H.E.R.’s video for “I’m Not OK” could not have come at a better time.
The sultry songstress has released the visual for her 2019 song, and it features actor/dancer Affion Crockett and some heavy messages about police brutality.
The black-and-white visual begins with Crockett pressed to the ground by an invisible force as he inaudibly repeats the phrase “I can’t breathe.”
He is soon joined by four other dancers and they bound together in an artful performance. The group eventually is moved to tears while holding each other as the video concludes.
“Super powerful, thank you all for doing this. Made me tear up,” the singer wrote on Instagram following the video’s release.
H.E.R. honored George Floyd and countless others with her song “I Can’t Breathe” which she debuted on iHeartRadio’s Living Room Concert Series earlier this month.
On June 27, the California native is set to perform at the 13th Annual Roots Picnic. The virtual experience, happening on YouTube, will include performances and appearances by Michelle Obama, Janelle Monáe Snoh Aalegra, SZA, Musiq Soulchild, and more.
Watch the video for H.E.R.’s “I’m Not OK” video above.