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Is Lil’ Wayne Dismissing Black Lives Matter Problematic?

Is Lil’ Wayne Dismissing Black Lives Matter Problematic?

Celebrity, Entertainment, Music
Last week, Lil’ Wayne caused controversy when asked about the movement in an interview with ABC’s nightline. When asked about his feelings towards the group, he replied: “What is it?” and “I don’t feel connected to a damn thing that ain’t got nothing to do with me,”. He has since backtracked, but it raises the question whether Lil’ Wayne, as a high-profile figure, owes anything to activism. Reporter: Andrew Whiteford | Sub-Editor: Hannah Grafton The New Orleans rapper has been no stranger to controversy in his comments regarding race, earlier this month he explained on Fox News: “I don’t see racism. Most of my fans are white. I don’t get it.”. It did not take long for Black Lives Matter supporters to respond – Vic Mensa, American rapper responded on a Reddit AMA that his comments wer
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