On July 6, 2016, Philando Castile was fatally shot by police—while in his own car with a child sat in the back—and these disturbing events inspired Blaise Pascal to pen his new cut "Dead Man's Shoes".
Along the time-tested premise that violence begets more violence, Blaise Pascal proclaims "fear and ignorance breeds hate and makes some act in a destructive manner." Starting the track with the immortal musings of American critic James Baldwin, "Dead Man's Shoes" is an uplifting, conscious slice of future-soul, split between rapped verses and a soulful hook laced with emotion. Blaise Pascal will be supporting Izzy Bizu at the Shephard's Bush Empire on Feb. 15, and releases his self-titled EP on Feb. 17.
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