The one thing this issue definitely brought to light is that some people didn’t even know who Emmett Till was.
Just as Mamie Till Mobley didn't endure the pain of losing Emmett Till alone, many people have stood in solidarity with our family, even if it wasn't the most popular stand to take
Mt. Dew dropped Lil Wayne over the Emmett Till controversy. Biggie said it best, 'Dumb rappers need teaching'More quotes »
Pepsi to meet with Al Sharpton, Emmett Till's family after company dropped Lil Wayne for offensive lyrics
Inc. officials will meet Wednesday with members of Emmett Till 's family and the Rev. Al Sharpton .Sharpton continued to press for the meeting last week after the company's partnerships with Lil Wayne and Tyler, the Creator, of Odd Future to promote Mountain Read more »
Victim's cousin seek apology from Lil Wayne
cousin of the late Emmett Till wonders if Lil Wayne understands just how damaging it was when he rapped a vulgar reference to the black teen whose death in 1955 became a significant moment in the civil rights movement, The Associated Press reports.Airickca Read more »
Lil Wayne song pulled by Epic Records for 'hurtful' Emmett Till lyrics
to take down a new Future remix leaked over the weekend with a vulgar Lil Wayne lyric that has offended the family of Emmett Till .The New Orleans rapper made a sexual reference to the beating death of Till, a 14-year-old Chicago boy tortured and shot in Mississippi Read more »
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Product Branding and Celebrities: Fragile Advertising or Lightning in a Bottle?
Another sponsorship was established between Reebok and rapper Rick Ross. Recently, Wayne performed vulgar lyrics on Emmett Till, "the African-American teenager whose 1955 torture and murder in Mississippi for supposedly whistling at a white woman helped foment 7:34 AM from MarketWire Read more »
Metro Boomin Says Emmett Till Lyric Wasn’t To Be Released
Mississippi teenager was beaten and killed in 1955 after allegedly flirting with a White woman. The two White men accused of killing Till, who was visiting from Chicago, were later acquitted.” Mountain Dew ended its relationship with Lil Wayne May 3. from Gossiboo Crew Read more »
Oh Dear: Future Claims Lil Wayne's 'Karate Chop' Verse Helped Raise Awareness of Emmett Till...
Smith. I’m talking a lot of that are people around me, credible people, that should be like, ‘Man, you don’t even know who Emmett Till is?’ He raised awareness to people who didn’t even know Emmett Till. The young kids that never even knew what happened to from The Daily Swarm Read more »
Emmett Till Controversy Helped Sell Future’s Music
know who Emmett was. He’s thinking I’m talking about Emmitt Smith. … He raised awareness to people who didn’t even know who Emmett Till is to young kids who didn’t even know what happened to him. After Lil Wayne brought light to it, they had to go and do their from Gossiboo Crew Read more »
Clearly Folks Don’t Read: Future Says Lil Wayne’s Emmett Till Controversy Was Positive Because He Made People Aware Of Who Till Was
require approval by a moderator before appearing in the comment section. XOXO-MN Trying to be witty and failed. But is Emmett Till a taboo subject in history? More so in BLACK history? Like i said when it first released i thought it was taught in school, at from Madame Noire Read more »