This Week in Posivibes: Songs for Survival


In addition to his song “Spiritual,” which deals with the issue of police brutality, Jay Z has released a playlist of songs to get us through the crushing violence lately exposed by social media. “Songs for Survival” includes music by Beyoncé, Curtis Mayfield, James Brown, Common, Outkast, Gil Scott-Heron, Fela Kuti, Kendrick Lamar, Nina Simone, Marvin GayeKanye West, and others. You can listen to the mix on TIDAL or via okayplayer.

Liz Wood is a freelance editor, fiction writer, and current student in the NYU MFA program. More from this author →