It is black history month, so why not – right? Future released a remix to “Karate Chop” featuring Lil Wayne. In Wayne’s verse he states, “Beat that pussy up like Emmett Till.” Now, in case you didn’t know who Emmett Till was, he was a 14-year-old boy who in 1955 was mutilated, severely beaten, pistol whipped, shot, and murdered for trying to talk to a white woman (Sickening incident). Reps from the Till Estate are not liking the reference Wayne made, so now they are speaking out. The YMCMB founder is not the only artist to bring Emmett Till’s name into hip-hop – Kanye West and Remy Ma. What can you say about something like this? It is a vital piece of history that’s being butchered, however it’s only a comparison and there is the first Amendment. Drop down bottom and listen to what the reps have to say.
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