The death of Trayvon Martin has had a huge impact on the African-American community and while some honored the teen by blacking out their profile pictures on social media and wearing hoodies, rapper Plies went an entirely different route.
In a video message to his fans, the Florida rapper reveals his new gold Trayvon Martin chain. While unorthodox, Plies appears to be sincere with his gesture.
“I wanted to make sure the little homie was with me at all times,” he said. “He impacted my life just that much.”
Plies went on to pay his respects to the Martin family for the loss of their child and promised that Trayvon will never be forgotten.
“Trayvon, I’m gonna keep you around my neck at all times…It’s just that important to me.”
The “Bust It Baby” emcee isn’t the only rapper to honor the memory Trayvon Martin. West Coast emcee The Game showed of his portrait tattoo of Travyon earlier this year0