Rap mogul Diddy, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and more have all stepped forward to speak out on the shocking not guilty verdict former neighborhood watch worker George Zimmerman received after fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year.
Clearly upset by the outcome, Diddy broke down his issues with Zimmerman getting off without doing time behind bars.
“IN MEMORY OF TRAYVON MARTIN!!! REST IN PEACE YOUNG KING!!! ANY DEATH OF A KID IS A TRAGEDY!! WAKE UP!! http://bit.ly/15EAcfS”
“My heart is truly broken. We dedicate this video to Trayvon Martin+his family. God Bless our children. @RevoltTV -> http://bit.ly/15EAcfS”
“Plaxico Burress shoots himself and gets 2 years in jail and George Zimmerman is free? #notright #NoJusticeForTrayvon”
“#myTruth I am blessed to have 6 beautiful kids. I’m hurt and I’m mad as hell! My heart goes out to the family. He followed him! F*ck That!”
“ords can’t explain! http://instagram.com/p/bvKS8dpl21/” (Diddy’s Twitter)
Young Money’s Nicki Minaj shared a similar reaction to the news.
“And our taxes paid for that trial. We just paid to see a murderer walk free after killing an innocent unarmed little boy. #GodBlessAmerica”
“What are your thoughts? @BarackObama We’re allowed to disregard 911 operators, pursue and kill ppl now? But send lauryn hill to jail 4 TAXES”
“May God console the Martins at this time; as well as every other family that’s gone through this type of injustice.” (Nicki Minaj’s Twitter)
Miami rapper Rick Ross showed his support for the Martin family.
“My condolences continue to go the Martin family.” (Rick Ross’ Twitter)
Young Money boss Lil Wayne did not censor his reaction to Martin receiving a not guilty verdict.
“Tampa was amazing but kame bak to my bus and saw da news…ain’t sh*t change, and I may never get to see it do so. I pray 4my kids & yours.” (Lil Wayne’s Twitter)
Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill delved into Saturday night’s ruling.
“It’s not about black and white or any other race..It’s about the value of a black kid life being very low in America..With a black president”
“Can’t imagine a grown man taking the life of my son because he thought he looked suspicious! http://instagram.com/p/bvBJ8uikDO/” (Meek Mill’s Twitter)