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The third entry in an autobiographical trilogy that seethes, terrifies and hits hard.

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Hear the new album from the experimental Montreal hip-hop artist in its entirety

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The Polaris Prize-winning rapper delivers a sophomore album that offers defiance in a bleak world.

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