Rapper Young Jeezy is paying tribute to Trayvon Martin. Following the acquittal of George Zimmerman Saturday, Jeezy addressed the subject in the song "It's a Cold World."
Apart from Trayvon Martin, Young Jeezy also mourns the death of his friends who have passed. Along with the track, Jeezy released a statement posted on KarenCivil.com saying that he was not "trying to capitalize off of the latest series of events." He adds that he is simply expressing his "true feelings."
Listen below (*Warning - Explicit Language):
A number of celebrities have taken to Twitter to voice their reactions to the George Zimmerman verdict. Rapper Nicki Minaj wrote that tax payers had paid to "see a murderer walk free."
Meantime, Lupe Fiasco says that people should begin organizing to "fight total structural violence." He also writes that progress won't come from "emotional reactions to a perceived injustice."