“Marikana: We Never Died” is the second political hip-hop single released on Long Talk 2 Freedom, following the release of “Mr President” in April, 2014. It is a work of protest art dealing with the Marikana massacre of August 16th, 2012, which took place at Lonmin Platinum Mine in Rustenburg, South Africa.
“As for political power/
34 dead over 50 Rands an-hour/
So if ’94 was a seed, what’s the sense in a seed if the seed never flowers?/”
Written, recorded, produced, mixed and mastered by Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh aka “Vice V”