Janelle Monáe Releases Visceral Protest Song, ‘Hell You Talmbout’ (via NPR)

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NPR: R&B singer Janelle Monáe released a blistering 6 1/2-minute protest song on Friday called “Hell You Talmbout.” The song’s premise is simple, and that simplicity is the source of its power. The lyrics are the chanted names of black Americans killed by police and vigilantes, followed by the phrase “say his name” or “say her name.”

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