Donald Trump won the U.S. Presidential election today, beating Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton eight years after the Unites States of America elected its first ever black commander-in-chief, Barack Obama.
After the news broke at 7:30am GMT, the dance music community reacted with a combination of disbelief, anger and humour. Below is what Disclosure, The Black Madonna, Carl Craig and many more had to say about Trump’s victory.
Keep an eye on this page as we’ll be updating it with more reactions through the day.
Maddest year ever. People are fucking stupid.— TwEats Everything® (@eats_everything) November 9, 2016
America isn't ready to give up its living meme generator.— FLYLO (@flyinglotus) November 9, 2016
The irony of this tweet coupled with your avatar of you & the Dalai Lama is off the charts Piers, you insufferable wankpot. https://t.co/hn2VWQxc4r— TwEats Everything® (@eats_everything) November 9, 2016
I can see why he won. He's a rich, famous, liar, bully, 4 x bankrupt, tax avoider, misogynist, homophobic, racist & sex abuser. Great choice— Breakage (@Breakage) November 9, 2016
So American masculinity is that toxic— LAUREL HALO (@LaurelHalo) November 9, 2016
no. i already know i'm an idiot, i don't have to run to prove it. https://t.co/woiXohuFG7— dead mow cinco (@deadmau5) November 9, 2016
If you're upset it's probably just best to stay off social media right now. It's just as easy to be stressed as it is to add to it— SKRILLEX (@Skrillex) November 9, 2016
You gutless, hateful piece of shit.— The Black Madonna (@blackmadonnachi) November 9, 2016
If it was the last thing I ever did, Im glad I voted against you.— The Black Madonna (@blackmadonnachi) November 9, 2016
And I will fight you until there's not a breath left in my body.— The Black Madonna (@blackmadonnachi) November 9, 2016
UPDATE: More artists have reacted to Trump’s election.
dark times ahead ... we will help our American friends with German immigration...— MDSLKTR (@modeselektor) November 9, 2016
. @kanyewest see you in 2020— BOB LIGHT (@TheChainsmokers) November 8, 2016
Been describing Trump to people as the Nickelback effect.— felix cartal (@felixcartal) November 9, 2016
Example: i've never met anyone who likes Nickelback... but they sell out arenas.
moving to tokyo #fucktrump— bad boi mija (@hi_mija) November 9, 2016
reality is a nightmare https://t.co/wNJJj3X6XE— porter robinson (@porterrobinson) November 9, 2016
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