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Silas Blak - "Cops On My Back" [Official Video]

Silas Blak - "Cops On My Back" [Official Video]

by karaslamb
August 09, 2015 8:36 PM

Seattle Spitter Silas Blak Drops The Official Video For "Cops On My Back" From '#BlakFriday: The Mixtape' Directed By Brodie Stevens & Dedicated To Unarmed People Of Color Slain By Police.

Seattle spitter Silas Blak returns with the official video for “Cops On My Back” from #BlakFriday: The Mixtape, produced by Kjell Nelson. The video, which juxtaposes a clean cut Silas and a tormented Silas, is directed by Brodie Stevens and dedicated to the lives of unarmed men and women of color murdered by law enforcement officers. He recently delivered this clip with a healthy list of names, to properly illustrate the gravity of each loss:

IN MEMORY OF

#RumainBrisbon #TamirRice #AkaiGurley #KajiemePowell #EzellFord #DanteParker #MichaelBrown #JohnCrawfordIII #TyreeWoodson #EricGarner #VictorWhiteIII #YvetteSmith #McKenzieCochran #JordanBaker #AndyLopez #JonathanFerrell #CarlosAlcis #LarryEugeneJacksonJr #DeionFludd #KimaniGray, #JohnnieKamahiWarren #MalissaWilliams #TimothyRussell #ReynaldoCuevas #ChavisCarter #ShantelDavis #SharmelEdwards #TamonRobinson #ErvinJefferson #KendrecMcDade #RekiaBoyd #ShereeseFrancis #WendellAllen #NehemiahDillard #DantePrice #RaymondAllen #SgtManuelLogginsJr #RamarleyGraham #KennethChamberlain #JohnTWilliams #AlonzoAshley #KennethHarding #RaheimBrown #ReginaldDouce #DerrickJones #DanroyHenry #AiyanaJones #StevenEugeneWashington #AaronCampbell #KiwaneCarrington #VictorSteen #ShemWalker #OscarGrant #TarikaWilson #DeAuntaTerrelFarrow #SeanBell #HenryGlover #RonaldMadison #JamesBrisette #TimothyStansbury #AlbertaSpruill #OusmaneZongo #OrlandoBarlow #TimothyThomas #PrinceJones #RonaldBeasley #EarlMurray #PatrickDorismond #MalcolmFerguson #AmadouDiallo #DerekWilliams #FreddieGray #WalterScott #SandraBland #EricHarris #RalkinaJones #SamuelDuBose #PaulCastaway

The video definitely resonates today, on the anniversary of the killing of unarmed St. Louis teen Michael Brown. Check the footage below to watch the video for “Cops On My Back.” Stream #BlakFriday: The Mixtape via SoundCloud.



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