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“What do you have to lose,” has been Donald Trump’s struggle plea for the Black vote on multiple occasions. Only everything is the answer, and that’s the theme that’s been flipped into a song by The Philosopher’s Stone; Gabriel “Asheru” Benn, Wayna and DJ Roddy Rod.

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Although Asheru may not be be a household name for some, fans of the popular The Boondocks television series certainly know his voice from the show’s theme song. A longtime veteran of Washington D.C.‘s “DMV” Hip-Hop scene, the rapper, activist and educator makes a return with his latest project, Sleepless In Soweto.