In '73, there were riots in Queens (Jamaica)
When they merked Clifford Glover, he wasn’t even a teen (a child!)
Used to be nine, he had just turned ten (a child!)
Pig said, “Die, you little fuck” and got off clean (yup)

from Heems – New York City Cops Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

There were riots in South Jamaica, Queens lasting several days after an on-duty police officer shot and killed 10 year old Clifford Grover on April 28, 1973. The officer was the first NYPD officer to be tried for murder while on duty, and was found not guilty.

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