The new track comes with an accompanying visual that speaks on the violent tradition affecting inner cities.
An opening scene inspired by the classic film Boyz n the Hood kicks off a mostly black and white treatment, where Chris visits multiple hoods in Los Angeles and Compton, California.
The only bits of color emphasize gang affiliations until the entire Pantone represents unity in final scenes of the video.
The Grammy nominated singer managed to get unheard vocals from the Detroit songstress.
Ironically, his bitter rival, Drake, also launched a tune with posthumous Aaliyah vocals on 2012’s “Enough Said.”
The mellow cut which appear on Brown’s forthcoming album X, due out July 16.
Watch “Don’t Think They Know” Chris Brown featuring Aaliyah below.
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