Lil Wayne continues to tell the world, with pride, that the Black Lives Matter movement is of no interest or concern to him, and has no relevance to his life. Even though he is known to be controversial and unconventional, his response to the cause that many other black celebrities have publicly supported caused a new level of shock:
Weezy sat down with reporter Lindsey Davis for a wide ranging interview that included his love of marijuana, controversial lyrics and stint on Riker’s Island. But the artist got dismissive right off the bat when the conversation pivoted to Black Lives Matter.
“What is it? What does it mean?” Wayne responded.
The rapper went on to explain, “I’m a young black rich mother****er. if that don’t let you know that America understand black niggas matter these days, I don’t know what that is…
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Wayne has faced some backlash in recent months for his controversial opinions. In August, he led the Weezyana Festival crowd in a “Black Lives Matter” chant, but the following month told Skip Bayless of Fox Sports 1’s “Undisputed” that there was “no such thing as racism.”
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Written By Damilola Okejide