Gun violence has actually pestered Atlanta’s youth and Young Dro is doing his part to alter that.
The “We In Da City” rap artist, whose genuine name is D’Juan Montrel Hart, has actually introduced an anti-gun violence initiative in an effort to stop the violence and conserve lives.
While speaking to 11Alive, Young Dro shared that the violence has actually affected him since he was likewise a victim of weapon violence.
“It affected me actually, actually, actually difficult since I was a victim of weapon violence. The time that we invest not doing anything…really we invoke things that aren’t required.”
Dro went on to state, “I seem like I might be a voice to really curve that by being a Hip Hop…a rap artist…someone that they’re knowledgeable about. So, it impacts me since I seem like I can be a voice and I understand that I make a modification.”
Young Dro’s prepare with his anti-gun violence initiative, Guns Down, is to “fulfill the kids where they are.”
“We’re going to provide a voice and the OGs are going to kick back and listen.”
Watch Dro’s complete interview with 11Alive listed below.
In a post on his Instagram page, Dro shared:
Imma keep it genuine with y’all I would have never ever believed this would have been apart of my journey in life tbh I never ever thought of being sober never ever would’ve scratched weed out (that was typical 🤷🏾♂️🤣) however to see myself in dis light when I frm the tasks I’m frm the hood my household still in da hood today that put on’t provide me the right to be out here on some wacky s***.
The method this s*** going is ridiculous shawty.
I stated that to state 1. We put on’t order our actions, God do. 2. You can still be a rap artist and stand. 3. I hope y’all put on’t wait til it struck y’all doorstep to speak out cause dats lame af shawty.
And actually when our fellow peers ( 🕊️Doe, Nip, Skoob, Take, Marlo, Fresh and so on….) began striking the news THAT needs to’ve been considered your doorstep or when a kid exact same age as ur kid, niece, nephew, potna kids THAT ought to’ve been thought about ur doorstep.
Ima do all I can however WE more powerful together💯….all dat Otha sh** that put on’t issue prohibiting together ain’t bout nothin.
See his initial post listed below.
Kudos to Young Dro for taking actions to conserve our distressed youths and revealing them there is a much better method than weapon violence.
In a current interview, the rapper revealed he is 17 months sober.
I hope that he maintains the fantastic work – personally and in his neighborhood!
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