Rapper Drake is a Toronto native with huge ties to America as one of the biggest musicians today. Drake took to Instagram to speak out on the shooting of Alton Sterling.
Videos emerged July 5th, of yet another shooting involving a police officer and a black man. In the videos, two officers are attempting to restrain Sterling and later shooting him 6 times. It has been reported that Sterling may have had a gun and resisting arrest, but from the videos, which has two point of views, neither seems to be true. See here from viewpoint 1 and viewpoint 2.
Drake’s Instagram post was a picture of an open letter with his response to the Alton Steerling shooting. Drake responded to the shooting saying he felt “emotional” and “truly scared.” Below is his full letter on the situation.