New York Mayor Eric Adams Proposes To Ban Drill Music From Social Media

Adding that he was made aware of the genre when his son sent him “alarming” videos.

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New York Mayor Eric Adams is seeking to ban drill music from social media platforms.

In a recent speech regarding the death of 18-year-old drill rapper Jayquan McKenley/Chii Wvttz, who was shot and killed in Bed-Stuy earlier this month, Adams stated that he will sit down with social media companies and remind them that they “have a civic and corporate responsibility.” He continued, “We pulled Trump off Twitter because of what he was spewing, yet we are allowing music displaying of guns, violence — we’re allowing it to stay on these sites.”

Adams also revealed that he was made aware of the genre when his son Jordan Coleman, who works for JAY-Z‘s Roc Nation imprint, sent him videos. “I had no idea what drill rapping was, but I called my son and he sent me some videos, and it is alarming,” the Mayor shared during his speech.

Watch a clip of Mayor Adams’ speech below.

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