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Kendrick Lamar and Beyoncé link up for new ‘America Has A Problem’ remix: Listen

It comes as Beyoncé continues her ‘Renaissance’ world tour

Beyoncé rides a bejewelled disco horse in a ‘Renaissance’ promo image
Carlijn Jacobs

Beyoncé has shared a remix of her ‘Renaissance’ track ‘America Has A Problem’ featuring a new verse by Kendrick Lamar. Listen below. 

The single's cover art features the United States Of America flag comprising what appear to be red, white and blue bullets – seemingly in reference to the US' widespread gun problems. Among the remix's lyrics are Lamar's nod to being an “honorary Beyhive” member.

It comes as Beyoncé continues her ‘Renaissance’ world tour, which kicked off in Sweden earlier this month.

Both Beyoncé and Lamar released albums last year. ‘Renaissance’ marked the pop titan's first studio album since 2016's ‘Lemonade’, while Lamar's ‘Mr Morale & The Big Steppers’ was the follow-up to his 2017 album ‘DAMN’.

The pair have work together previously on ‘Lemonade’ track ‘Freedom’. In 2019 Lamar appeared on ‘NILE’, a song from Beyoncé’s The Lion King soundtrack album ‘The Gift’.

Meanwhile, Beyoncé, Lamar, and recent DJ Mag cover star Purple Disco Machine were among the winners at the Grammy Awards earlier this year.

Beyoncé picked up the awards for Best Dance/Electronic album and recording for ‘Break My Soul’ from ‘Renaissance’ while also winning Best Traditional R&B Performance for ‘Plastic Off The Sofa’ and Best R&B Song for ‘Cuff It’. 

German producer Purple Disco Machine won the Best Remixed Recording gong for his glitzy remix of Lizzo's 2022 track ‘About Damn Time’.

Elsewhere, Lamar's latest album was crowned Best Rap Album and ‘The Heart Part 5’ was awarded Best Rap Song.