Questlove, Chance the Rapper, Janelle Monáe react to Trump’s election victory

Treble staff

Donald Trump has just been elected as the 45th President of the United States of America. And much like with the shocking Brexit vote earlier this year, a lot of musicians are sharing their reactions via social media. Questlove made a post on Instagram that ultimately expresses motivation in the face of a disappointing election result: “The amount of time I devote to meditating and not letting speculation or bad energy rule my life—for me to just spazz out would be counter productive.” He also looks to 2020:

Chance the Rapper finds despair on CNN:

Janelle Monáe doesn’t mince words about the implications of the vote:

Flying Lotus likewise looks to Kanye as the future of our country:

https://twitter.com/flyinglotus/status/796201882779676672?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Thom Yorke references a recent Radiohead song in reaction to the news:

and Chuck D invokes Godwin’s Law:

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