It's easy to say you 'love' something, but how 'real' do you think that love is? Don't get me wrong, the green movement needs all the help it can get. After 15 minutes of trying my best to find anything on this webpage I found this in the long, long list of things we should do:- Alternative protein sources – insect meal, substitute meat, seaweed. Maybe it’s not enough, but it’s something. Think of it as the 21st century version of "We Are The World," but with some comedy thrown in. That's all. My thoughts exactly, we need more meaningful work than this if we want sustainable growth to the movement. They were talking about reducing meat. "I didn't know that we literally have 12 years to completely change how we do so many things on Earth, from a fundamental standpoint, or the damage will be irreversible and in our lifetimes we're going to experience such drastic impact," he said. It's just a mess. “Earth” by Lil Dicky is an Earth Day charity single with the charity still TBD. You make good points but you got the mushroom's lyrics wrong, the mushroom says "I'm a common fungus", New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, This is a place for people who are vegans or interested in veganism to share links, ideas, or recipes. "It wasn't an environmentalism type of climate change song in my head at first," he said. 'Earth' is an environmental awareness song, with the different artists taking on the roles of different animals in the song. At the same time, that doesn’t mean you can’t make a meaningful pop song with celebrities, but from face value this just doesn’t seem to be it. Dicky is collaborating with the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation to figure out where the profits for his song will go. How they can reduce impact. Updated 1411 GMT (2211 HKT) April 19, 2019. All of his songs are supposed to be funny or taken as a joke. Dicky is, after all, a comedian (apparently), and that's fine if you want to make a comedy song. People can assume that singing empty lines is enough to prove their environmental concerns, and go on with their lives as normal. The lyrics are pretty much meaningless, just repeating 'We love the Earth' - the reasoning for which is overwhelmingly anthropocentric ('It is our home, It is our planet) etc. (CNN)Lil Dicky got some of his famous friends to have fun to draw attention to climate change. Bad Bunny (voice) Dave Burd. Any real 'deep' imagery is half-hearted at best. But blending one that seems to make fun of animals while also trying to save them? We break down every cameo, from Ariana Grande to Leonardo DiCaprio. Lil Dicky: Earth (Video 2019) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Skunk - Wiz Khalifa. Benny Blanco produced and uber manager to the stars Scooter Braun helped get some of the celebs on board. "I just had the idea of, 'Wouldn't it be funny to cast different artists to play different animals?'". Elephant (voice) Vallon DeVille. Vultures - Adam Levine. 'Earth' is an environmental awareness song, with the different artists taking on the roles of different animals in the song. I checked the website and they do mention do reduce red meat consumption, but nothing about milk, eggs, or any other type of animal agriculture. The song was created in an effort to consider the effects of climate change and encourage people to do their parts to save the environment. Although those are things we should definitely work on, the lack of acknowledgment when it comes to the benefits of a vegan lifestyle made me quite disappointed. Baboon (voice) Zac Brown. https://www.popbuzz.com/music/news/lil-dicky-earth-video-celebrity-cameos In honor of Earth Day, the rapper/comedian has released a music video for his song "Earth." I'm sure you've seen the music video for "Pillow Talk." Cow (voice) Bad Bunny. Lil Dicky, who's known for being pretty irreverent in his music. He gives the girl he's lying in bed with shit for being vegetarian. The songs should be called: "We love the earth: but don't make us change our mind, provide us with new information or question our unsustainable habits.". Skunk - Wiz Khalifa. I am all for music being about these issues, personally music has definitely been a part of the push on my veganism. "Upon realizing that, it went from a silly song about animals to, 'Oh my God, this is the most important thing I'll ever do.'". The music video for Lil Dicky's song 'Earth' has a major cast of celebrities. The second reason is that it's just a direct appeal to celebrity, consumer culture. Directed by Federico Heller, Nigel W. Tierney. People at work know I’m vegan. [Lil Dicky:] (We love you, we love you) C'mon everybody, I know we're not all the same But we're living on the same Earth (We love you, we love you) [Ariana Grande:] Have you ever been to Earth? Besides that, your superficial environmentalists can use this song as an excuse to say they're 'woke', while continuing to eat their KFC. I have to disagree. The song features the vocals of over 30 artists/celebrities from all over the world. I bump lil dicky at the trap houses and get the respect of drug dealers and gang bangers. Lion cub - Halsey. Vultures - Adam Levine. So it definitely has its place, but from what I see of this song it doesn’t seem to be reaching anything more than touching a hot topic to get on the charts. I didn’t even know who he was, but looking up the song itself and just reading the lyrics, it comes off heavily commercialized more than anything else, especially when you add all the celebrities who are attached to it. Cookies help us deliver our Services. When you hear lines like "I'm a fucking fungus" you know you don't really care. Ringleader Leonardo DiCaprio. Dave Burd (as Lil Dicky) Miley Cyrus. Sure, it might appeal to more people who couldn't give a toss about environmental awareness but it's not going to change anyone's minds because quite frankly it makes environmentalism seem like a joke. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. “Earth” is the title of a 2019 single by American rapper Lil Dicky.