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Listen: Prince tweets new song inspired by Baltimore riots

Pop legend Prince released a new song called “Baltimore” on Saturday, honoring 25-year-old Freddie Gray whose death sparked protest and riots in the city.

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Prince will perform the song on Sunday at “Rally 4 Peace,” a concert at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore. The legendary pop star offered followers of his newly activated Twitter account a sneak peak of the track when he tweeted it on Saturday.

The “Rally 4 Peace” concert was organized to be “a catalyst for pause and reflection” after the recent protest and violent riot in Baltimore following Gray’s death that led to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declaring a state of emergency in the city on April 10.

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