Scarface Delivers Powerful Sermon on ‘God’ Featuring John Legend
After a health scare, Scarface is back with a new song that is both reflective and spiritual called “God.” The track, which features John Legend on the hook, is expected to appear on his upcoming album, Deeply Rooted.
Although ‘Face is known for his hardcore lyrics, he often dealt with religious issues on such songs like “Smile” with 2Pac and “Heaven” featuring Kelly Price. On “God,” the Houston rhymer examines his faith and skepticism as he ponders why poverty and violence still continue to ravish the black community.
In one verse, Scarface questions organized religion and those in power. "The church and these politics they all full of crap," he spits. "It's a shame but that's how we're blaming it's for the scratch / So I don't knock it, I'm trying to put a black card in my wallet / But some dollars in my pocket ain't the topic."
Scarface's Deeply Rooted will be his first studio album in seven years. The collection, which arrives in stores on Sept. 4, boasts guest appearances from Avant, Ceelo Green, Nas and others.
On a side note: The proposed Geto Boys reunion album will -- sadly -- not happen. In a recent interview with the Power 105's The Breakfast Club, 'Face said the group squashed their plans to reunite. “That’s over,” he said in regards to teaming up with Willie D and Bushwick Bill again. “That’s a page in history that is closed for me. I’m done. That’s never going to happen again.”