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Janelle Monáe Wants You To #SayHisName And #SayHerName In A Powerful Protest Track

'Silence is our enemy. Sound is our weapon,' she writes in a post.

Janelle Monáe has been actively involved of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Recently, she organized an anti-police brutality protest in Times Square. Now, she and several members of her Wondaland roster, including Jidenna, Roman GianArthur, have released a rework of “Hell You Talmbout" -- this time as an anti-police brutality anthem.

The track was originally released on her 2013 album, The Electric Lady, and features a stripped-down simplicity that speaks volumes. It pairs an undulating, percussive rhythm with Monae and others saying the names of several victims of police brutality over the past few years.

“This song is a vessel,” Monae wrote in an Instagram post. “It carries the unbearable anguish of millions. We recorded it to channel the pain, fear, and trauma caused by the ongoing slaughter of our brothers and sisters. We recorded it to challenge the indifference, disregard, and negligence of all who remain quiet about this issue."

Here are some of the victims of police brutality now immortalized on the track:

"Silence is our enemy. Sound is our weapon. They say a question lives forever until it gets the answer it deserves ... Won't you say their names?," Monáe wrote in an Instagram post.