Jussie Smollett Drops New Song After Jail Release, Addresses Court Case

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Jussie Smollett
Drops New Song After Jail Release
‘Think I’m Stupid Enough To Kill My Reputation???’

4/8/2022 4: 36 PM PT

Jussie Smollett might’ve gone straight from his jail cell to the studio … because he just dropped a new song where he directly addresses his court case.

The former “Empire” star released a single Friday dubbed, “Thank You God,” and some of the lyrics are very interesting, considering his recent circumstances.

Jussie sings … “Some people chasing that clout / Just remember this … this ain’t that situation / You think I’m stupid enough to kill my reputation?”

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The song comes on the heels of Jussie’s jail release pending his appeal. He’s been out for about 3 weeks, and seemingly put the song together in that time.

Jussie also sings … “It’s like they’re hell-bent on not solving the crime / Taking out the elements of race and trans and homophobia that’s straight taking lives / But turn around and act like I’m the one that killed the strides.”

He dedicates the song to “the people who kept it real, who kept it true” … and he says he’s donating all profits from the track to the Rainbow Push Coalition, Secure the Bag Safety and the Illinois Innocence Project.

Fox 32 Chicago

As you know … a jury found Jussie guilty of 5 of the 6 felony counts against him for lying to Chicago police about being the victim of a racist, homophobic attack … and a judge sentenced him to 5 months behind bars.

But, Jussie was released from jail March 16 while he tries to get his sentence for the hoax attack overturned.


3/10/22

WGN

Jussie says music is the best way for him to channel his thoughts right now … and it’s a pretty emotional song.

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