Music Monday: Martin Had A Dream

Martin Luther King Jr.

Today we remember the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose contributions to the social and political sphere of the United States are innumerable. And over the years, the global musical sphere has become filled with songs inspired by or dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Below you’ll find songs that pay homage to Dr. King.

“Letter To The King”

Game teams up with Nas to honor Dr. King for his contributions to society.


Kendrick Lamar places himself in the company of revolutionary leaders. His future’s set and he’s not about to sugar coat it.

“Pride (In The Name of Love)”

Legendary band U2 pays tribute to a civil rights legend, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“2000 and Beyond”

Big K.R.I.T. ponders what MLK would make of humanity’s present day predicaments.

Thanks for checking out another Music Monday and helping us honor Dr. King. As always, feel free to submit your favorite tunes in the LAS Community and let us know what you’ve been listening too.

Happy MLK day!

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Michael Allen

Located in Boise, Michael has been involved in lacrosse for the majority or his life. He's also served as a assistant coach at Bishop Kelly for the past tfour years where he played in high school. Michael is also a student at Boise State and enjoys spending his free time outdoors and enjoying music.Follow him on Instagram and Twitter

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