Questions About The Game’s Tweet that Overwhelmed Sheriff’s Station

Los Angeles Times, August 12, 2011

Was the rapper The Game’s Twitter account hacked?

Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials have opened a criminal investigation into whether the rapper sent out a tweet containing a number for the Compton station, which resulted in jammed emergency phone lines for at least two hours Friday night.

But after the Los Angeles Times published a blog post online, The Game sent a tweet to the newspaper saying: “it wasn’t me (shaggy voice).” He suggested that his Twitter account had been hacked by someone else.

In another tweet, he suggested it was an accident: “Yall can track a tweet down but cant solve murders ! Dat was an accident but maybe now yall can actually do yall job !!!! #iSpeak4ThePeople”

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The Sheriff’s Department said the problems began after 5 p.m. when The Game sent a tweet to his 580,000 followers encouraging them that if they wanted an internship with him, they should call the phone number, said sheriff’s Capt. Mike Parker.

“This was beyond irresponsible,” Parker said. “The deputies’ ability to answer the phones and dispatch personnel to help these people in danger was significantly impeded.”

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  • Question Diversity

    Was the rapper The Game’s Twitter account hacked?

    “My Twitter account was hacked” is the new “the dog ate my homework.”

    In another tweet, he suggested it was an accident: “Yall can track a tweet down but cant solve murders !

    Hey genius rapper, the reason that the cops can’t solve murders sometimes is because the kind of people who listen to your music don’t like to “snitch on a brutha,” 70 of ’em standing around but not a one saw anything. So many blind people in one spot, what are the odds?

  • mark..levin..fan

    THIS SHOWS THAT BLACKS ARE HIGHLY ORGANIZED AND PLANNING. TESTING THE WATERS and observing law enforcement response. this is pretty militaristic i feel i think it would fall under guerilla warfare as intelligence or psychological warfare not sure but basically disrupting the enemys communication lines is a major guerilla tactic. pretty serious stuff folks arm up cause its coming

  • Appalled Laughter

    I think we can all appreciate the danger to the general public involved in an irresponsible stunt like this, however it IS funny. The difference here is whites read about things like this and laugh, even though no white person over about 10 years old would actually DO it. Adult blacks on the other hand, not only do it, but brag about it, apparently not realizing that they are very lucky that they did not cause the death of many people, or the destruction of millions of dollars worth of property. What if there had been a fire or a multiple-vehicle crash… Blacks never seem to think about these kinds of things.

  • Mike H.

    Ironically if he pulled this stunt against the Compton station the majority of the people he was hurting were probably his fellow blacks/mexicans.

  • Anonymous

    White people of self respect and reasonable intelligence should never Mention or acknowledge the existence- or any of the detritus of the sub-race non-music.

    Period.

    It is beneath us to discuss such retardate excrement.

  • madison grant

    So the rapper claims his twitter account was hacked. Wasn’t that Anthony Weiner’s excuse?

  • kgb

    He suggested that his Twitter account had been hacked by someone else. In another tweet, he suggested it was an accident: “Yall can track a tweet down but cant solve murders ! Dat was an accident but maybe now yall can actually do yall job !!!! #iSpeak4ThePeople”

    Firstly, if I wanted a daily update of retarded filth I’d hack into a sewer pipe.

    Secondly, how dare a black man claim that WE aren’t able to carry out a job? Every time I come on here I find myself reading tales of what a nightmare it is working with, and compensating for, minorities that are a lodestone around society’s neck.