Prophets Of Rage Release Mashup of Unreleased Tracks for Midterm Elections, Titled 'The Ballot Or The Bullet'

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Chuck D, B-Real and Tom Morello of Prophets of Rage perform onstage at Hollywood Palladium on June 3, 2016 in Los Angeles.

Prophets Of Rage are stressing to fans the importance of exercising their right to vote. The band released a mashup on Thursday (Nov.1) of three unreleased tracks and their latest release, “Heart Afire” into a brand new video.

The clip is named after the famous Malcolm X speech “The Ballot or the Bullet." It also provides resources for viewers to check ID requirements in their state, since some new laws threaten to disenfranchise Native American and Black voters in North Dakota and Georgia.   

“There are people trying to keep many of us from being able to vote," the band said in a statement. "Don’t squander the rights we’ve fought so hard to get. Agitate, organize, resist & rebel before, during & after Election Day. In the words of Malcolm X, “it’s got to be the ballot or the bullet.” 

Watch "The Ballot or the Bullet" below.