A new song from JAY-Z and the late Nipsey Hussle has been released. “What It Feels Like” is featured on the soundtrack for Shaka King’s new film Judas and the Black Messiah. Listen to “What It Feels Like” below.
Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album is executive produced by Hit-Boy, Dash Sherrod, Ryan Coogler and Archie Davis. The LP features music by A$AP Rocky, G Herbo, Lil Durk, Black Thought, Polo G, Rakim, and more. H.E.R. recently shared her own contribution to the soundtrack, titled “Fight for You.” That song was nominated for a Golden Globe and is on the shortlist of possible Best Original Song Oscar nominees.
Judas and the Black Messiah stars Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton—activist and Chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party. The period drama chronicles Hampton’s betrayal by FBI informant William O’Neal (played by Lakeith Stanfield).
Read Pitchfork’s “Nipsey Hussle’s Legacy Is Bigger Than Rap.”