16 Shots

Album: There's Alot Going On (2016)
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  • This song is dedicated to Laquan McDonald, a black 17-year-old who on October 20, 2014 was fatally shot 16 times in 13 seconds by Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke (McDonald was armed with a 3-inch knife at the time). The shooting was caught on tape, and Van Dyke was subsequently charged with first degree murder. Mensa takes aim here at trigger-happy cops.
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