Emmett Till’s Family Responds To Lil’ Wayne’s Reference In Song

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    We are all for freedom of expression, but when there is a lack of taste that is tied into it, we have to take a step back and really wonder, “Why?” Rapper Lil’ Wayne referenced Emmett Till in the Future song, “Karate Chop” where he says, “Beat that p-ssy up like Emmett Till.”

    Sir, what?

    Airickca Gordon Taylor, a representative for Emmett Till’s family, spoke to Dr. Boyce Watkins about his lyric. According to Jet, she said,”I just couldn’t understand how he could compare the gateway to life to the brutality and punishment of death.”

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