Q-Tip is calling for stricter gun control legislation in America. On Monday (May 8th) the rap legend posted a frightening statistic regarding mass shootings in the U.S. These statistics are only from this year alone. The screenshot of his tweet he shared on Instagram showed flooring numbers around the ongoing trend of gun violence. "There’s been more mass shootings (200) than days of the year (128) #GunControlNow,” Q-tips tweet read. He posted the screen shot with the same caption as the hashtag.
The A Tribe Called Quest front man's cries for gun control come only days after a mass shooting happened in a mall in Allen, Texas. As reported by HuffPost, a 33-year-old far-right gunman fired shots killing eight people. He also died at the scene. Moreover, the deadliest mass shooting in the U.S. this year occurred in Monterey Park, California in January. A 72-year-old man murdered 11 people in a dance studio after a Lunar New Year celebration. According to The Guardian, America is seeing more than one mass killing a week on average in 2023.
Q-Tip Post Chilling Stats Regarding Gun Violence
2023 is on pace to be one of the worst years of mass shootings in the nation's history. In other Q-Tip news, LL Cool J mentioned a project fully produced by the Abstract. Furthermore, the "Around The Way Girl" rapper praised Tip for his excellent executive production on his forthcoming album. This will be LL's 14th studio album since 2013's Authentic. Recently the legendary MC released a single off his new project called "The Force" sparking much excitement from his fans.
Not only that, the track has elements from Q-Tip's 1999 Authentic song "End of Time," and lists the late great Michael Jackson as a co-writer. Additionally, the Abstract has been receiving love from all over. He recently received his flowers from H.E.R. when she stated how impactful he's been for her and how much music he's put her on. She told The Source, "I don’t know who I relate to the most, but one of my favorite rappers of all time is Q-Tip." "I actually got to meet him one time and he put me onto so much music. And I didn’t realize how much music he was inspired by outside of Hip Hop," the R&B star continued. Do you think Q-Tip is right about gun control? Let us know what you think below!