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    Posted: August 06 2007 at 4:05pm

New Jersey Police Pressure Swizz Beatz Over 'It's Me Snitches'

The Camden, New Jersey Police Department are calling for producer/rapper Swizz Beatz to denounce anti-snitching sentiments police believe he promotes in his hit single, "It's Me Snitches," or they plan to pull sponsorship for an event he will participate in called the "Peace On The Streets" rally.

According to Associated Press, police feel that lyrics from the single such as "Freeze, you know who it is / It's me, snitches" and "I ain't gonna shoot ya / I could just choke ya" advocate violence and anti-snitching -- a concern the city's police feel helps silence potential informants in on of the nation's most notorious cities.
 
Swizz Beatz, however, has an explanation, and says he would have never agreed to participate in the event if that's what his intentions were in his lyrics. "The use of the word 'snitches' in the song was just an edit for radio," Swizz told the AP in a statement. "If I supported violence or the 'Stop Snitching' campaign, I wouldn't have agreed to be a p art of the event ..."

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http://www.ballerstatus.com/article/news/2007/07/2874/

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Wow that's crazy. Good info WaveKing.
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Wow that's crazy. Good info WaveKing.
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ya thats some good stuff
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Man him saying it's me snitches is just a radio edit I've got the track and it's really : It's me bitches. They need to hop off his sack real spit.

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Man him saying it's me snitches is just a radio edit I've got the track and it's really : It's me bitches. They need to hop off his sack real spit.

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I have no idea he comes in makes like 10 threads at once and magically disappears!

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for real it's weird
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Yeah he's like a hermit or something he doesn't keep in touch he just makes his posts and keeps it movin!!!!!

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yeah I noticed that why come on if he doesn't want to interact with anyone 
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