Jemele Hill says she’s had sufficient with rappers dying from gun violence … and desires to see people come collectively to speak about find out how to cease it as soon as and for all.
We bought Jemele at LAX Wednesday and requested her for options following Takeoff‘s loss of life in Houston … she’s calling on artists, document labels and politicians to start out powerful conversations on gun violence.
Whereas Jemele senses a few of these talks could also be happening behind closed doorways … she highlights why it is essential to debate points and options surrounding gun violence in a public discussion board.
As we reported … Takeoff was shot and killed this week whereas visiting Houston, the coroner’s studies says bullets struck the Migos rapper within the head and torso.
Jemele additionally has sturdy ideas on the follow of rappers “checking in” with sure individuals wherever they’re touring — evaluating it to “some slave s***.” She says Black individuals ought to by no means need to really feel unsafe going into one other space.
For Jemele, she needs trade leaders to say sufficient is sufficient after the capturing deaths of Takeoff and PnB Rock — lamenting the very fact nothing’s actually modified since Infamous B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur had been gunned down again within the day.
Whereas Jemele says there’s sure issues inside her personal neighborhood that must be addressed when it comes to gun violence, she tells us why the answer cannot be to cease going out and cease carrying bling.