Jay Z Releases Song About Police Brutality After Philando Castile & Alton Sterling Shootings: Listen

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Jay Z released a new song addressing police shootings against black Americans on Thursday (June 7), following the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

The song «spiritual» — the first new material from Jay as a lead artist since 2013’sMagna Carta…Holy Grail — was released via Tidal and is available to subscribers and non-subscribers alike.

Listen to «spiritual» here:

http://bit.ly/29UQ4Cm

In a statement accompanying the new release, Jay Z revealed the song was made at least a year ago. «I’m saddened and disappointed in THIS America — we should be further along. WE ARE NOT,» he writes.

Read the full statement — which includes a quote from social reformer Frederick Douglass — below.

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Credits to Billboard.-