A while back I wrote about The Hamilton Mixtape and how “One song, in particular, continually draws me back both musically and critically: Immigrants (We Get the Job Done) by K’naan, Snow Tha Product, Riz MC, and Residente.”
“We’re America’s ghost writers, the credit’s only borrowed
It’s a matter of time before the checks all come”
This week, this song has been given new life with its own powerful music video.
Given public discourse about walls and bans, “Immigrants” presents us with images of humans with lives and identities that must be acknowledged. It is a haunting song with an equally powerful video. Give it a watch: