Archive | L”il Wayne

Can Hip-Hop Redeem Itself? Blogger Asks — After Emmett Till / L’il Wayne Fiasco

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 […]

The Word Is Out: Pressure Mountain Dew, Emmett Till Kin Tells The World

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 […]

Lil’ Wayne Blows it Big Time on Emmett Till Lyric

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 […]