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The crimes and atrocities that’s happening in Nigeria are both horrifying and repulsive. On April 15, 300 schoolgirls were kidnapping in the town of Chibok by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. 53 of the girls—ranging in age from 16 to 18—have escaped however the Nigerian government says 276 are still being held captive by the terrorists.A 27-minute video was obtained by the Associated Press from the Nigerian terror group showing more than 100 kidnapped Christian schoolgirls praying to Allah and Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau saying he will hold the girls until his imprisoned militants are freed.
This story has gripped the world attention and has touched the heart of millions. The hip-hop community has flocked around the story and voiced their opinions on the topic with the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. Here are 25 people in the hip-hop community who’s been vocal.