British singer-songwriter Jorja Smith released a new song, “By Any Means,” a bittersweet ballad that focuses on the fight for Black Lives Matter. Smith explained in a statement that the inspiration for the song “came from going to the demonstration at Black Lives Matter and leaving wondering, what can I do to keep this dialogue going? It’s not just a social media post but it’s life.
“By Any Means” is the lead track of the forthcoming album of Roc Nation, Reprise, a multi-artist series of songs discussing social justice. A part of the compilation ‘s proceeds will be donated to groups helping victims of police brutality, hate crimes, and other abuses of civil rights.
Jorja Smith’s stream “By Any Means” below, and stay tuned for the Roc Nation’s reprise.