kid rock*In a recent article published by the Daily Mail, writer Rob Waugh claims that listening to mainstream rock music influences white people to lean more toward being racist and favor the interests of their white peers at the expense of black people.

According to the author and his researchers, students were tested with different genres of music and more often than not, rock was associated with white people and that people unconsciously favor their own race after listening.

“Students were told they were taking part of a study to determine how funds should be distributed in college and offered a range of ethnic-based groups to share money between,” the article reads.

After listening to rockers like Bruce Springsteen and White Stripes, students handed most of the money to white people.

Check out more of the report here.