Beanie Sigel Tapes Anti-Violence Public Service Announcement

Beanie Sigel has been embroiled in his share of legal drama over the years, but now he’s stepping up in an attempt to help reduce crime in his violence plagued hometown of Philadelphia. The Roc-A-Fella artist recently taped an anti-violence public service announcement in conjunction with Philly’s Fox 29. In the spot, which Beans sat down to film this past week, he urges young people to avoid the pitfalls of the street that will only lead them to prison or death. “Exercise your mind, not your trigger finger,” he urges viewers. When asked by a Fox reporter why kids would heed the advice of an artist known for his violent music, the rapper explained that his reputation gives him credibility with at-risk youth. “If this is a message for the youth, it gotta come from somebody that they not only respect, but they know. That been through what they’re goin’ through,” the Broad Street Bully explained. “I got the scars. I got the wounds. I know. Why should they listen to me, who else they gonna listen to?” Philadelphia has had 375 murders so far this year, making it one of the most violent major cities in the country.

  • EReal

    PHILLY IN THE HOUSE!

  • Preme07

    How u gonna make a non violent PSA and then make an album full of talking about you’ll shoot people and you have shot people? I understand it’s about the image…but are people realloy supposed to take thyat serious coming from him?

  • fireforreal

    Wow Ereal that was a waisted first comment. I commend Beanie for making the right choice and helping these cats in the streets see it’s not cool,the truth or keepin it real by being stupid.Beans lived it an is fortunate enough to still be alive,but how many of ya’ll cats will make it to see 25 ? or not go to jail? we all hood but the hood ain’t bringing you out of your coffin or doing your sentence for you.Get money and keep it real to yourself and your family.

    • EReal

      What would you rather me say first? Im not with the gays, sorry.

  • http://www.hip-hopkings.com Stu

    See, jail does help you, help the community.

  • http://XXLMAG DUNFIYA

    PURE BULL,AINT NOBODY GONNA LISTEN TO THIS WANKER,IF PHILLY WANTS TO KILL ITSELF LET IT.GOOD MUSIC COMES OUT OF PHILLY BUT ITS A REAL SHITEHOLE,EVERYBODY BUT “EVE” IS UGLY AS SHITE,HAVE YOU SEEN HOW THE PEOPLE LIVE?????YOU’LL SEE WHY THE MURDER RATE IS HIGH,JUST BE A “HARD ROCK” ITS “VOLUNTARY SUICIDE” THE CLAN WILL APPRECIATE IT GOOD JOB PHILLY

    • http://DUNFIYA JAMAL

      WHERE ARE YOU FROM?? PROBABLY SOME HICKTOWN. PLEASE DO NOT PUBLICIZE YOUR IGNORANCE AGAIN! I BEG YOU. HAVE YOU SEEN EVERY PERSON IN PHILLY? NO, SO HOW COULD YOU MAKE THAT COMMENT YOU OXY-MORON! PLEASE READ A BOOK!

      ONE LOVE PHILLY!

  • BRITISH B

    DUNFIYA U A HATER…WHT CAUSE IT NOT UR RACE OR R BLOCK THT GOT BODIES DROPPIN OFF.. ANY1 THT IN THE GAME WUD STOP IF THEY COULD IT AINT FUN KNOWIN U CUD B NEXT… EVEN IF U THE HARDEST OR SMARTEST IF U GET CAUGHT SLIPPIN EVEN A STAB IN THE LEG COULD RUIN THE WHOLE OV UR FAMILIES SHIT.. STOP DA VIOLENCE FOR REAL.. OBAMA AINT GOT NO CRED SO YEH SOME WILL LISTEN 2 BEANS EVEN IF THE BEEF GONE TO FAR TO STOP THEY WILL ART LEAST TAKE IT ON BOARD REAL TALK YOU IS A BIAATCH….

  • Tha Ace

    this is also from the dude he very recently raps:

    kill a nigga at the drop of a dime, imagine what i do for a dollar

    pistol whip a nigga til i break it type a nigga. I’m hard on chumps most these dudes is fags, put the guard on punks push the broom up they ass.

    • http://XXLMAG DUN SOUTHSIDE LONDON

      “THA ACE” GOT WHAT IM SAYIN……..NUFF SAID

  • http://ww.sp1200.net yoMAN

    good for beans he’s giving back he’s a real dude respect……

    http://www.sp1200.net

  • ITS OVER!

    Did Ya’ hear…Beans is Broke!

  • niggafrommemphis

    Make a State Property#3.That shit was fire!

  • http://koolkidkulture.blogspot.com/ Koolkidkulture

    c’mon, beans. let get it together, baby!

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  • yonkers

    who gives a fuck about beans anymore