Articles Tagged: Cops

Meek Mill Cops To An L After Falling Down Icy Steps

January 10th, 2017 | By

Yeezys ain't got traction in their Serato? Someone get adidas on the phone.

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J. Cole Says Cops Are A Part Of A Bad “Machine”

September 8th, 2015 | By

J. Cole says being a good cop is an oxymoron.

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[Videos] Nappy Roots – “Call The Cops”

October 9th, 2014 | By

Nappy Roots drop off their new single and video, “Call the Cops,” produced by SMKA. You can catch them at A3C this weekend.

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Cops enlist rappers to fight violence

May 25th, 2010 | By

Rap music videos are often filled with angry young men waving guns and spitting rhymes about how much they despise police.

And nobody would be too surprised these days to tune into the nightly news and see yet another hip-hop artist facing drug, gun, or even murder charges.

So, the thought of cops and rappers working together to make the city safer is sure to raise some eyebrows.

But Toronto Police are hopeful this unlikely pairing is what’s needed to get young people’s attention. They’ve enlisted the help of seven local rappers for public service announcements as part of this summer’s TAVIS initiative.

“The only way we’re going to stop someone from getting shot is by convincing the person holding the gun to put it down,” said Const. Scott Mills, the force’s social media relations officer. “These guys are definitely pieces to that puzzle.”

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