Pharrell Addresses Michael Brown Shooting, Says President Obama Needs To Go To Ferguson (VIDEO)


(AllHipHop News) Pharrell is fighting all injustices and soundbites. In a recent interview, Pharrell stated he was disappointed in the government in the handling of Michael Brown shooting aftermath, says Michael Brown should have got out of the street when the police officer ordered and more.

In his interview with CNN’s Don Lemon, Pharrell explained how Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson used “excessive force” due to “all those shots, where those shots were”. While he does believe Wilson deserves punitive action levied against him, the Grammy award winning producer also believes civilians feel “hunted” and should take action to avoid ending up like Mike Brown.

He’s a child. I know he’s 6’2, 6’3, something like that but he’s a child. That he was laying on the ground for hours..that kid didn’t ask to get killed. So I feel that officer should be punished. But at the same time we got to look at ourselves too. Because we are feeling hunted and we need to be able to avoid these things. Sometimes it’s unavoidable.

Pharrell states that he was “disappointed” in how the government handled the Michael Brown shooting aftermath and believes Obama should visit Ferguson due to the impending “hangover” from the race relations nightmare:

 This a deeper laceration in this country. If you think that this is going to blow over, this is going to be the longest hangover in race relations ever. You want to know why? Because we thought we had got so far.

Check out Pharrell’s interview on CNN below: