Jay Z and Miguel Share Protest Songs in the Wake of Recent Police Shootings

Jay Z: “Blessings to all the families that have lost loved ones to police brutality”
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Jay Z: “Blessings to all the families that have lost loved ones to police brutality”
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Jay Z and Miguel join a chorus of artists who have expressed their weariness and heartbreak since news of the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police officers broke a couple days ago. While many artists took to social media, Jay and Miguel have turned to their art. Jay Z has released “Spiritual" on his music streaming service TIDAL, along with a short note explaining that he’s held onto the song for a year. 

Listen below.

For his part, Miguel shared a “ruff” demo of a song called “How Many”. Miguel says he will update the track every week until it’s finished, Life of Pablo-style. He tagged it with #blacklivesmatter. Listen below.