Trae tha Truth on His Friend George Floyd’s Link to Houston Hip-Hop and the Fight for Justice

Trae tha Truth, a Houston rap veteran whose given name is Frazier Thompson III, befriended Floyd after first meeting him in the city’s hip-hop circles about 15 years ago. In addition to his prolific musical output, the 39-year-old Trae has also been honored for his local philanthropic efforts. His activism continues this afternoon in Houston, where thousands are expected to turn out for a march led by Trae and fellow H-Town rapper Bun B, along with the family of George Floyd. This morning, we spoke with Trae about Floyd’s legacy, the march, and what’s next in the fight for racial justice…


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