Pink Sweat$ Drops New Single “Not Alright” About The Black Experience In America

Pink Sweat$ examines the different emotions he often experiences living as a Black man in America on his new single, “Not Alright.”

Pink Sweat$ dropped his new single, “Not Alright,” on Friday (June 19th), a commentary on the emotional experience of existing as a Black person in America. Along with dropping his single, Sweat$ penned an open letter explaining why he decided to release this particular track before his upcoming project, Pink Planet, comes out.

I know I’ve been promising you guys Pink Planet for quite some time, and I love you all for sticking with me — it’s coming,” he explained. “I’ve always used music as a form of expression, and now is no different. ‘Not Alright’ is a song I wrote about the wide range of feelings you experience being black in America. I was planning on putting this record out with the rest of the album, but I need you all the hear this one now. I’ve thought a lot about how to use my platform to promote positive change in the world, and my loudest voice is the one speaking to you all in my music. I will always promote love, I will always promote unit, and I will always stand up for what I believe. A lot of us are not alright, but you’re not in this fight alone.” Check out “Not Alright” and let us know what you think.

—HNHH