Rapper ScHoolboy Q is speaking out about the police shooting of Alton Sterling on a new remix featuring Kendrick Lamar.
ScHoolboy Q, who rose to prominence in 2014 with his No. 1 album Oxymoron, released the remix of his single “THat Part” late Thursday night. In it, he raps, “When Alton Sterling gettin’ killed for nothin’/ Two cowards in the car, they’re just there to film/ Sayin’ Black Lives Matter should’ve died with him/ Wrong n— in your hood, you gon’ ride on him/ White n— with a badge, you gonna let that slide/ Tell me how they sent that footage off and slept that night.”
Friday marks the release of ScHoolboy Q’s new album Blank Face LP, which includes the original version of “THat Part,” featuring Kanye West. The remix instead features Lamar, Jay Rock, and Ab-Soul, who together with ScHoolboy form the hip-hip group Black Hippy.
ScHoolboy Q and Lamar aren’t the only musicians to release tracks addressing the recent police shootings of Sterling and Philando Castile; Swizz Beatz and Scarface on Thursday night released a track titled “Sad News,” R&B singer Miguel dropped Black Lives Matter-inspired demo “How Many” on Friday, and Solange Knowles shared an acoustic cover of Syreeta’s “Black Maybe.” Also on Friday, Jay Z released a protest song titled “Spiritual,” referencing the 2014 police shooting death of Michael Brown.
Hear ScHoolboy Q’s track below.