Rihanna, Vic Mensa, YG and More Respond to the Protests in Baltimore

Vic Mensa, Big Boi, Freddie Gibbs, Rihanna, and more all weighed in.

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Some of hip-hop and music's biggest stars have spoken out about the riots in Baltimore that began in response to the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, whose funeral was yesterday. Gray died on April 13 from perplexing spinal injuries while in police custody the night before. As the protests around the city of Baltimore unfolded last night, Rihanna, Vic Mensa, Freddie Gibbs, Chuck D, Bun B, and more all weighed in on what they were seeing and sent their thoughts and prayers to those involved to stay safe. 


HBO pimped that 1-sided view of BMORE in THE WIRE. Show & spread it across the USA , and 15 years later ((((BOOM))))

— Chuck D (@MrChuckD) April 27, 2015


Baltimore doing what they suppose 2 be doing

— yg (@YG) April 27, 2015


Damn. Baltimore is getting outta control. I understand protests. I don't understand looting CVS. That's not honoring Freddie Grey.

— BunB.eth (@BunBTrillOG) April 27, 2015


Baltimore I respect it, 100%. Just do it peacefully, we don't need an excuse for them to kill another one of us. #FreddyGray

— Big 🐰 (@FreddieGibbs) April 27, 2015


I'm just catching up to the news coming out of Baltimore...this is bad. Sending my prayers to everyone in that beautiful city.

— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) April 27, 2015

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