Part of being members of a cultured society is our ability to grow together. As more ideas and information become available to more people, the culture inevitably evolves and changes. And what better indicator of a country’s current cultural state than its music?
For HuffPost Comedy’s hashtag game this week, we decided to update our songbooks to reflect the changing culture and #MakeSongLyricsWoke.
Here are some of the very best.
It's a nice day for white privilege#MakeSongLyricsWoke— Corey Miller (@StopEatingBees) November 7, 2017
#MakeSongLyricsWoke— Writerlike (@writerlike1) November 7, 2017
I Would Walk 500 Miles To Reduce My Carbon Footprint
Wake me up before you go to the protest #MakeSongLyricsWoke— HAY! (@HAYhowsitgoing) November 7, 2017
Who let the Pepe the Frogs out? Who? Who?#MakeSongLyricsWoke— Paul Lander (@paul_lander) November 7, 2017
She was once, twice, three times underpaid as a lady. #MakeSongLyricsWoke— Brandon Cloud (@theclobra) November 7, 2017
I Shot the Sheriff, Even Though He Was a Good Guy With a Gun #MakeSongLyricsWoke— Randi Mayem Singer (@rmayemsinger) November 7, 2017
Learn to Fly (Medical Charters to Puerto Rico) #MakeSongLyricsWoke— The Terror of Dublin (@taradublinrocks) November 7, 2017
Don't know much about history/So I won't run for the Presidency #MakeSongLyricsWoke— Collin Murr (@CollinMurr) November 7, 2017
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.