Mary J. Blige’s new song “See What You’ve Done” was written specifically for the new documentary “Belly of the Beast.”
Here is the what the “Belly of the Beast” documentary is all about: “When an unlikely duo discovers a pattern of illegal sterilizations in women’s prisons, they wage a near impossible battle against the Department of Corrections. Filmed over seven years with extraordinary access and intimate accounts from currently and formerly incarcerated people, BELLY OF THE BEAST exposes modern-day eugenics and reproductive injustice in California prisons.”
According to Rolling Stone magazine, Mary J. Blige said, “I was so moved by the film and Kelli Dillon’s story, I immediately knew I wanted to be involved, so I teamed up with Nova Wav and DJ Camper to write a song that would amplify the voices of women in prison. No one has the right to make decisions about a woman’s body without her consent and ‘See What You’ve Done’ is an indictment, a testimony, a call to be strong, and an anthem for a movement whose work isn’t done yet.”
Take a listen to “See What You’ve Done.”
Here’s the trailer for “Belly of the Beast.” The documentary is available for streaming at various “virtual cinemas” starting today (October 16th). Click here for all the details.