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The former “Empire” star participated in the single Instagram account, Which according to his autobiography is “currently run” by the Smollett family.
In the post’s comment, it was noted that “100% of profits will be donated” to the Rainbow Push Alliance, the Illinois Innocence Project and Bag Safety Insurance.
The one-minute preview on social media begins with a clip that reads: “Channel these thoughts the best way I know. I love you… – Josie.”
Then Smollett sings: “It’s almost as if they’re so intent on not solving the crime/Getting rid of the race, trans, and gay elements outright taking lives/But turn around and act like I’m the one who killed the steps.”
Elsewhere on the track, he says, “Some people are looking for fame / Some people are chasing that influence / Just remember this… This is not this situation / You think I’m stupid enough to kill my reputation.”
“Just to make you look like a victim / As if it was a fun thing / You better look at someone else / You got the wrong victim.”
On March 16, Smollett was released from the Cook County Jail in Chicago, Illinois, after the court gave consent pending an appeal of his conviction.
He had spent six days behind bars from his 150-day sentence after being convicted of lying to Chicago police about being a victim of a hate crime in 2019. The actor was convicted of five counts of disorderly conduct offenses for lying to police.
Last month, the Court of Appeals, in its 2-1 ruling, said Smollett could be released after making a personal pledge of $150,000, meaning he does not have to provide money but agrees to appear in court as required.
While sentencing, Smollett maintained his innocence.
Smollett’s representatives did not immediately respond to a Fox News request for comment.
Lauren Overholtz of Fox News and The Associated Press contributed to this report
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