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New Black Eyed Peas Video Tackles Racism In America—And We're All About It
3 months ago

After an eight-year hiatus, the Black Eyed Peas (minus Fergie) are back with a vengeance. Returning to their '90s roots, the hip-hop megastars have released a new single, "Street Livin'," that's an in-your-face, no-holds-barred tirade about the realities of racism in America today. 

Just as poignant as the song, the video delves deep into injustice and inequality with depictions of poverty, DACA, police brutality, and the prison-industrial complex. 

Reactions to the song were resoundingly positive. For the message...

... and the group's original alternative hip-hop sound:

Fergie's absence didn't go unnoticed:

Black Eyed Peas are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. And if this song is any indication of what's to come, we're excited!