Prince presents the award for album of the year at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
John Shearer—Invision/AP
By Nolan Feeney
May 6, 2015

The Purple One is coming to Baltimore to keep the peace.

In the wake of unrest over the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, Prince announced he will play a “Rally 4 Peace” concert on Mother’s Day this Sunday at the Royal Farms Arena, the Baltimore Sun reports. Tickets go on sale Wednesday at 5 p.m.

“As a symbolic message of our shared humanity and love for one another, attendees are invited to wear something gray in tribute to all those recently lost in the violence,” read the concert announcement, which arrived a little more than a week after rioting broke out in the city.

Prince, who also said he’s going to talk to Jay Z about streaming the concert on Tidal, is expected to perform “Baltimore,” a new, unreleased song he wrote about the “the unrest in Baltimore and the socio/political issues around the country in the wake of a slew of killings of young black men,” according to his spokesperson.

The song’s official lyrics are:

NOBODY GOT IN NOBODY’S WAY
SO EYE GUESS U COULD SAY
IT WAS A GOOD DAY
AT LEAST A LITTLE BETTER THAN THE DAY IN BALTIMORE

DOES ANYBODY HEAR US PRAY?
4 MICHAEL BROWN OR FREDDIE GRAY PEACE IS MORE THAN THE ABSENCE OF WAR
ABSENCE OF WAR

R WE GONNA C ANOTHER BLOODY DAY?
WE’RE TIRED OF CRYIN’ & PEOPLE DYIN’
LET’S TAKE ALL THE GUNS AWAY

ABSENCE OF WAR- U AND ME
MAYBE WE CAN FINALLY SAY
ENUFF IS ENUFF IT’S TIME 4 LOVE

IT’S TIME 2 HEAR,
IT’S TIME 2 HEAR

THE GUITAR PLAY!

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