T.I. Makes a Strong Statement About Justice on “We Will Not”
T.I. has been very vocal on social media and active in the streets concerning the recent publicized killings of minorities at the hands of the police. Now he makes a much-needed lyrical statement dropping the new track, "We Will Not."
Tip makes a stand on the new song, which is produced by Mars and Mike & Keys, proclaiming that enough is enough. "No we will not stand here in silence/While they take the lives of our brothers and sisters and partna/We will not turn a blind eye to the murder with no repercussions/No we will not/We will not lives on our knees, we will die on our feet/This ain't no lie that I speak/All you youngin's out here in the streets only want to shoot people that look like you/You can stay home, you too weak," he raps.
The track lacks a chorus and finds the Kangs preaching on in an uninterrupted flow. "United we are stuck in this bullshit together/Showin' these folk we just won't take whatever/Or else they just roll up and shoot at whatever/Just like they've been doin' forever/The niggas swear they hard be huffin' and puffin'/But ain't gon' do nothin,'" he spits.
The cover art for the single shows a Black man with a raised fist holding a sign which reads, "The system was never broken, it was build this way."
Listen to the powerful Tip track, above.
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