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11 May 2017, 15:27
Breezy and Nas pay a touching tribute to young lives lost too soon.
Chris Brown has just dropped a brand new song 'Die Young' featuring Nas.
The politically-charged tune sees Breezy link up with rap legend Nas to pay a touching tribute to the young men and women who lost their lives to the streets too soon.
"One man shouldn’t hate on another man / Judge no-one ‘cos of the colour of their skin" sings the 'Privacy' star over a stunning piano-based track.
Listen to 'Die Young' below:
Nas enters with his characteristically sharp story-telling, following up Breezy with more poignant messages.
"See my neighbours, see my haters, see my federal agents, pharmacies ain't givin' out no medical favours" spits the Queens native.
'Die Young' is dedicated to Coke Boys rapper Chinx, hence the phrase "RIP Chinx" written in bold white letters on the song's artwork.
Chinx was killed in a drive-by shooting in Queens in 2015; his case remains unsolved to this day.
Brown's latest release arrives shortly after announcing his upcoming album 'HeartBreak On A Full Moon'.
The double-disc album will feature 40 tracks, including smash hit 'Privacy' and the Usher and Gucci Mane-assisted 'Party', and is set to drop in June.
'Die Young' doesn't appear on the album's tracklist and acts as a stand-alone track, similar to the R&B star's previous offering 'Parachute' featuring Sevyn Streeter.