This song is the property of Anthony Hamilton.
As 2020 comes to a close, we’re left wondering what will transpire in the coming days. With uncertainty in the air and in many hearts, along with social injustice rearing its ugly head at every turn, it’s the perfect time for one of R&B’s most powerful voices to provide a measure of clarity. After releasing a single earlier this year, Anthony Hamilton returns with “Mercy.”, a song that is both a rally for justice and a plea for hope. Beginning with an empowering and passionate introduction by activist Tameka Mallory that sets the foundation for the track, Hamilton speaks of the plight of Black men in America. Lyrically, the focus is clear as we hear Hamilton’s emotional instrument describe a reality faced by many. Very few vocalist can handle the responsibility of singing powerful, poignant lyrics and having them resonate with listeners, but Hamilton assertively takes on this task, resulting in him being the voice of the undervalued and underappreciated, and doing it authentically.