In partnership with Eastwood Music Group and FirstCom Music UMPG, the Dallas
Mavericks curated a “Soundtrack for Empowerment” with “The Truth to Power Project.”
This creative endeavor is a local Dallas-Fort Worth community effort to inspire people
with new music and content – “Let’s bring truth to the light so that we can heal, grow,
and prosper together.”
The “Truth to Power” triple LP set features a variety of local artists, including Grammy
Award winner Leon Bridges with Keite Young, Bastards of Soul, Sarah Jaffe and Elliott
Skinner as well as national artists like Grammy Award nominee Black Pumas, Holy
Hive, BADBADNOTGOOD and more.
The proceeds from this album support nonprofit organizations committed to serving
communities that have been damaged by inequitable structures, including Music
Forward, For Oak Cliff, Joppy Momma’s Farm and Young Leaders Strong City. After one
year of sales, the project raised over $66,000 and each organization received over
The program is part of the Mavs Take ACTION! plan to support local minority-owned
businesses. The Dallas Mavericks launched the Mavs Take ACTION! plan in June 2020
to address racial inequities and disparities, promote social justice and drive sustainable
change in Dallas/Fort Worth.
For more information on Leon’s music please visit his official website here. For more information on the Truth To Power Project please visit their website here.
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