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New York’s R&B Duo OSHUN Shares Powerful Declaration in “Not My President”

Despair and frustration will not shake our belief that the resistance is the only way of liberation. – Emile Lahoud

In an age where frustration and despair play patty cake on our daily psyche, it is necessary that we remind ourselves of the power and strength that lies within our refusal to submit to the “system.” Such sentiments are felt in OSHUN’s latest track “Not my President.”

Named after the Yoruba deity, the New York R&B duo is comprised of singers Niambi Sala and Thandiwe, who go by Niambi and Thandi. With a side of goddess and a pinch of woke, the talented pair is no-holds-barred in their musical offerings. Led by gentle harmonies, peak lyricism and ambrosial soundscapes, they effortlessly expand on today’s political climate and corrupt infrastructure.

we look to our FAMILY, to our sisters and brothers, to OUR community when we consider Liberation. We refuse to give our…

Posted by OSHUN on Thursday, April 13, 2017

The essence of “Not My President” is surely act resistance, proudly rejecting the hateful rhetoric and unrighteous politics that gave way to the newest “leader” of the free world. “We look to our FAMILY, to our sisters and brothers, to OUR community when we consider Liberation. We refuse to give our power and our gifts to an ongoing narrative of unrighteous politics,” they shared on Facebook. “Let’s use our magic to build our own nations, and tell our own stories.”

Meditate, possibly light a candle or two and tune into OSHUN’s “Not My President” below.