Janelle Monae and her Wondaland Records cohorts have crafted a drum-and-voices protest anthem for these days of racial unrest and #blacklivesmatter protests. Monáe, Jidenna, Roman GianArthur, Deep Cotton, St. Beauty, and George 2.0 all jump in.

"Hell You Talmbout" is posted to Soundcloud as a free download to boot. The names of black Americans who died while in police custody or in clashes with the police -- like Freddie Gray, Sandra Bland and Erik Garner -- are boldly chanted over it's 6-plus minutes.

After five years as a columnist and editor at Billboard, Katie Hasty joined HitFix in 2009 for music and film reporting out of New York. The Midwest native has worked as a writer, music promoter and in A&R since 1999 and performs with her band Numbers And Letters.