*Update*: Emmett Till Family Rejects Lil Wayne's Apology

After the family of the late historical civil rights figure Emmett Till made an attempt to get Lil Wayne dropped from Mountain Dew due to his offensive lyrics about their deceased family member in Future's song "Karate Chop," the rapper finally felt the need to issue a letter of apology.

However, the Till family and Airicka Gordon-Taylor, the executive director of Till Mobley Memorial Foundation, aren't buying it.

They claim that there was no legit "sorry" within the letter.

This is what a family representative had to say:
"While it’s commendable that he has vowed to respect the legacy of Emmett Till and his memory to ‘not use or reference Emmett Till or the Till family in his music,' this statement falls short of an apology, as none is mentioned."

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Comment by Ari on May 2, 2013 at 4:15pm
@Dsmith ASAP aint no gay you f**- fu-ck off and stop talking sh-it about good rappers you gay bi-tch
Comment by Ari on May 2, 2013 at 4:14pm
@Dsmith you little bi-tch what the f-uck are you doing here talking s***, I'm sure you suck Wayne's di-ck you f**** f**-
Comment by Dsmith on May 2, 2013 at 3:42pm
Ari a KKK.....
Comment by Dsmith on May 2, 2013 at 3:41pm
Long live ASAP is gay
Comment by Xcel on May 2, 2013 at 2:52pm
Wayne is a fake a** n**** straight up but at some point... That story is over period, the family should move on
Comment by SMP on May 2, 2013 at 1:39pm
HAHAH clown fa-ggot
Comment by True2HipHop on May 2, 2013 at 10:21am
#true never said sorry.
Comment by Ari on May 2, 2013 at 9:47am
Fake apology from Wayne
Comment by NATE \m/ (-_-) \m/ on May 2, 2013 at 9:10am
The only reason why Lil wayne had someody write that letter for him was because they were going after his money now because it's been how long since the song came out with no threat after his money but now there a threat after his oney and he has somebody write a letter for him SMH
Comment by Rollie on May 2, 2013 at 8:55am
No where in Wayne's statement statement did he say he was sorry.

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