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Jean Grae Wrote a Song for Ta-Nehisi Coates' Black Panther

"What You Came For" soundtracks the third promo video for the “A Nation Under Our Feet” story line.

Jean Grae has dropped a new track as part of the promotional release for Ta-Nehisi Coatesreprise of the Black Panther.


Her song "What You Came For" soundtracks the third promo video for the widely popular “A Nation Under Our Feet” story line.

The track, produced by Quelle Chris, finds Grae rapping over a deep bass. It can be heard in the video as Coates' explains the premise for writing the comic and his inspiration.

The famed author tweeted about the song's debut earlier this week.

To which the rapper responded with lyrics to the song in celebration.

You can listen to Grae’s “What You Came For” above and watch the promo video below.

 

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