TMZ Links Boston Marathon Terror Suspect To Hip-Hop, Black Twitter Frustration Erupts

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Tamerlan TsarnaevIn one of the most ignorant, blatantly racist stunts in media history, TMZ “reports” that Boston Marathon terror suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, had an email address associated with the Hip-Hop site, “Real Hip-Hop,” so that must explain why he allegedly bombed the Boston Marathon.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev has an email associated with the website, “Real-hiphop.com.”

The site provides information about hip hop artists and upcoming DVD releases.

What’s interesting … hip hop lyrics are notoriously violent and often degrading to women. Tamerlan Tsarnaev has a boxing profile in which he says he doesn’t take his shirt off much because he doesn’t want women to get bad ideas, adding, “I’m very religious.” This statement is significantly more conservative than the hip hop genre.

Hip-Hop — all of Hip-Hop — is “significantly” more dangerous than Eastern European suspected terrorists now?

The idea is so racially-charged and stereo-typical, that the Black Twittersphere erupted with the satirical hashtag #TMZReports where users are tweeting scathing and hilarious commentary in 140-characters or less using Hip-Hop lyrics.

See some of them below:

https://twitter.com/theferocity/status/325301915053355009

https://twitter.com/desusnice/status/325292533905231874

https://twitter.com/MrRonnieLee/status/325313290173554688

https://twitter.com/ListenToLeon/status/325313085575401473

https://twitter.com/MadSports8/status/325312908579991553

https://twitter.com/FreedomReeves/status/325301808954241025

https://twitter.com/Stunningham_3/status/325321792350715907

With TMZ’s completely tangential Hip-Hop paragraph, the media’s need to bestow “other” status on these two Caucasian men raised in the heart of Boston has crossed the border into completely ridiculous. And Black Twitter is letting them know.

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