It is no secret that the Hip Hop community is up in arms over the Sean Bell verdict [click to read]. Many in the community have spoken out against the decision to let the 3 officers off the hook [click to read editorial]. Now another rapper steps to the plate and will let his voice be heard.
The Game is fresh out of the studio and has just finished recording “911 is a Joke” in response to the “Not Guilty” verdict.
“I’m outraged and speaking out for my generation that is afraid to speak out against police brutality and murder,” said The Game in a statement. “I grew up in Compton and had to stay silent because of the fear that was prevalent in my community, but now that I have a voice I’m speaking out.”
To listen to “911 is a Joke” which features Black Wall Street artist, Clyde Carson check out DX‘s Audio Section [click to listen].
“This could have easily been me, my brother, my family. So this song is for Sean Bell,” he said. “My deepest condolences go out to his family.”
In the meanwhile, Game is continuing work on L.A.X. and is on target for a July 8th release.