Last night the US Presidential election delivered an unexpected result: Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States, a historic victory for outsiders that represents a stunning repudiation of Washington’s political establishment for some, but a win for hatred, prejudice, ignorance and misogynism for others.
The naturally more left-wing faction of dance music’s industry took to social media to express their thoughts on the news. Most were obviously shocked and appalled, while others dejected and sad, making predictions for a bleak four years of politics ahead of us. Others decided to focus on music, sending a message that together and united we are above Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and any other politician running or holding office:
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
Maddest year ever. People are fucking stupid. — TwEats Everything® (@eats_everything) November 9, 2016
I am a white person that grew up poor and rural and I am ashamed as hell of the rest of yall. — The Black Madonna (@blackmadonnachi) November 9, 2016
Wake me when it’s over pic.twitter.com/gi32jMBrLM
— carl craig (@carlcraignet) November 9, 2016
WTF….I think we’re in for a very ruff ride….better fasten our seatbelts !! as Public Enemy used to say “what is this world coming to?”
— Laurent Garnier (@laurentgarnier) November 9, 2016
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! — Mano Le Tough (@manoletough) November 9, 2016
The big question is can Kanye west beat Trump in 2020?!?!?
— Anthony Parasole (@AnthonyParasole) November 9, 2016
Woke up today…..still a blessing……BUT WTF HAPPEND……very disappointed America ???????????????????????????? — TheMartinezBrothers (@themartinezbros) November 9, 2016
The idiots are winning. Again. #NoSurprises
— Joris Voorn (@jorisvoorn) November 9, 2016
I’m proud of Berlusconi right now… — Joseph Capriati (@josephcapriati) November 9, 2016
— Oliver Jones (@I_Skream) November 9, 2016
2016: one long deafening, depressed exhalation — Daniel Avery (@danielmarkavery) November 9, 2016
Guess everyone we know will be partying even harder for the next four years to ease the pain
— lee burridge (@leebu) November 9, 2016
and on that note… let’s get back to music. we need to make a lot of people happy again. — Sharam (@DJSHARAM) November 9, 2016
Democrats are to blame. Bernie would have won. Congrats USA. We all will enjoy your new President. I am sure in many ways. #entertainmentwon
— Chris Liebing Ⓥ (@ChrisLiebing) November 9, 2016
Forget blaming those who voted 3rd party. Be pissed at those who sat it out altogether.
— derek plaslaiko (@Plaslaiko) November 9, 2016
im not a religious man, but i am praying for the planet right now. be strong, be brave, and always fight for what you know is right. ✌️ — Justin Martin (@mrJUSTINMARTIN) November 9, 2016
Smh is all I can say at this point about the state of affairs in our country…
— Roger Sanchez (@djrogersanchez) November 9, 2016
US version of Brexit… — Truncate (@audio_injection) November 9, 2016
— Tiga (@Tiga) November 9, 2016