Acclaimed singer, songwriter and music activist Darrell Kelley continues his lifelong quest to deliver powerful messages of protest through original music.
Performance of a new song dealing with the tragedies of the shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde over the weekend of June 19
Buffalo, NY – June 16, 2022 – Acclaimed singer, songwriter, and music activist, Darrell Kelley continues his ongoing quest to bring powerful messages of protest through original music, and will be a featured attendee at the upcoming Black Music Month Conference Awards (BMMCA) in Buffalo, NY.
Kelley will join local radio stations 1UFO 1080 Am/Power 96.5 FM for a number of events during the week of BMMCA activities. This includes bringing his famous demonstration hearse depicting those killed by police to Sankofa Days events, which have become a traditional aspect of Buffalo’s Juneteenth Festival and showcase Afro-centric businesses and culture.
Freelance artist and founder of Viral Records, based in Atlanta, Georgia, Kelley is committed to being a loud and resounding voice against the injustice of police brutality and systemic racial inequality. Over the past three years, Kelley has garnered worldwide acclaim for his unique activism, through writing and producing social justice songs and participating in protests focused on raising awareness for victims of hate crimes. and questionable killings by police and white supremacists in the African-American community.
“It’s outrageous that these killings of innocent black people continue to happen without any accountability and that the community isn’t just going to sit up and accept it,” Kelley says. “What happened in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas is unconscionable, and I pledge to continue to help raise awareness of the injustices that affect everyone, but especially people of color through this country, thanks to my music activism,” Kelley shared. , who recently released a song titled “Gun Reform.”
Among the WUFO Juneteenth and BMMCA events Kelley will attend as an activist, speaker and performer in Buffalo will be the Juneteenth Parade on the 18the, where Kelley will perform; a children’s workshop on June 20e; a “Meet and Greet” on Friday June 24; a listening party on Saturday, June 25 and as a national judge for the BMMCA Indie competition, on Sunday, June 26e.
For more information on Darrell Kelley, visit: https://darrelkelleyofficial1.com/
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