T-Pain drops inspiring protest track, “Get Up”

Proceeds will go toward supporting criminal justice reform.

T-Pain has released a new single and video that urges listeners to “Get Up” and make a difference, as worldwide protests against police brutality and racism continue in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

The clip, produced by the rapper’s Nappy Boy Films, features T-Pain delivering uplifting lyrics in front of neon lights and pyrotechnics. “Oh, no, I can’t stop now / I gave it my all and it still ain’t enough / Everybody gettin’ knocked down / The only thing that matters is what you gon’ do when you get up,” he sings.

“This song was actually meant to come out at the end of March, but I decided to switch it out last minute and release ‘Wake Up Dead’ with Chris Brown first,” T-Pain revealed in a press release. “It’s very ironic because it all has so much more meaning to it now with everything going on in the world. I thought it was silly to hold this song. I want people to be motivated, inspired, and to continue to ‘Get Up’ and push forward.”

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The rapper has also announced that all proceeds from the single’s sales and merchandise will go toward the criminal justice reform non-profit, Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice.

Watch the video for “Get Up” here:

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