H. Blu’s Word: Lil’ Wayne & Emmett Till; Hollie Wood & Venor
March 11th, 2013
Stacey will also discuss Lil’ Wayne’s controversial lyric regarding Emmett Till. It has sparked a debate about the hip hop community’s relationship with the civil rights movement.
In February, the Cash Money Records rapper seemed to poke fun at Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American who was murdered in 1955 for reportedly flirting with a white woman, in the remix version of the song “Karate Chop” by rapper Future.
The lyric — “beat the p***y up like Emmett Till” —