Joyner Lucas - Devil’s Work

Published: May 10, 2019

By: Jen Kreidler

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Joyner Lucas never fails to deliver thought-provoking raps that leave listeners reflecting, and his latest single, Devil's Work, is a prime example of this. In a time where the pain of loss weighs heavy, Joyner's powerful message hits home. By daring to ask the tough questions and challenge the status quo, he continues to push boundaries in the world of hip-hop.

With no catchy hooks to distract from the raw emotion, Joyner is seen in the video rapping passionately in a grand cathedral, clutching a Bible in one hand and a bottle of Hennessy in the other. His lyrics cut deep as he challenges God on the injustices and tragedies that plague our world.

“Why you take our mothers from us? Our fathers and our sisters and our cousins from us? Got these children getting murdered while they double dutchin’? Wonder why the fuck you take Nipsey Hussle from us? Damn, you took a true King, a true brother from us…”

The song strikes a nerve as Joyner calls out the senseless loss of life of good people while actual killers and pedophiles go loose.

This powerful track is a must-listen for those seeking music with a message. Watch the video below and join the conversation.

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