Amar Lee’s hip-hop name is likely to increase his popularity but will the rapper be able to make the transition to mainstream fame in time?
Last month, he claimed he was being “harassed and stalked” by internet trolls following a rap fight with the “American rapper” Eminem.
The rapper, who was born Amamar Lee, said of his online tormentors: “That ain’t funny,” he said of the “bullies” who threatened to send him death threats.
The rapper was quoted in the Hollywood Reporter the following month as saying: “There’s been people who’ve tried to kill me. Some of it I took seriously. But most of it was just immature.”
But Amamar Lee, who is known as Amadou Mauger in hip-hop, says he still lives in fear.
He said: “My father was not afraid in life. He was always working, working, working. We never had time to just relax.”
“I know people still ask, ‘What’s the fastest rapper?’ and I never really answered [this]. I don’t know how fast [a person] is. You’ll hear that word a thousand times.”
In the last few years we have witnessed a gradual, yet rapid change in the way we see the health of the planet. Scientists are discovering that not only is our planet not as healthy as people were led to believe it was, but it is actually much worse.
The World Health Organisation defines “Prevalence of Noncommunicable Diseases”, that includes all forms of disease, as 10% or more of a country’s population, which is usually considered bad (as the WHO has admitted). But is this really bad news?
According to the United Nations, if one country has 10% of people exposed to harmful diseases, that is equivalent to more than 2 billion people across the world. So one country’s 5% prevalence of non communicable diseases, is equivalent to at least four million people spread across the globe, on average, suffering from some form of disease.
One of the most dangerous aspects of the current situation in global health has been the rise of “non-communicable diseases”. According to the WHO, in 2005, global prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) was 3.3%. In 2010, it was around 2.4%. But in 2010, it is projected that that number will have fallen to around 1.4%. And