As we previously reported, some very disturbing footage of Lil Reese assaulting a girl at a house party appeared online. While we shared the thoughts of numerous folks via their Twitter reactions, we would like to shed some light on an excellent article written about the topic. It was penned by fellow Chicago artist Nikki Lynette for Chicago Now and features some superb insight into the situation.

Read a brief portion of it below and then click on the link to read the entire piece.

"Man... Watching that video made me realize something bad about myself. I realized that I've seen so much domestic violence and tears and blood growing up, that I am completely desensitized to it now. It's just not shocking. At all. I've seen my dad do worse to my own mom."

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