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SUM FEAT. BLACK THOUGHT & LONGBEARD – BLACK FRIDAY

Los Angeles emcee Sum teams up with Black Thought for this song off his album Whatever Doesn’t Kill Me Better Keep Running that drops later this year.

“There’s not much to be said about being able to rap on a track with the great Black Thought,” he siad. “He’s a pioneer, and I’m glad he’s finally starting to get more widespread recognition as one of the nastiest to ever do it. My guy Longbeard did his thing on the music, he’s a part of the extended Milky Way tribe and you’ll hear more from him sooner than later.”

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J. PERIOD FEAT. BLACK THOUGHT, PHAROAHE MONCH, POSDNUOS & JOSS STONE- RISE UP

J. Period gathers Black Thought, Posdnuos, Pharoahe Monch and the voice of Joss Stone for the politically charged “Rise Up!”

“These are turbulent times in America, with protests and marches spilling out into the streets in record numbers, and activism on the rise,” J. Period told Rolling Stone, who premiered the single. “‘Rise Up’ was born out of that same energy,” continuing that the song “aims to remind us of the higher ideals we’re fighting for when we call for justice: unity, equality, diversity, empathy.”

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LIVING COLOUR FEAT. CHUCK D, BLACK THOUGHT, PRODIGAL SUNN, PHAROAHE MONCH & KYLE MANSA – WHO SHOT YA (ANDRE BETTS REMIX)-

Rock band Living Colour is preparing to release a brand new EP called MIXTAPE on September 9th that will feature a variety of remixes to classic songs. One of those remixes happens to be to The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Who Shot Ya?” and will feature Black Thought, Chuck D, Pharoahe Monch, Prodigal Sunn & Kyle Mansa. But unlike the original, the focus of the remix will surround the many, many victims of gun violence. Check it out now.