Michael Love Michael Honors Juneteenth and Pride With New Single

Michael Love Michael Honors Juneteenth and Pride With New Single

Michael Love Michael Honors Juneteenth and Pride With New Single

“This song is about claiming freedom that has been stolen."

“This song is about claiming freedom that has been stolen."

Text: Laura Sanchez

Filled with catchy hooks and hypnotizing beats, the single “JFC” is a new anthem for Black queer liberation. Michael Love Michael honors Juneteenth and Pride month with bold lyrics that call out white supremacy for trying to ruin their “best Black life” and declares freedom from that repression. The new single was produced by Michael and Rich DaSilva. 

“This song is about claiming freedom that has been stolen, whether that is celebrating Juneteenth, Pride, or just acknowledging the ancestors who made it possible,'' said Michael about the song. “I hope folks blast this as loud as possible and know they don’t need permission from anyone to be free. And give money to a Black trans woman today. She likely helped get you there,” 

This anthemic track comes after Michael released their single “6 Jaguars,” a song that blends cinematic ‘80s pop sounds and minimal drum beats to tell a lavish, but tragic story of a white woman hidden behind extravagant wealth and privilege and protected from the worst parts of systemic oppression. Michael is not one to shy away from difficult conversations—they use their platform to unapologetically call attention to the Black queer experience in modern-day America. Their debut single “Rope” is another fierce declaration of self that challenges the expectations society has continually enforced upon them.

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