Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit is set to chronicle the 1967 12th Street riot when it hits screens next month, and the Roots have leant their musical talents to the film’s soundtrack with new track “It Ain’t Fair.“The band team up with frequent collaborator Bilal, who opens the six-minute song with a solemn dirge. It isn’t long before Black Thought and the band show up for some explosive, soul-indebted verses. You can hear the track in the player.
definitely hear the pain as soon as “It Ain’t Fair” kicks in, but that’s not a bad thing. The Roots and Bilal link up for the special track thanks to the upcoming Kathryn Bigelow’s upcoming film Detroit. Give it like two minutes when the beat kicks in and Black Thought starts rapping before the energy gets louder. If this has you interested in the film, it drops in theaters tomorrow.
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DOWNLOAD The Roots – It Ain’t Fair Ft Bilal