Los Angeles( CNN) Macy Gray is known for her edgy, enigmatic voice and her soulful music about desire and life, but in her 10 th studio release, which will be out this summer, the Grammy-winning singer is get political in a way she hasn’t before.

“For me, has become a black female, that puts me right in the thick of all the racism that’s going on and all the misogyny, ” the R& B singer told CNN.

Fans got a savor of what’s to come when Gray liberated “White Man” in February — an anthem about racism in America. The video features a tense yet harmonious dance between a black both women and a white wife that represents both the deep divisions and the unity that characterize race relations in America.