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The Purple One is coming to Baltimore to keep the peace.
In the wake of unrest over the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, Prince announced he will play a Rally 4 Peace concert on Mothers Day this Sunday at the Royal Farms Arena, the Baltimore Sun reports. Tickets go on sale Wednesday at 5 p.m.
As a symbolic message of our shared humanity and love for one another, attendees are invited to wear something gray in tribute to all those recently lost in the violence, read the concert announcement, which arrived a little more than a week after rioting broke out in the city.
Prince, who also said hes going to talk to Jay Z about streaming the concert on Tidal, is expected to perform Baltimore, a new, unreleased song he wrote about the the unrest in Baltimore and the socio/political issues around the country in the wake of a slew of killings of young black men, according to his spokesperson.
The songs official lyrics are:
NOBODY GOT IN NOBODYS WAY
SO EYE GUESS U COULD SAY
IT WAS A GOOD DAY
AT LEAST A LITTLE BETTER THAN THE DAY IN BALTIMORE
DOES ANYBODY HEAR US PRAY?
4 MICHAEL BROWN OR FREDDIE GRAY PEACE IS MORE THAN THE ABSENCE OF WAR
ABSENCE OF WAR
R WE GONNA C ANOTHER BLOODY DAY?
WERE TIRED OF CRYIN & PEOPLE DYIN
LETS TAKE ALL THE GUNS AWAY
ABSENCE OF WAR- U AND ME
MAYBE WE CAN FINALLY SAY
ENUFF IS ENUFF ITS TIME 4 LOVE
ITS TIME 2 HEAR,
ITS TIME 2 HEAR
THE GUITAR PLAY!