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Ab-Soul Focuses on America's Social Unrest in Dramatic "Huey Knew" Video

Eric Skelton
Featuring imagery of Colin Kaepernick, Donald Trump, and police violence.

Known for urging listeners to open their third eye and wake up to the realities going on around them, it wasn't surprising that Ab-Soul got poilitical in his new single "Huey Knew" considering the social unrest going on in America right now.

"All this stuff about the gun laws and the police, it’s very reminiscent of that time," he explained to Genius about his decision to feature Black Panther leader Huey P. Newton in the song's title. "I just wanted to use this hip-hop to show that we have our eyes and ears open.”

In the accompanying black and white music video, Soul strengthens his point by channeling Newton as dramatic imagery of Colin Kaepernick, Donald Trump, and police violence flash behind him. Powerful. Watch the clip above.

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