Shades of Blue

Album: There's Alot Going On (2016)
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  • On this track Mensa raps about a series of issues plaguing the country. During the first verse he contemplates the drinking water contamination issue in Flint, Michigan. Mensa explained on Genius:

    "I wanted to speak on the fact that it's not just a racial issue. There is just a disparity between classes, as well. There are a lot of poor people in Flint, Michigan. But I just want to know that if you were to tip the scale, and it wasn't 60% black and it was 60% white, would the same things have happened, given that everybody's broke?"

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