Dropping ‘Officer Kaepernick’ Rap
… ‘No Fear’ of Backlash
6/23/2019 12:35 AM PDT
A San Francisco 49ers player is releasing a new rap song in support of Colin Kaepernick … and says he has “no fear” of any possible negative repercussions.
The player is Antone Exum — a 6th year NFL safety who writes and produces rap music when he’s not playing in the league.
Exum says the song he’s most excited about releasing is titled, “Officer Kaepernick” — which addresses police brutality and “injustices in the police force.”
As Exum puts it, “I feel like if [Kaepernick’s] whole movement had a score, it would be this song.”
The 28-year-old says he understands there are “good cops that we have” — and appreciates them — but says it’s important to call out the bad cops who operate out of a place of fear and hate.
When asked about a possible backlash from NFL owners, teammates and fans — Exum told us he is drawing strength from the former 49ers quarterback … who he considers an inspiration.
“Kaepernick didn’t have any fear when he first took a knee,” Exum said … “I think I’ll be okay no matter what happens.”
Exum says he plans on releasing the track any day now — so stay tuned.