Top 10 Songs That Criticize America
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These artists weren’t afraid to stick it to the US Of A. Welcome to and today we’ll be taking a look at our picks for the Top 10 Songs That Criticize America.
For this list, we’ll be breaking down the most influential and important songs that criticized American culture, politics and more, to see who really hit the nail on the head. From Childish Gambino, Rage Against The Machine and Public Enemy to CCR, Bob Dylan, Nina Simone and Neil Young, these songs are crucial for understanding injustice, conflict and struggle in America. Did your favorite song criticizing America make the list? Let us know in the comments below!

#10: “This Is America”
#9: “What’s Going On”
#8: “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”
#7: “The Lonesome Death of Hattie Caroll”
#6: “Fortunate Son” 
#5: “Fight the Power”
#4: “Sleep Now in the Fire”
#3, #2 & #1: ????

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  1. Another good one for people who like these songs is “Hands Held High” by Linkin Park, which was directed at Bush and his involvement with the overseas war.

  2. I don’t know if these have already been mentioned in the comments, but what about Eminem’s White America? Or his song Like Home featuring Alicia Keys? (Although the latter is criticizing Trump more so than America)

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