Nas Speaks On Trayvon Martin & Hip Hop’s Responsibility

blame it on Meka April 6, 2012

During Def Jam’s conference call yesterday afternoon, the homie Andreas Hale picked Nas’ brain and asked (in my opinion) one of the better questions of that grilling session:

“There’s a Trayvon Martin in our community every day,” Nas said on a Def Jam conference call when asked by TheWellVersed about the case that has taken the country by storm. For him, young African American men passing away tragically is certainly not anything new. But he agrees that the way that this case has been handled has brought our communities together. Nas continued by saying that the Martin case has brought the race conversation back into the forefront and it has forced everyone to address those issues head on. ”It’s amazing that this young man’s life has brought us all together (but it’s also) sad that someone this young had to succumb to cowardice violence.”

Read more over at TheWellVersed.

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