Bobby Sessions Learned Police Killed His Cousin On Twitter: 'One Of The Most Numb Feeling Days I've Ever Had'

HipHop News Posted on October 13, 2020 at 11:00pm

Bobby Sessions Learned Police Killed His Cousin On Twitter: 'One Of The Most Numb Feeling Days I've Ever Had'

The Def Jam rapper talks about his 'RVLTN (Chapter 3)' project, the story behind "Tales From The South" and more in part two of his interview with HipHopDX.

Finding out cops killed an unarmed Black person has sadly become a frequent occurrence on social media. While many people are able to quickly move on after acknowledging the tragedy with comment or hashtag, Bobby Sessions knows the pain of what it’s like when that person trending is family.

The Def Jam Recordings artist’s cousin James Harper was shot and killed by police in 2012. Sessions initially heard about the shooting on Twitter before learning the identity of the victim. The Dallas-bred MC has made a point to speak out against police violence against the Black community ever since..centered-ad {

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Although Sessions has briefly touched on Harper’s death before, he finally detailed the entire trauma on his latest project RVLTN (Chapter 3): The Price Of Freedom. The Texas native told the painful story on “Tales From The South,” a must-listen due to its heavy subject matter.

In part two of HipHopDX’s interview with Sessions, the Def Jam artist opens up about “Tales From The South” and why he felt the need to rap about his cousin’s death. Sessions also discusses his RVLTN series and touches on his debut album.

HipHopDX: RVLTN (Chapter 3) presents solutions and seems like the final arc of this story. Do you picture adding more chapters to RVLTN or have you wrapped it up?

Bobby Sessions: I wouldn’t say it’s wrapping it up. I wou

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