry and has a small jewelry line.