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Osama Bin Laden k!lled: Lupe Fiasco, Chuck D & Skillz React
Al-Qaeda founder and leader Osama Bin Laden has reportedly been k!lled after nearly a ten-year search following the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001.
Reports of his death emerged online late Sunday (May 1) evening.
The US is in possession of Bin Laden's body, the reports say. President Barack Obama is due to make a statement shortly. Mr Bin Laden is top of the US most wanted list. He is accused of being behind a number of atrocities, including the attacks on New York and Washington on 11 September 2001. (BBC News)
Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco shared his reaction to the reports.
TO MANY INNOCENT PEOPLE THAT GET k!llED IN WAR, JUST MAKES MORE WAR, ONCE WE STOP THE BLOOD SHED THE WARS WILL PEACE - Lil B (LILBTHEBASEDGOD Twitter)
Public Enemy's Chuck D also weighed in on the breaking news.
"Osama Dead!?!," he tweeted Sunday. "Afghan Operation done now??? Now k!ll poverty, wack schools, and US imperialism..." (Lupe Fiasco's Twitter)
Virginia rapper Skillz considered what the United States should now do following Bin Laden's death.
"USA is at it again , number one in the rankings of k!lling Championships. Stealing the Gold in the murder Olympics, and the crowd goes wild!," Chuck D tweeted.
"New Whirl Odor,... I smell. And with all these whippings of mass distractions , Amerikkkans now can look forward to 95 cent gas and hummers."
"One fu*kin dude in a cave, gimme a break please would some UFO come down and straighten this human race out, even if you gotta devour us." (Chuck D's Twitter)
"Trump? He just did it on em.," he tweeted. "You k!lled Trump and Bin Landen in the same night?? You gon have a good week bruh. He dead...now drop them gas prices b4 them sh*ts k!ll us." (Skillz's Twitter)
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Rappers React To Breaking News Of Osama Bin Laden's death
A variety of rappers reacted to the breaking news that al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been k!lled.
United States President Barack Obama hosted a press conference from the White House tonight (May 1st), revealing that Osama Bin Laden had been k!lled today in a compound in Abbottābad, Pakistan during a firef!ght.
"Tonight I can report to the American people and the world the United States has conducted an operation that has k!lled 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 k!ll wack schools and US imperialism."
"USA is at it again, number one in the rankings of k!lling championships. Stealing the gold in the murder Olympics and the crowd goes wild!" Public Enemy rapper Chuck D. tweeted.
Chamillionaire was in the recording studio when the news broke.
"I'm watching CNN just like y'all except I'm in the studio waiting. I just burned like 2 songs worth of time for the announcement."
Black Eyed Peas' frontman will.I.am was traveling abroad when he heard the breaking news of Osama Bin Laden's death.
"I'm in Korea right now watching CNN and I just heard Osama Bin Laden is dead," will.I.am tweeted.
Rap mogul Jermaine Dupri said may need a little more convincing regarding the death of Osama Bin Laden.
"They are saying Bin Laden is dead, I need to see the body," Jermaine Dupri tweeted.
While Bin Laden's death will be viewed as a victory in the war on terror, experts believe that al-Qaeda's ideology, and active cells, still pose a threat to security throughout the world.
"So I just landed and heard this Bin Laden news," Just Blaze tweeted. "That's cool and all but I feel like this is only gonna rile them al-Qaeda boys up crazy…Like 'Oh you just k!lled the boss? OK check this out. We's blown up evvvvverything! Hide ya kids hide ya wife!"
Slaughterhouse member/veteran Detroit MC Royce da 5'9 was cavalier about the news.
"Don't nobody care about no Bin Laden death," Royce tweeted.
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Last edited by Steve; 05-01-2011 at 10:37 PM..