Diallo in like '99

from Heems – New York City Cops Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Amadou Diallo was shot and killed in 1999 at the age of 23 by 4 police officers who in total fired 41 shots, with 19 shots hitting him. He was unarmed at the time and was said by the officers to have matched the description of a now captured rapist.

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