Entertainment Rebecca Ferguson will sing at Donald Trump's inauguration under one condition

20:51  03 january  2017
20:51  03 january  2017 Source:   Entertainment Weekly

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Anonymous (ID: ARMz/5HE) Rebecca Ferguson will sing at ( ) 01/02/17(Mon)20:37:24 No. 105413874. Just have some veterans sing , or just book a fucking choir or something. I 'm so god damn tired of niggers being only 13% of the population but getting all this fucking spotlight. They don 't need their own god damn song at Trump ' s inauguration , and Trump damn sure doesn't need some orange and fake blonde whore pretending to understand black people singing it.

British The X-Factor alum Rebecca Ferguson is the latest artist to be approached to perform at President-elect Donald Trump ’ s upcoming inauguration . And while many have declined with little more than a “No,” Ferguson has released a statement saying that she would, in fact, appear on Jan. 20 under one condition : That she could sing the 1937 protest song “Strange Fruit.”

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British The X-Factor alum Rebecca Ferguson is the latest artist to be approached to perform at President-elect Donald Trump's upcoming inauguration.

And while many have declined with little more than a No, Ferguson has released a statement saying that she would, in fact, appear on Jan. 20 under one condition: That she could sing the 1937 protest song Strange Fruit.

If you allow me to sing 'strange fruit' a song that has huge historical importance, a song that was blacklisted in the United States for being too controversial, Ferguson wrote in a statement posted to Twitter. A song that speaks to all the disregarded and down trodden black people in the United States. A song that is a reminder of how love is the only thing that will conquer all the hatred in this world. Then I will graciously accept your invitation and see you in Washington.

Most famously performed by Billie Holiday, Strange Fruit was written in 1937 by Abel Meeropol, a New York City teacher, protesting racism in the United States. Specifically, it decried the horrors of lynching African Americans. It has since been recorded and performed by dozens more artists, from Herbie Hancock and Marcus Miller to Nina Simone.


Charlotte Church Shuts Down Trump Inauguration Offer In Bold Tweet .
Welsh singer Charlotte Church just became the latest musician to deny Donald Trump an Inauguration Day performance.  Claiming that his team had recently reached out to ask her to sing during the upcoming ceremony on Jan. 20, Church responded with a cheeky announcement over Twitter. “A simple Internet search would show I think you’re a tyrant,” she wrote, addressing the president-elect.@realDonaldTrump Your staff have asked me to sing at your inauguration, a simple Internet search would show I think you're a tyrant.

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