Donald Trump is President of the United States of America. Say it a couple of times, wrap your lips around the words, your head around the idea. Donald Trump is President of the United States of America. What you're doing now, in response to this news, could range anywhere between drafting impassioned tweets about the failure of pollsters, to stocking up on canned foods and kevlar, from planning your migration across the Canadian border, to starting bonfires in the street. We can't tell you what the right reaction is, but what we can tell is how your favourite DJs and artists have reacted. Here are some of our favourite doom-ridden, downtrodden responses:
1. Mykki Blanco
So America is over political correctness yea?
— MYKKI (@MykkiBlanco)November 9, 2016
2. Fatima Al Qadiri
waking up to the worst news of my entire adult life ….
— Fatima Al Qadiri (@FatimaAlQadiri)November 9, 2016
3. The Black Madonna
FUCK YOU YOU FUCKING FUCK
— The Black Madonna (@blackmadonnachi)November 9, 2016
The next four years are gonna just be a never ending loop of duck dynasty
— (@diplo)November 9, 2016
5. Derrick Carter
I guess I need to start on my album.
— Derrick Carter (@blucu)November 9, 2016
6. J.G. Biberkopf
Fuck white America
— J.G. Biberkopf (@jacquesgaspard)November 9, 2016
7. Dawn Richard
so all you people out there saying racism, sexism, bigotry doesn't exist. It does. It always has. It had a lid on it. Now it doesn't.
— D∆WN (@DawnRichard)November 9, 2016
8. Flying Lotus
The press knew they were creating this monster. Only late in the game when shit got real were they trying to discredit him.Send in the memes
— FLYLO (@flyinglotus)November 9, 2016
9. Jacques Greene
i always imagine Trump getting his hair/toupee and makeup done before every appearance rly dramatically like Immortan Joe in Mad Max
— locke screene (@jacquesgreene)November 9, 2016
11. Nite Jewel
u who sat back and watched this happen and did nothing while angry white supremacists turned out in droves
— Nite Jewel (@NiteJewel)November 9, 2016
i'm too over/underwhelmed tonight by digital graphs stained with blood, portraying the lust for white supremacy in america.
— Le1f (@le1f)November 9, 2016
13. Seth Troxler
I've lost my hope in America, you should be ashamed. If any of my fans have voted for trump please unfollow me. I'm not a fan of you! ?
— seth troxler (@sethtroxler)November 9, 2016
Just wanna know where the meeting is…where Angela Davis and Michelle Alexander address OUR nation… I'm ready ???
— Kelela (@kelelam)November 9, 2016
All those red hats at Donald's HQ are like KKK hats 2k16
— MikeQ (@TheOnlyMikeQ)November 9, 2016
The media turned him into a Kardashian and this was the outcome good work
— AFTER HOURS (@JubileeDJ)November 9, 2016
17. Dedekind Cut
you know how we got here / you know who established this country /& we know who its built for …
— ¬ (@LeeBannon)November 9, 2016
18. Laurel Halo
how many of us told our mothers it would be okay tonight
— rizzla (@rizzla_dj)November 9, 2016
20. Thom Yorke
21. Holly Herndon
Just to be clear; this was a racist, nativist, bigoted tantrum.
— Holly Herndon (@hollyherndon)November 9, 2016
22. James Ferraro
Disgusted to say the least. That we missed the opportunity to elect the first woman pres of the USA
— James Ferraro (@LIL_ICEBUNNY)November 9, 2016
23. RVNG Intl.
never has hate appeared so prominent, but the love + light is within us to help reconnect + recalibrate as a whole
— RVNG Intl. (@rvngintl)November 9, 2016
You cannot win within a system that is not designed for you
— SHYBOI (@yu_whoooo)November 9, 2016
well the world hasn't burned down yet so we r off to an OK start :/ right now, this v second, feels like a rly important time to make music.
— bad boi mija (@hi_mija)November 9, 2016
26. Claude VonStroke
Sometimes it doesn't go my way but I stay positive and keep doing what i think is right
— VonStroke (@vonstroke)November 9, 2016
Maybe now we have the correct evil face to the evil agenda, you can all stop feeling so familiar with the government and start progressing.
— SKEPTA (@Skepta)November 9, 2016
28. Neon Indian
As someone who arrived illegally to the U.S. & earned citizenship over the course of a decade, this feels like the end of an American Dream.
— Neon Indian (@NeonIndian)November 9, 2016
In England the date is 9.11
— M.I.A (@MIAuniverse)November 9, 2016
30. DJ Earl
woke up after this show and yooooooo WTF…. What The Actual Fuck I swear this ain't real now I believe we actually living in the matrix
— DJ Earl +EkLIFE 20/3 (@DeejayEarl_)November 9, 2016
31. Mat Dryhurst
Who'd have thought that a white con man with a marketing budget would thrive in an network engineered to service the needs of advertisers?
— Mat Dryhurst (@matdryhurst)November 9, 2016
32. Juliana Huxtable
I am apalled not just by TRUMP voters but by all the angry citizens who are silent and inactive 3 out of every 4 years but blaming 3rd party
— Juliana Huxtable (@HUXTABLEJULIANA)November 9, 2016