Joe Budden Raps On Violence, #BlackLivesMatter and “Freedom”
Powerful one from Joe Budden today, who takes a break from taking jabs at Drake to touch on something that truly matters, and that’s the violence and racial tension that’s all to prevalent in this day and age. His “Freedom” freestyle comes with a video that kicks off with the tragic video of Philando Castile’s murder and continues with more powerful, hard to watch footage.
“I was told there was once a world where slaves communicated with each other via music, and tho I wasn’t present for that, the Hip-Hop I fell in love with always encouraged me to do the same (Thank you Public Enemy)….
Let this act as an unfortunate reminder that times change and they don’t. #BlackLivesMatter #YallLivesMatter #OurLivesMatter … I’m afraid to wonder what happens when we as a people decide to stop saying it. Some deem us threatening now by sheer design. We are not. We are loving, passionate, cultured and proud, even during unrest. However, with every life viciously and maliciously taken by costumed evil, we grow more and more afraid. What will occur when too many of us are afraid? #IfYouDontValueMyLifeEYEWill