Early Friday morning (July 8), Z-Ro and Mike Dean deliver a powerful new song called "No Justice No Peace." The nearly four-minute, anti-police record speaks on the injustices against African-Americans in the United States.

Mike Dean's high-energy production serves as the perfect backdrop for Z-Ro's hard-hitting lines.

Z-Ro spits, "No justice, no peace/It's us against police/Every time I turn around, they shooting another brother down in these cold, cold streets/Shit, I can't even go where I wanna go/'Cuz I might not even make it to the corner store/Maybe we all gon' get shot I don't even know no mo'/ They kill our kids, it seems like they don't get to grow no mo'/And every time I see them cruisin' in the hood/Bouta murder somebody thats what they doin' in the hood/Then they wonder why I'm strapped when I be in there."

He continues, "Then they wonder why we're like, 'Fuck the law,'/We ain't callin' y'all for shit, we don't fuck with y'all/Mr. officer, crooked officer, it ain't enough for y'all to keep all of us off of ya."

"No Justice No Peace" was released after a crazy three days in the U.S., during which police officers shot and killed Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La. and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minn. On Thursday night (July 7), a peaceful protest turned into a fatal affair when a sniper gunned down 12 policemen, killing five of them.

You can listen to "No Justice No Peace" above via SoundCloud. Keep it locked to XXL for more music and news from both Z-Ro and Mike Dean.

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