Hip Hop Reacts To Troy Davis' Impending Execution

posted September 21, 2011 12:15:00 PM CDT | 59 comments

Hip Hop Reacts To Troy Davis' Impending Execution

As the last appeal for Davis is denied, rappers and DJs speak out on his execution.

With Troy Davis' execution scheduled for tonight, Hip Hop has taken to Twitter to encourage followers to take action and try to reverse the verdict.

Rappers including Big Boi, Talib Kweli, Killer Mike and more have expressed their outrage over the injustice served to Davis, while DJs including DJ Drama, DJ Scratch and DJ Clark Kent have voiced their opinions on the case.

Check below to see just a slice of what Hip Hop has to say about Troy Davis.

BreakingNews!!!!!!! We're not waiting until 4:00pm we leaving Atlanta RIGHT NOW#Troydavis meet me in Jackson GA!!! 40 miles away
Sep 21 via Echofon FavoriteRetweetReply

save #TroyDavis.
Sep 20 via webFavoriteRetweetReply

Funny thing is I rap about this stuff #TroyDavis and others and folk stay sleep I'm glad for once they woke up.
Sep 21 via TweetCaster for AndroidFavoriteRetweetReply

Call attorney general holder at 202-353-1555 ask them to intervene on the execution of TROY DAVIS NOW!
Sep 21 via Twitter for BlackBerry®FavoriteRetweetReply

There is #TooMuchDoubt to kill Troy Davis tomorrow. Here's the 411 >> http://t.co/3c8wfit8 PLEASE RT
Sep 21 via UberSocial for BlackBerryFavoriteRetweetReply

There is #TooMuchDoubt to kill Troy Davis tomorrow. Here's the 411 >> http://t.co/4rg7oznW PLEASE RT
Sep 21 via Global14.com Member ProfileFavoriteRetweetReply

Call! Attorney General Eric Holder at 202-353-1555 urge him to intercede on Troy Davis rt to the world and Call rt now!
Sep 21 via UberSocial for BlackBerryFavoriteRetweetReply

@Tyrese. Help #toomuchdoubt. Save troydavis. We don't execute when there's this much doubt
Sep 20 via UberSocial for BlackBerryFavoriteRetweetReply

Only Judge Penny Freesemann can stop #TroyDavis death warrant 912-652-7252. Please call & Retweet!!!
Sep 21 via UberSocial for BlackBerryFavoriteRetweetReply

TroyDavis could B any1 of us when ths blood thirsty savages mis-use their power, & the system. Twitter" href="http://search.twitter.com/search?q=IAmTroyDavis">#IAmTroyDavis
Sep 21 via TwittelatorFavoriteRetweetReply

President @BarackObama Please help us #StopTheExecution of #TroyDavis!! What ever u do. Thank u sincerely.
Sep 21 via UberSocial for BlackBerryFavoriteRetweetReply

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