“In 2015, I was falsely arrested under suspicion of drug trafficking while on my way home from a vacation. There is still a huge stigma associated with any sort of police interaction, especially an arrest. People start to look at you funny, like you’ve done something wrong. They completely forgot that you are innocent until proven guilty.
“Dropped,” my latest single, humanizes this issue. I want people to remember that we’re still human, no matter the outcome. We have to go through enough to clear our names and fight for our lives. It’s so much harder to go through this with all the judgement.
Bobby “B.” Morales wrote a custom beat for this song, working with me from the production stage all the way to the master and mix of “Dropped.”
I want you to know that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Everything comes to an end. In sharing my story and putting myself out there like this, I encourage you to summon the courage to confront your own problems, no matter what they may be.” Ekelle