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Watch T.I., Quavo, Meek Mill, and Rara Protest Police Killings in New “Black Man” Video

It's from T.I.'s new EP, 'Us or Else,' released this morning.

Early this morning, T.I. released a new project, Us or Else, an album that he said he felt compelled to make after "the repeated deaths of unarmed black citizens at the hands of police." The six-track EP, with guest verses from Killer Mike and Big K.R.I.T., is up on Tidal right now. It's worth a listen.

The immediate standout from the EP is "Black Man," a powerful track with Quavo, Meek Mill, and Rara featuring, each rapping about being targeted by the police, always coming back to Quavo's hook: "Is it because of my people? / Is it because of my sneakers? / Is it because of my jersey? / It is because that I'm perfect?"


This afternoon, T.I. released the video for the track, directed by Visual Authority Media. The black-and-white video sees Quavo running from the police after being wrongfully stopped by the police before Meek Mill delivers his verse at a funeral. Eventually, all four rappers end up at a protest with placards in the background reading "Stay Woke," "Freedom," and "Justice Now."

Watch the video below.

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