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Mysonne remixes Joyner Lucas’ “I’m Not Racist” track to share different perspective

KC Orcutt

 // Dec 3, 2017

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Joyner Lucas' new offering "I'm Not Racist" has recently gone viral, with people across the nation talking about its undeniably powerful message.

During the track and its accompanying visual, Lucas raps from two varying perspectives—from that of a white Trump supporter and as a young Black male—in order to showcase the stark disconnect found in conversations pertaining to race and the racial divide that has plagued our nation for centuries.

While the potent release certainly has helped further fuel the ongoing nationwide dialogue regarding race relations in America, not everyone was satisfied with Lucas' lyrical rebuttal from the perspective of the young man of color. As such, emcee and activist Mysonne has decided to take matters into his own hands, remixing the track to offer a different point of view in response to the white male's N-word-laden opening verse.

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"Shouts to @joynerlucas ..This video and song is Dope," Mysonne wrote on Instagram, prior to sharing his version of the track. "BUT.. I feel like his argument for the Black boy should've. and definitely could've been stronger... So if I can get the instrumental to this ..I would like to give my point of view."

After offering his initial comments, Mysonne does exactly that, releasing his own remix to the track, during which he raps what some supporters have dubbed "the educated Black man perspective,", all while wearing a red hat with the words, "F**KKK Racism," written across the front.

"I hear you talking but you omitting the factors," Mysonne begins his impressively-freestyled response. "And I don't want your pity you mother—king cracker / I'm not a racist, my hatred has bases / My ancestors were brought here by killers and rapists / Your forefathers were all robbers / Forced us to your culture and customs and destroyed ours / Then you murdered and enslaved us / Days in the field, you mother—kers never paid us for four hundred years."

Mysonne then continues on, touching on a variety of subjects including mass incarceration, Trump's presidency, white supremacy, institutional racism, the origins of hip-hop, Colin Kaepernick's #TakeAKnee protest, police brutality, crime, poverty, drugs and more.

Take a look at Joyner Lucas speaking with REVOLT about the making of "I'm Not Racist" in the clip above, and check out Mysonne's full remix in response below, beginning around the 3:07-minute mark.

Mysonne - I'm Not Racist" Remix
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