Dr. Boyce: Four Reasons why Rick Ross needs to leave Trayvon’s Name out of his mouth - Your Black World
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Dr. Boyce: Four Reasons why Rick Ross needs to leave Trayvon’s Name out of his mouth

rossby Dr. Boyce Watkins

I think I speak for a lot of normal black people when I say that I sometimes grow tired of the rapper Rick Ross. 

Ross has always been a creative, yet relatively useless public figure in the past, but his recent disrespect for the legacy of Trayvon Martin might be the straw that breaks the fat man’s back.  Rick’s use of Trayvon’s name in the song “Mastermind” could be subject to interpretation, and he’s being very careful to try to brush it over.  But when you put these lyrics into context by analyzing the entirety of what Ross represents, you realize that, for this particular artist, using the name “Trayvon Martin” in any song isn’t usually going to do anything for anyone but himself.

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