, watched and commented on the famous viral video entitled “System of A Dilma”, which unites in edition the speech of the former president of Brazil,
After watching the video (and laughing), Serj Tankian said: “I think it’s hilarious. I think it’s funny, I was laughing and listening and watching. It was Lula, right? Dilma and Lula? Funny, very funny. At least they used them and not Bolsonaro. ”
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Upon being informed that Dilma e Lula were talking about inequality and the IMF in the video, the lead singer of System of A Down he joked: “Yes, so it’s ok. I’m not going to ask for their copyright.”
“System of A Dilma” was created by DJ Faroff e Alexandre Bursztyn (Xandelay) in 2011. Since then, the video has gone viral reaching over 4 million views and has 42,000 likes. Remember:
In the same interview for the G1,Serj Tankian said he is “shocked” by some fans who are surprised to learn that his lyrics talk about politics.
When asked if it happens that people from other countries do not know that he sings about it due to the language barrier, the singer replied: “It does happen. They may not understand the language. But sometimes they just don’t imagine that I would sing that. Some of our lyrics are vague, but some are very specific. My point of view has always been very specific. “
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Serj Tankian, who is also an activist and supporter of the American Democrat Bernie Sanders, he continued: “So when people are surprised, I am surprised by them. How can you be surprised by my point of view. And you are a fan? How can it be? I am shocked. I have been doing this for 25 years. , where the hell were you? ”
Still on the subject, the singer added: “If you listen to my records for the first time, ok, but if you have been listening to System of a Down and my songs for a long time and you tell me not to do politics in music, I don’t know what to say.”
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Serj Tankian just released the EP Elasticity, with songs about the conflict in Armenia and social inequalities. On April 27, he will release the documentary Truth To Power, about activism and the crisis in his home country.
I o System of A Down hasn’t released a complete album in 16 years. Last year, the group released two new releases: “Protect the Land” and “Genocidal Humanoidz.”
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