Emmett Till

The parents of Black slain teens Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis have teamed up with  Rev. Al Sharpton and radio entertainer Tom Joyner to lead a…

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On the eve of the “Realize The Dream” march in Washington, the families of Emmett Till and Trayvon Martin joined together at Shiloh Baptist Church…

The fallout behind Lil Wayne’s controversial lyrics where he referenced the torture and death of Emmett Till continues. After Mountain Dew dropped Weezy as their celebrity spokesperson, Lil Wayne’s collaborator Future has come out in defense of the rapper. RELATED: Emmett Till’s Family Outraged Over Lil Wayne Verse ATL’s own Future gave his opinion about […]

Hip-hop star Lil Wayne’s endorsement deal with Mountain Dew could be jeopardized since he has yet to apologize to the family of slain civil rights symbol Emmett Till, MTV News reports. The family was offended after the rapper made a lewd reference to Till in a lyric during his cameo on Future’s “Karate Chop” (Remix). […]

The controversy over Lil Wayne’s lyrics on the remix to Future’s “Karate Chop” seems far from over. Emmett Till’s family expressed outrage Weezy’s explicit line, “beat that p*ssy up like Emmett Till, leading Epic Records to announce that is doing everything in its power to get the song taken down. Epic also said the song […]

Epic Records is attempting to take down a remix to Future’s “Karate Chop” that features a vulgar Lil Wayne lyric that many people found offensive, most notably the family of slain Civil Rights icon Emmett Till. In the song, Weezy raps, “I pop a lot of pain pills / beat that p*ssy up like Emmett […]

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…

The family of slain civil rights icon Emmett Till is furious at Lil Wayne over a verse on Future’s remix to “Karate Chop.” In the song, Weezy raps, “I pop a lot of pain pills / beat that p*ssy up like Emmett Till.” Till was a 14-year-old African-American from Chicago who was tortured and murdered […]