T.I. & Nelly React To Protests In Ferguson
Apparently responding to news of intermittent looting among the protests, both Nelly and T.I. spoke with TMZ about the recent events.
"I understand the frustration, but we have to strategize before we overreact,” Nelly, a St. Louis native himself, said. “We don’t get no do-over on shit like this, so we have to do it right the first time."
Nelly added, “Ain’t nothing happen no different that hasn’t been happening. At the end of the day, we should have waited to strategize first and take all the right steps to organize."
T.I. also commented on the nature of the protests, urging for strategic movements.
"We needed to play chess instead of checkers,” he said. “We should have waited to see if justice was going to be served first. We shouldn’t have played our strongest hand first."
TMZ also reports that Nelly plans to initiate a scholarship fund in the name of the murdered youth. Besides the Country Grammar rapper, T.I., Kevin Hart, and Al Jefferson will reportedly be the first to pledge “$15,000 a year in college tuition to teens chosen by the Brown family.”