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Prince’s new ‘Baltimore’ video spotlights Black Lives Matter movement

a still from the "Baltimore" video

A new video for Prince’s song “Baltimore” features footage from the protests after the death of Freddie Gray, as well as photos and video from his “Rally 4 Peace” concert in May. The video, published to the YouTube account of Eryn Allen Kane—who sings on the track—also features animated lyrics underscoring Prince’s themes of mourning and hope.