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The Ventura veteran has released his timely new record "Lockdown," which references what has been going on and his thoughts about the situation. As people have gone back to music to piece together their emotions over all of this, .Paak offers a fresh perspective on the riots, translating it all through his personal lens.
Sicker than the COVID, how they did him on the ground Speakin' of the COVID, is it still goin' around? Oh, won't you tell me 'bout the lootin' what's that really all about? 'Cause they throw away black lives like paper towels Plus unemployment rate, what, forty million now? Killed a man in broad day, might never see a trial We just wanna break chains like slaves in the South Started in the North End but we in the downtown Ride, cops try to block, now we gotta show down
-Alex Zidel, HotNewHipHop