Rappers react to Osama Bin Laden’s death
Allhiphop.com | May 1, 2011
A variety of rappers reacted to the breaking news that al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been killed.
United States President Barack Obama hosted a press conference from the White House tonight (May 1st), revealing that Osama Bin Laden had been killed today in a compound in Abbottābad, Pakistan during a firefight.
“Tonight I can report to the American people and the world the United States has conducted an operation that has killed Osama Bin Laden,” President Barack Obama said. “Today, at my direction, the U.S. launched a targeted operation against that compound. A small team of Americans carried out the operation with extraordinary courage and capability. No Americans were harmed.”
The news quickly became a trending topic on Twitter, where a number of rappers commented on the bombshell news, which comes almost 10 years after the September 11th, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.
“Osama dead!?!” Lupe Fiasco tweeted. “Afghan operation done now!?? Now kill wack schools and US imperialism.” (Read more)