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by We’Ced Youth Media
Editor’s Note: Kendrick Lamar, a young rapper from Compton, CA, recently broke into the mainstream with his critically and commercially successful debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city. At the height of his popularity, Lamar recently dedicated a video for his newest single to condemning the popular party drug, molly, a form of MDMA. We’Ced discussed what it meant to them to have someone from a culture that is usually portrayed as a negative influence, take a such a clear anti-drug stance.
Deborah Juarez, 17
Before today, I had never heard of the rapper Kendrick Lamar and the drug Molly. Since I think most rappers talk about “Wooo! Drugs!” I tend to stay away from that because it’s promoting bad behavior and that is not right, especially in today’s society.
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