Snoop Dogg And Other Rappers Speak Out Against Gun Violence At The BET Hip-Hop Awards

Uncle Snoop and non-profit grassroots organization the League of Young Voters, brought their “No Guns Allowed” anti-gun violence campaign to the star-studded “green carpet” at the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta. Watch what happened below!

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The League’s street team hit the carpet and asked hip-hop’s elite to discuss practical solutions to gun violence. Key figures in the game such as Nelly, Rich Homie Quan, Lil Scrappy, radio personality Angela Yee, and Snoop himself, all contributed their voices to the cause and provided thoughtful insight on this pressing issue that continues to plague our nation.

It is important to acknowledge how rappers are using their celebrity to influence change on issues that negatively affect our communities. In honor of Uncle Snoop hosting last night’s highly-anticipated 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards, check out the visual below which includes these compelling celebrity and tastemaker drops which ideate around preventative gun violence measures.

Submit your stories and artwork about how you’ve been impacted by gun violence on the League’s Tumblr page at or text “PEACE” to 69866!

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