R&B maestro, Trey Songz returns with his new single, “2020 Riots: How Many Times?,” a gorgeous and soulful new track which, as stated by a recent press release, “shed(s) light on the injustices faced in the black community at the hands of police brutality and institutionalized racism.”
Trey was moved to write the new tune after spending time with some of the droves of protestors marching for racial equality across the US. He comments, “Three or four nights ago I woke up in the middle of my sleep…I couldn’t sleep. My chest was hurting. I got up and called my producer, Troy Taylor and I said ‘We’ve got to make music that really touches the soul, that really addresses what the world is feeling right now. Especially our people.’ So we came up with ‘2020 Riots: How Many Times.’ With the words in this song I just wanted to speak to everyone’s hearts and acknowledge the pain and anguish everyone is going through right now. I know this ain’t usually my message and you’re not used to hearing this from me, but this is the person I’ve always been.”
A portion of the new track’s proceeds will be donated to both Black Lives Matter and the Community Justice Exchange’s National Bail Fund Network.