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Lil Wayne's Apology Letter To Till Family Over Offensive Lyrics Gets SHOT Down!

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Lil Wayne is in a lil bit of trouble, but for once it has nothing to do with his health! It's about his music!

The Young Money rapper came under fire recently for some of his lyrics in a song called Karate Chop in which he compares the death of Emmett Till to a sexual act!

For those of you who can use a quick brush up on your history, Emmett was a 14 year-old African-American boy who was brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955, and his highly publicized death was considered a pivotal breaking point for the Civil Rights Movement.

Needless to say, the Till family was NOT amused with the lyrics and Epic Records decided to pull the song from their website.

Well, Weezy got wind of the news and he wrote an apology letter, saying:

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Lil' Wayne Offends The Masses! Compares American Hero's Death To WHAT?!

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Whoa!

We've always known Lil' Wayne to be controversial, but he has taken it a bit too far this time!

The rapper was recently featured on Future's Karate Chop remix, which was all fine and dandy until we heard the rapper spew an offensive reference to African-American hero Emmett Till.

Lil's lyrics were so degrading that Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid apologized to the 1955 Jim Crow South victim's family himself and promised to remove all traces of the song from the internet.

Epic Records said in a formal apology:

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