Fred Hampton Jr. Slams Jay-Z Over "Murder to Excellence" Lyrics

Fred Hampton Jr. slams Jay-Z over "Murder to Excellence" lyrics. The son of the slain Black Panther leader is no Jay-Z fan.

<p><b>Fred Hampton Jr.</b>, son of slain Black Panther chairman<b> Fred Hampton</b>, has a few choice words for <b>Jay-Z</b>. The political martyr's offspring has taken issue with Jay invoking his father's name on the <i>Watch the Throne</i> song &quot;Murder to Excellence.&quot;<br> <br> &quot;I arrived on the day Fred Hampton died / Real n***as just multiply,&quot; he intones on the track, referencing his birth on December 4, 1969 ? the same day Hampton was gunned down in his bedroom in a raid by Chicago police and the FBI. <br> <br> At a screening of the new film <i>The Black Power Mixtape: 1967?1975</i> at the University of Chicago, Hampton Jr. objected to Jay-Z's characterization of his father's death, which he took as a slight against history, according to the <a href="" target="_blank">Ruby Hornet</a>.<br> <br> &quot;Fred Hampton didn't die, he was assassinated,&quot; Hampton Jr. said. &quot;Saying Fred Hampton died is like the school teacher telling students that Christopher Columbus discovered America.&quot;<br> <br> Hampton Jr. then went on to refer to Jay-Z as &quot;Slave-Z,&quot; reportedly inciting both scattered applause and shocked silence at the screening. <br> <br> The rapper has yet to comment on the matter. Hampton Jr., 41, was born four weeks after his father's murder.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><i> is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&amp;B music.</i></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

<p><i>(Photos from left: Courtesy of Black Media,&nbsp; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) </i><br> </p>

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