American-Mexican Singer Lila Downs On Her Trump Protest Song, the Drug War and Giving Voice to Immigrants

Last week, Grammy-winning musician Lila Downs released “El Demagogo”/“The Demagogue,” her first song since 2015's sublime Balas y Chocolate, as part of the 30 Days 30 Songs anti-Trump initiative. Sung in both English and Spanish, it’s a beautiful folk song that lays out the numerous issues with Trump and his virulent…

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