Jay Z Addresses George Zimmerman's Threats on DJ Khaled's "Top Off"

As in: the same George Zimmerman who sold the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin for $250,000.

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There's a lot to love about the new DJ Khaled single. The track has contributions from Beyoncé and Future, as well as poster-worthy cover art featuring increasingly prolific executive producer Asahd:

Another early highlight from "Top Off" is Jay Z's verse, specifically the lines he spends on the man who shot and killed unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012:

I do the whole dash with no seatbelt
Screamin 'Free my n***a Meek Mill!'
N***as can't wheelie in this free world
Meanwhile Georgie Porgie sinnin' and sendin' me threats
Save your breath, you couldn't beat a flight of steps
Try that shit with a grown man
I'll kill that fuckboy with my own hand
And hop back in the coupe

​​Back in December, George Zimmerman—who was charged with second-degree murder in 2012 and acquitted in 2013—told the Blast he knows "how to handle people who fuck with me" after producers for Jay's upcoming Trayvon Martin documentary allegedly tried to interview his family. "I have since February 2012," he said. Additionally, Zimmerman said he would feed "anyone who fucks with" his family to an alligator


Jay stood with Martin's family at Florida’s Peace Walk and Peace Talk rally last month, delivering a powerful message about his legacy. "His name will sit alongside some of the greats whom lost their life to push our culture forward—the Martin Luther Kings, the Ghandis," he said. "That's the intention that we set, that his name serves as a beacon of light and hope, and pushes us into a better direction."

​​Zimmerman, who once partnered with a "Muslim-free" gun store to hawk Confederate flag prints, sold the gun he used to shoot Martin for $250,000 back in 2016.

Jay's six-part docuseries Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story premieres on Paramount Network in July. Catch the first trailer below.

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