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The song “Baltimore” was written by Randy Newman, but given its full potential through Nina Simone, a singer, who — despite disavowing the record of the same name her cover appeared on — avoided Newman’s tendency towards Dr. Seussian coloration, bringing his song into real, sad life. The city of Baltimore is, as described in…

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Prince has released a protest song in response to the recent unrest in Baltimore, ahead of his Rally 4 Peace concert in the city. The iconic singer, who is notoriously private and rarely performs, had the rock-funk song, “Baltimore,” posted on his SoundCloud page on Saturday. It contains lyrics such as “Are we gonna see…