Question: Have you ever seen a tree pulled up from it’s roots? Welcome to the life of an Afro-American.
Powerful quote from Anthony Lucius. “Black Trees” is a smooth track complimented with powerful lyrics. Lucius speaks on the struggles of African-Americans. He details his frustration with modern day systemic and structural racism. Giving a visual description as to what the “black” experience looks like.
“Black Trees” is reminiscent of Billie Holiday’s 1939 “Strange Fruit“. Which protested racism in America. Specifically the lynching of African Americans. Lynchings had peaked in the early 1900s and continued through out the United States.
Anthony Lucius is definitely in line with history. Using his music to describe the times. Check out this amazing track for yourself!14