Prince's 'Baltimore' Video Features Footage of #BlackLivesMatter Protests

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Baltimore riots over the death of Freddie Gray

The Purple One also did a benefit concert at Baltimore's Royal Farms Arena. Called the "Rally 4 Peace," the show featured appearances by Miguel, Estelle and Doug E. Fresh.

Prince's protest song "Baltimore" was released in the wake of demonstrations surrounding the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, as people took to the streets to speak out against a seemingly endless string of killings by police officers around the country. The Purple One also did a benefit concert at Baltimore's Royal Farms Arena. Called the "Rally 4 Peace," the show featured appearances by MiguelEstelle and Doug E. Fresh.

Now, in his new video for the song, he showcases footage from the protests and the concert, creating an ode to the #BlackLivesMatter movement as a whole. Watch the moving clip below:

This article first appeared on Billboard.com.

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