Melanie Fiona – I Tried
Melanie Fiona is back with a powerful new video for “I Tried,” she is in a glass box visibly trapped and beaten up. Melanie remains in the glass box for the bulk of the video, the only time she comes out is when she is standing next to newspaper headlines with the title “Awake.” The powerful and very real headlines is what makes the video so moving, headlines about domestic violence, police brutality, racism, and rape. Melanie included all of the top stories that made headlines throughout the nation. Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Eric Garner, and Jada Pose were all stories that deeply affected the Black community and Melanie Fiona showcased them all in this video. It’s always great when music artist can take their art and use it to be a voice to issues that greatly effect us. Melanie Fiona did not disappoint with this video, and even though its simple the message behind the video is very loud. We all need to be more #AWAKE. Watch the video below and leave your comments. Did you like it, love it, or didn’t want no more of it?