Pharoahe Monch is back. Today, he released the final track in his anti-gun trilogy. The series started with "Stray Bullet," which appeared on Organized Konfusion's 1994 album, Stress: The Extinction Agenda. Then came 2007's "When the Gun Draws," off Monchichi's solo album, Desire. The third and final installment is titled "Damage."
Like its predecessors, the Lee Stone-produced "Damage" tackles the issue of gun violence. There are references to inner-city killings and the Trayvon Martin case. The artwork is a histrionic reminder that bullets have no names.
"Damage" is the lead track from Pharoahe's forthcoming EP, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), out this fall.
Take a listen.