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Rapper Opens BET Awards Singing About Police Brutality Atop Vandalized Cop Car [VIDEO]

Kendrick Lamar opened the BET Awards Sunday night rapping about police brutality while on top of a vandalized police car with a ripped American flag waving behind him.

Performing his song “Alright,” the 28-year-old rapped about overcoming his struggles.

Kendrick Lamar opens BET Awards

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One line in the song references police brutality towards black people.

“And we hate the po-po, wanna kill us dead in the street fo’ sho”

Kendrick Lamar opens BET Awards

(Photo: Reuters)

Kendrick Lamar opens BET Awards

(Photo: YouTube screen grab)

Many saw the performance as a political statement referencing recent events in Ferguson and Baltimore.

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