With the first presidential debate of the 2012 election scheduled for tonight, it seems fitting that Killer Mike would choose today to release the video for his politically charged track “Reagan” off the album R.A.P. Music. The animated music video provides a rather literal representation of Killer Mike’s lyrics, which highlight the negative impact of the policies of our 40th P.O.T.U.S. on American citizens, particularly African Americans, as well as the overarching corruption that the rapper believes is still rampant in the US government to date.

Seeing the song animated in black and white (and red) adds even more weight to the track’s already heavy themes, and whether or not you agree with Killer Mike, he definitely gives you some things to think about. Check out the video for yourself below and let me know in the comments what you think. Will you be checking out the debate tonight? Or do you think the whole system is too corrupt for this election to matter?

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