Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album Out Now

Six Course Music Group/RCA Records releases Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album. Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. kicks off the 22-track album which features music by Nipsey Hussle, Jay-Z, Hit-Boy, H.E.R., Nas, G Herbo, Lil Durk, A$AP Rocky, Black Thought, Polo G, Rakim, SiR, Dom Kennedy, White Dave, and more.

“Where There’s People, There’s Power” is the underlining theme on this collection of powerful music destined to inform and inspire today’s generation. Click here to listen.

Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album is executive produced by Hit-Boy, RCA’s SVP of A&R Dash Sherrod, Ryan Coogler and RCA’s SVP of Marketing/CEO of Six Course Inc. Archie Davis.

Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album track list:

01 Cointelpro / Dec. 4 – Chairman Fred Hampton Jr.

02 Fight For You – H.E.R.

03 EPMD – Nas

04 Welcome to America – Black Thought

05 What It Feels Like – Nipsey Hussle & Jay-Z

06 Broad Day – Hit-Boy

07 Plead the .45th – Smino & Saba

08 Somethin Ain’t Right – Masego ft. JID and Rapsody

09 Letter 2 U – BJ The Chicago Kid

10 On Your Mind – Lil Durk

11 Appraise – White Dave

12 All Black – G Herbo

13 I Declare War – Nardo Wick

14 No Profanity – Pooh Shiesty

15 Last Man Standing – Polo G

16 Respect My Mind – DOM KENNEDY

17 Revolutionary – G Herbo ft. Bump J

18 Teach Me – SiR

19 Contagious – SAFE & Kiana Ledé

20 Rich Nigga Problems – A$AP Rocky

21 Outro

22 Bonus: Black Messiah – Rakim


Inspired by true events, “Judas and the Black Messiah” was directed by Shaka King, who co-wrote the screenplay with Will Berson. Berson & King also co-wrote the story, with Kenny Lucas & Keith Lucas. Ryan Coogler and Charles D. King produced the film with Shaka King. The executive producers were Sev Ohanian, Zinzi Coogler, Kim Roth, Poppy Hanks, Ravi Mehta, Jeff Skoll, Anikah McLaren, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth, Ted Gidlow, and Niija Kuykendall.

The film stars Oscar nominee Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton in a performance recently nominated for a Golden Globe Award, and LaKeith Stanfield as William O’Neal, as well as Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders and Martin Sheen. The ensemble cast also includes Algee Smith, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Dominique Thorne, Amari Cheatom, Caleb Eberhardt and Lil Rel Howery.

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with MACRO/Participant/BRON Creative, a MACRO Media/Proximity Production, a Film by Shaka King, “Judas and the Black Messiah.” The film will be released in the U.S. in theaters and on HBO Max on February 12, 2021, and available on HBO Max for 31 days from theatrical release. Internationally, it will be released in select theaters beginning February 12.  It is distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures and has been rated R for violence and pervasive language. 

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