Ages 13-17: Grand Prize: Tobacco I'm Not Buying It Rap


Uploaded by CDCStreamingHealth on 30.05.2012

Transcript:
[music throughout]
(Boy) Each day in the United States, over 3,800 young people under 18 smoke their first cigarette.
Every day more than 1,200 Americans die from smoking.
[kids playing rap music]
Tobacco, Oh no, I ain't buyin' it. Tobacco, Oh no, I ain't tryin' it. Tobacco, for sure I keep denyin' it. 'Cause too many youth and young adults be dyin' from it.
I don’t mess with that tobacco. Oh, no, it ain't cool.
Did you know three million students smoke in high school? I don’t buy it 'cause it damages your brain cells. It causes heart disease, a heart attack, your heart can fail.
Don’t try to pass me that cigarette. I don’t want it. I’ll get addicted to it, and be dependent on it. Tobacco industry trying to influence me. Everywhere I look tobacco products be enticing me.
A lot of teens just smoke just to socialize. Your real friends won’t pressure you to even try it. You need to stop smoking, 'cause you abusing it. You can stop, it’s time to stop using it!
Tobacco, Oh no, I ain't buyin' it. Tobacco, Oh no, I ain't tryin' it. Tobacco, for sure I keep denyin' it. 'Cause too many youth and young adults be dyin' from it..
Tobacco, Oh no, I ain't buyin' it. Tobacco Oh no, I ain't tryin' it. Tobacco, for sure I keep denyin' it. 'Cause too many youth and young adults be dyin' from it.
Ay ay, no way. Ay ay, no way. Ay ay, no way.