J. Cole Releases 'Be Free,' In Honor Of Michael Brown

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J. Cole released "Be Free," an emotional song that addresses the issue of senseless murder that has plagued communities and highlights the recent shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

Fans are use to hearing J. Cole tell his story through his flow, but a clearly emotional J. Cole used singing to get his message across this time.

The song speaks about just wanting to be free, the song also contains excerpts of a witness telling the story about their friend being killed by the police who had already drawn his weapon before when he exited his vehicle.

The excerpt continues as the witness recounts how the police killed his friend.

"Tell me why/Every time I step outside, I see my n****s die/I'm letting you know/That there ain't no gun they can make that can kill my soul/All we wanna do is take the chains off," are the lyrics of this mournful song and J. Coles notch in his voice shows how much emotion he poured into the creation of it and standing up for something he believes in.

According to HotNewHipHop.com, J. Cole released the song with a statement saying, "Rest in Peace to Michael Brown and to every young black man murdered in America, whether by the hands of white or black.

I pray that one day the world will be filled with peace and rid of injustice. Only then will we all Be Free."

You can listen to the track below.