Austin, Texas( CNN) CNN caught up with Tip “T.I.” Harris at the SXSW celebrationlast month, where the Grammy-winning rapper and actor premiered his latest passion project, “Us or Else” — a short film that analyzes the relationship between police and the black community.
“Police brutality is actually just a tentacle to a larger problem the racial divide and the systemic racism that goes on from the highest of highs to the lowest of the low of society in America, ” T.I. told CNN.
The film is set to premiere on BET Monday night, along with a conversation with T.I. on police brutality and handgun violence facilitated by CNN political commentator Angela Rye.