Just dropped: Judas the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album

February 15, 2021

Six Course Music Group/RCA Records releases Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album. Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. kicks off the 22-track album which features music by: 

  • Nipsey Hussle
  • Jay-Z
  • Hit-Boy
  • H.E.R.
  • Nas
  • G Herbo
  • Lil Durk
  • A$AP Rocky
  • Black Thought
  • Polo G
  • Rakim 
  • SiR
  • Dom Kennedy
  • White Dave and more. 

“Where There’s People, There’s Power” is the underlining theme of this collection of powerful music destined to inform and inspire today’s generation. 

Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album is executive produced by Hit-Boy, RCA’s SVP of A&R Dash Sherrod, Ryan Coogler and RCA’s SVP of Marketing/CEO of Six Course Inc. Archie Davis.

Judas and the Black Messiah

Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album tracklist:

  1. Cointelpro / Dec. 4 – Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. 
  2. Fight For You – H.E.R.
  3. EPMD – Nas
  4. Welcome to America – Black Thought
  5. What It Feels Like – Nipsey Hussle & Jay-Z
  6. Broad Day – Hit-Boy
  7. Plead the .45th – Smino & Saba
  8. Somethin Ain’t Right – Masego ft. JID and Rapsody
  9. Letter 2 U – BJ The Chicago Kid
  10. On Your Mind – Lil Durk
  11. Appraise – White Dave
  12. All Black – G Herbo
  13. I Declare War – Nardo Wick
  14. No Profanity – Pooh Shiesty
  15. Last Man Standing – Polo G
  16. Respect My Mind – DOM KENNEDY 
  17. Revolutionary – G Herbo ft. Bump J
  18. Teach Me – SiR
  19. Contagious – SAFE & Kiana Ledé
  20. Rich Nigga Problems – A$AP Rocky
  21. Outro 
  22. Bonus: Black Messiah – Rakim

Judas and the Black Messiah

Inspired by true events, Judas and the Black Messiah was directed by Shaka King, who co-wrote the screenplay with Will Berson. Berson & King also co-wrote the story, with Kenny Lucas & Keith Lucas. Ryan Coogler and Charles D. King produced the film with Shaka King. The executive producers were Sev Ohanian, Zinzi Coogler, Kim Roth, Poppy Hanks, Ravi Mehta, Jeff Skoll, Anikah McLaren, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth, Ted Gidlow, and Niija Kuykendall.

The film stars Oscar nominee Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton in a performance recently nominated for a Golden Globe Award and LaKeith Stanfield as William O’Neal, as well as Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders and Martin Sheen. The ensemble cast also includes Algee Smith, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Dominique Thorne, Amari Cheatom, Caleb Eberhardt and Lil Rel Howery.

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with MACRO/Participant/BRON Creative, a MACRO Media/Proximity Production, a Film by Shaka King, “Judas and the Black Messiah.” The film will be released in the U.S. in theatres and on HBO Max on February 12, 2021. It will also be available on HBO Max for 31 days from the theatrical release. 

Internationally, it will be released in select theatres beginning February 12. It is distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures and has been rated R for violence and pervasive language. 

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