Jay-Z has issued a statement regarding George Floyd’s death after Minnesota Governor Tim Walz revealed that the rapper called him to demand that all officers involved in his murder face justice.
In the statement issued via Roc Nation’s official twitter account, JAY-Z thanked Governor Walz for bringing Attorney General Keith Ellison in to take over the George Floyd case, and urged politicians to “do the right thing and prosecute all those responsible for the murder of George Floyd to the fullest extent of the law.”
He added: “I prevail on every politician, prosecutor, and officer in the country to have the courage to do what is right. Have the courage to look at us as humans, dads, brothers, sisters, and mothers in pain. And look at yourselves.”
JAY-Z also spoke about his “very earnest conversation” with Governor Walz.