T.I And Nicki Minaj Address Cleveland Murder.
Super star rappers, T.I. and Nicki Minaj aren’t keeping their lips sealed on the Cleveland murder. The hip-hop duo have stepped out to speak on the shocking murder and Facebook broadcast video of an elderly Cleveland man.
T.I and Minaj shared on Instagram yesterday, April 16 their views on the murder and the murder suspect Steven Stephens.
“Cleveland Police have confirmed that a video posted to Facebook showing an elderly man being shot is legitimate. The video was posted Sunday by a Facebook user going by the name “Stevie Steve,” who has been identified by police as Steve Stephens.” (Heavy)
The murder victim’s family has since spoken out on the shooting’s horrific aftermath.
“The family of Robert Godwin Sr., the man killed by Steven Stephens Sunday afternoon in Cleveland, Oh., is speaking out about their beloved family member. “This man right here was a good man. I just hate that he’s gone,” Robert Godwin Jr. told WOIO-TV in Cleveland.” (The Root)
A Facebook representative has also addressed the dramatic attention the mega platform has received.
“This is a horrific crime and we do not allow this kind of content on Facebook,” a spokesperson for the social media giant said in a statement. “We work hard to keep a safe environment on Facebook, and are in touch with law enforcement in emergencies when there are direct threats to physical safety.” (Fox News)
Here is what we know.