UPDATE: Wayne has now responded to the criticism over his latest interview via TMZ…“When the reporter began asking me questions about my daughter being labeled a bitch and a hoe, I got agitated. From there, there was no thought put into her questions and my responses.
“Apologies to anyone who was offended.”
So…what are his real thoughts on Black Lives Matter if what we saw weren’t genuine?
Lil Wayne just went full Trump in a recently-released sit-down with Nightline. In the clip, which you can see above, cameras followed the veteran emcee to Amsterdam, Miami and New York, which saw a new look into his life; this was interspersed with a presenter asking him questions about Black Lives Matter (wait for that), his lyrics and more. And boy — he got wild:
[Black Lives Matter] just sounds weird, I don’t know that you put a name on. It’s not a name…It’s not ‘whatever, whatever.’ It’s somebody got shot by police for a f***ed up reason.
I am a young black rich motherf***er, if that don’t let you know that America understand black motherf***ers matters these days I don’t know what it is. That man white, he filming me I’m a n***a. I don’t know…don’t come to me with that dumb s*** ma’am. My life matters, especially to my b***hes.
I don’t feel connected to a damn thing that ain’t got nothin’ to do with me. I’m connected to this motherf***ing flag right here…
As he pulls out his red bandana and angrily steps out of the interview. Obviously, this is pretty shocking, given that he 1.) created the poignant ‘Georgia Bush’ and 2.) acknowledged Black Lives Matter during a recent (enough) performance.
We must also say: it’s pretty known that Weezy can get downright savage with his words when he’s annoyed or irritated…this happened during a European interview in the past (which we saw in the polarising Carter documentary) as well as during his now-iconic deposition that followed. His rather-ridiculous responses to Nightline’s questioning might have been because of this.
What are your thoughts?