7 Hip Hop And R&B Songs That Refer To Martin Luther King Jr.

7 Hip Hop And R&B Songs That Refer To Martin Luther King Jr.

This year Martin Luther King Day landed on his actual birthday making today's holiday even more special.  Below is a list of 7 Hip Hop/ R&B songs that make references to MLK. The first song on the list is Happy Birthday a 1981 song by Stevie Wonder. Wonder was one of the activist's pushing to have King's Birthday become a national holiday, so this song was made to campaign for that change to happen. The other songs all refer to Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. in some way shape or form. Let the music speak for its self, enjoy.  
 
1.Happy Birthday - Stevie Wonder
 
 
2.Glory- Common ft. John Legend
 
 

3.Backseat freestyle-Kendrick Lamar
 

4.No Role Modelz- J. Cole
 
 
5.Dreams- The Game
 

6.A Dream - Common feat. will.i.am
 
 
7.Doin It Again- The Roots. ft. John Legend
 
 
 
 
“Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.”
Martin Luther King Jr.