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Damian Lillard Drops Powerful New Song, ‘Blacklist’

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Lillard calls out racism and police brutality on his new track.

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Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard is using his platform to speak out against racism and police brutality. Lillard is one of many NBA players that have taken part in Black Lives Matter protests in response to the deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and countless others. On Tuesday, Lillard released a new song under his artist name, Dame D.O.L.L.A., that condemns racism:

As a brother with a good heart, I say ‘F— you’ if you racist

Or white staying quiet, you disabling the changes

F— being famous, tired of watching us complaining

Cops kill a brother, get released after arraignments

Lillard also offers ways that people can support the current movement for change:

“Support black businesses, gotta fight evil

We love ourselves, we don’t hate white people

We just striving for equality, acknowledge me

Don’t just kill me for chilling when in my property”

You can listen to the full song here, or below (warning: explicit language):