Star Relaunches “Start Snitchin”


Radio personality Star of the “Star & Buckwild Show” is relaunching his “Start Snitching” campaign. “Start Snitching” hopes to reduce neighborhood violence in the Philadelphia tri-state area. Philly Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Richard J. Ross, Jr., the city’s Deputy Commissioner of Police.

“The ‘Start Snitching’ campaign is more than just words being spoken on the microphone,” Star told AllHipHop. “It’s a commitment I’ve taken on personally.”

Philadelphia has seen 156 murders in 2011.

The campaign initially launched in New York City in 2002, as a counterpoint to the controversial “Stop Snitchin’” movement among some hip hop artists.

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