You May Not Want to See Detroit, but the Roots and Bilal Have a Hot-Ass Song on the Soundtrack

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I have no plans to see Detroit. Technically, I didn’t plan on listening to the soundtrack, either, but with that free-free six-month Tidal membership, I stumbled across the soundtrack two weeks ago.


I gave it a listen.

It’s filled with some oldies but goodies.

But then I heard voices that weren’t so old. But oh sooo good. Bilal and the Roots have one of the best songs I’ve heard this year on the soundtrack. If you haven’t heard “It Ain’t Fair” yet, just watch their performance on Monday’s episode of The Tonight Show:

Seriously, put this shit on repeat. And if Black Thought isn’t on your list of top five greatest MCs of all time, we can’t be friends.

Bye, Kinja! It's been fun (occasionally).

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Maiysha Kai

Instant “Best Original Song” Oscar nominee.