Nina Simone's ballad about lynchings

from Superflyronald (Ft. SameOldShawn) – Don't Confuse It With Some Bullshit: Why New Slaves' Second Verse is Hip Hop's Best Verse on Rap Genius

Meaning

Yes, we know “Strange Fruit” was Billie Holiday’s signature song. But the version that Kanye samples later in the album is Simone’s

More interesting than any of that was the fact that it was originally written for a Marxist newspaper by a Jewish dude who adopted Julius and Ethel Rosenberg’s kids after the Rosenbergs' infamous execution

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