“The lower level drug offenders got the most time,” he explains. “[That] broke up families, removed fathers from raising sons. It just destroyed communities. This is how mass incarceration started.”
Your favorite rapper talks about voting for change in our nation. He explains how inequality is affecting the African American community, dropping gems of how the crack epidemic and the war on drugs leaves impoverished communities faced with harsher penalties. T.I. feels as though it should be ruled illegal and unconstitutional for private investors to invest in prisons for profit returns nicknaming it “incentive incarceration”.
The war on drugs and mass incarceration are among the many topics T.I. discusses on his EP Us or Else.
“The war on drugs was just a war on us,” he rhymes on “Warzone.” “Give us all these guns, give us all this dust / Change all them laws / Lock all of us up.”
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