Adeem the Artist: When country music won't love you back - Music

Derrick Philips
October 11, 2023
Smile Politely

When I connected with Adeem the Artist to discuss their striking new album, White Trash Revelry, and their upcoming appearance this weekend at the Champaign-Urbana Folk & Roots Festival, our conversation touched upon the traditional values that often dominate the country music scene in Nashville. Adeem, who identifies as non-binary, shared their candid perspective on the need for broader inclusivity in country music. Their insights highlighted a desire for a more expansive representation of artists in this cultural space.

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