A couple weeks ago, Third Root, an activist hip-hop crew that includes Austin DJ Chicken George and San Antonio emcees MexStep and Easy Lee released the lead single and video for their new album “Libertad” due out later this year. The album is a collaboration with local super producer Adrian Quesada and the track “Reflection of the Times” includes vocals from Reggie Coby of the League of Extraordinary Gz.
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The track is an anthem for the Black Lives Matter movement, an outcry against injustice and a call to rise. The powerful video, directed by Eric Morgan of local hip-hop duo Crew 54 spells out the struggle in stark and unambiguous terms.