There’s no original series creating more buzz than Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us. Released on Netflix this summer, the four part mini series tells the story of Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray, Korey Wise, Raymond Santana Jr. and Yusef Salaam. From start to finish, the series pulls on your heart strings while inducing anger. Fortunately, it has raised awareness about their stories and the many like them within the United States. To honor their resilience, the five men were given a platform to speak out while presenting a special performance from H.E.R and YBN Cordae.
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From New York to Maryland, the two connected to deliver a heartfelt performance of “The Lord Is Coming” that shook the crowd to the core. Beginning with a poem from H.E.R, the performance touched on the struggles of The Exonerated Five and much more. Closing the performance, YBN Cordae delivered a verse that touched on many of the same topics of social injustice that H.E.R began discussing. Overall, the duo’s performance is one for the ages. Check out the full performance above and let us know what you think.