Momma don’t let your babies grow up to be aspiring rappers

Mr. McCain, an expert in the inherent pitfalls among “aspiring” rappers explains

A few headlines from recent months:

Aspiring rapper fatally shot by 2 men
on moped in Washington Heights:
law enforcement source

— WPIX-TV, Sept. 4, 2020

Aspiring rapper found dead
in trunk of longtime friend

— WJAX-TV, Oct. 27, 2020

San Antonio murder suspect is
aspiring rapper also charged
in deadly Austin shooting

— KSAT-TV, Jan. 28, 2021

Aspiring rapper pleads guilty
to stealing $4M from his job
to fund music career

— Rollingout, Feb. 5, 2021

And the hits, as in killings just keeps going, and the media? AWOL! If you wonder why the media ignores the relationship between rap, and gangs/violence/ etc. I will give you a hint: NARRATIVES MATTER MORE THAN BLACK LIVES!

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