The Emmett Till Highway — a nice idea, but the sign keeps getting torn down. Maybe this would be something to inspire a Hip-Hop creation about Emmett. Blogger Travis M. Andrews addresses this in a new Blog for the Huffington Post — http://www.huffingtonpost.com/travis-m-andrews/emmett-till-hip-hop_b_3423107.html?utm_hp_ref=email_share (and interviews me!!). It’s a fascinating blog look at who knows this […]
Check out this video by Mike Mose. I give it a Five Star.
Sharing thoughts on L’il Wayne and my new book, The Plan, set for May publication The family of Emmett Till simply wanted an apology from Lil Wayne after a song lyric offensively referenced their kin’s name. On the unreleased remix of Future’s “Karate Chop,” Wayne rapped, “”beat the p—y up like Emmett Till.” The family of […]
Memorial to Emmett Till, killed in 1955 in the Mississippi Delta NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Epic Records is going to “great efforts” to take down a new Future remix leaked over the weekend with a vulgar Lil Wayne lyric that has offended the family of Emmett Till. The New Orleans rapper made a sexual reference to […]