From NBC 10 Philadelphia Last summer, popular radio host Troi Torain, better known as Star of “Star & Buc Wild,” was in the beginning stages of the “Start Snitching” movement when he spoke with NBC 10. The nationwide campaign encourages local residents to speak with police about violent crime affecting their communities.
While he is no longer on Philadelphia radio due to a format change, Torain’s movement is still going strong. He created a “Start Snitching” twitter account last October and plans on launching a UStream Internet show later this month.
As Philadelphia reels from one of the deadliest months in the city’s history, Torain’s in your face message is more relevant than ever.
We spoke to Torain about the progress the Start Snitching movement has made, his upcoming show and his reaction to the recent violence in the City of Brotherly Love.
What type of progress has the “Start Snitching” movement made since you spoke to us last summer?
I made a lot of internal progress with building my small, efficient staff and social media. The twitter page @startsnitching has now gotten close to 1500 followers. This is what I was hoping…
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