J. Period – “Miranda” f. Xzibit, Rhymefest & Jesse Williams

blame it on Meka January 20, 2017

Veteran deejay J. Period is behind the massively successful Hamilton mixtape, which topped the Billboard 200 in its first week. He is now teaming with actor/activist Jesse Williams for another.

This time, the mixtape — titled RISE UP! — will be inspired by and (unofficially) an accompanying soundtrack for the EPIX documentary series America Divided which first aired back on September 30th. The first single, “Miranda (Rise Up!),” has also dropped, featuring Xzibit, Rhymefest and Williams.

RISE UP! will also feature contributions from the likes of Aloe Blacc, Black Thought of The Roots, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Pharoahe Monch, Posdnous of De La Soul, and others. Listen to “Miranda” below.

Episodes of America Divided can be viewed at its e-homestead.