Pusha T launches criminal reform campaign Third Strike Coming Home

The rapper is working with lawyers MiAngel Cody and Brittany K. Barnett on prisoners serving life sentences.

August 29, 2019
Pusha T launches criminal reform campaign Third Strike Coming Home Pusha T performs on Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 14, 2019 in Indio, California.   Kevin Winter/Getty

Pusha T dropped new song "Coming Home" with Lauryn Hill overnight and it has emerged that the track is more than just an exercise in two icons working together. The song was released to mark the launch of his involvement in the Third Strike Coming Home campaign, designed to free people serving life in prison under the three-strikes drug law.

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The law, introduced in 1994 by then-President Bill Clinton, states that anyone with a severe violent felony and two other previous convictions is liable to serve a mandatory life sentence in prison.

"This is way more than a song, it’s a movement!" Push tweeted after "Coming Home" dropped. "We are doing everything in our power to bring home men and women trapped behind the wall due to an outdated 3 strikes drug law."

Pusha T has teamed up with lawyers MiAngel Cody and Brittany K. Barnett, to launch the campaign. The rapper made a $25,000 donation to begin the campaign. Fans can donate via the official Third Strike Campaign website.

"Coming Home" is the second new Pusha T song released this week. He also shared the Kanye West-produced "Sociopath" with Kash Doll

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Pusha T launches criminal reform campaign Third Strike Coming Home