Future Says Lil Wayne “Raised Awareness” About Emmett Till; “Karate Chop” Producer Speaks

Originally posted on AllHipHop:

(AllHipHop News) Future’s “Karate Chop” has been a topic of interest in Hip-Hop for the last several months due to the controversial lyrics by the song’s featured artist. Lil Wayne’s reference to Emmett Till, the African-American teenager who was brutally murdered by two white men in 1955, upset the Till family and eventually cost the Young Money rapper his endorsement deal with Mountain Dew.

[ALSO READ: The Till Family React To Mountain Dew Dropping Lil Wayne]

Future feels despite all the negative attention the line “beat that pu**y up like Emmett Till” garnered, the end result was actually positive.

Future told Power 106:

I never thought it was going to get so much attention, but I think overall, the whole situation, he did bring light in a positive way to what happened. Even though they probably thought it was negative, he brought positive energy to the situation because a…

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