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Killer Mike Lets Us Know He Didn’t Actually See Black Panther in His Appearance on NRA TV

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So, I log on to Twitter yesterday expecting everyone to be talking about Netflix’s new movie Roxanne Roxanne when I realize the Internet is actually buzzing about Killer Mike’s appearance on NRA TV.

In case you aren’t familiar with Killer Mike, he’s a rapper turned political caricature. I honestly cannot tell you what song he’s best known for, and I can’t tell you about his lyrical prowess. I, can, however, tell you about how he used his Blackness to accessorize Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. I can also tell you about how he criticized the two Black women activists who interrupted Sanders’ Seattle rally in August 2015. I can tell you about how he slammed Clinton’s response to the #BlackLivesMatter interruption while implying that Sanders’ response was polite and welcoming, even though the Black women who interrupted Sanders vehemently disagreed with Mike’s account. I can also tell you about how he said that a uterus doesn’t qualify a person to become president, reducing Clinton’s more than 20-year career in politics to an organ that denotes her femaleness and not her actual credentials.

I can’t understand why Killer Mike, who claims to support the equality of Black people would attach his brand to an organization that has worked to perpetuate the fear of Black people. Click To Tweet

Following a long line of questionable political choices, Killer Mike decided to lend his voice to the NRA in support of gun ownership. Feel how you feel about guns, I am not going to argue Killer Mike’s stance. I will, however, argue against his choice to support yet another political machine that does not at all care about Black people. I can’t understand why Killer Mike, who claims to support the equality of Black people would attach his brand to an organization that has worked to perpetuate the fear of Black people which has led to so many unarmed Black men and women being murdered by over-zealous gun owners.

I know he remembers the NRA’s silence after the murder of licensed gun owner Philando Castile at the hands of Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez (who by the way was acquitted for his crime last summer). And he has to remember mommy-blogger turned NRA Spokesperson, Dana Loesch’s call for “action” against people who went against Trump to which the Black co-president of the Women’s March, Tamika Mallory, responded with an open letter denouncing what was clearly a call for violence against Black and Brown people.

Historically, that 2nd amendment everyone loves to pull out to support gun ownership has always been centered on White gun ownership, and most of the gun control regulations passed (with the support of the NRA) have been done to limit gun ownership by people of color. In case you don’t believe me, check out History Channel’s article about the NRA’s complicity in Regan-era Mulford Act.

Y’all think Killer Mike knew all of this before he sat on NRA TV and used whatever credibility he has left to support an organization that seems to be directly opposed to everything he claims to stand for?

To add insult to injury — as if all of this wasn’t bad enough — this fool had the audacity to say they had guns in Wakanda, which only tells me that he clearly didn’t see Black Panther. They have Vibranium in Wakanda, you dummy, why would they need guns?

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Harpo Who Dis White Woman? Social Media Reacts to Kylie Jenner’s Cameo in “WAP”

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We were waiting to see the Stallion and Cardi and although we got that, we also got something that none of us wanted or were interested in. Every Black person with a brain and no raccoon DNA was on the same page. Keep the culture vultures like Kylie out of the culture

Someone even started a petition to get her removed off the video altogether.

There’s talk that they had to pause the music so Kylie could walk on beat…

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Cardi B. “WAP” featuring Megan Thee Stallion [VIDEO]

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Cardi B Talks WAP, Meeting Megan & Offset’s Reaction on TIDAL’s Check In

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On Friday, following a nine-month hiatus, Cardi B joins Elliott Wilson exclusively on TIDAL Check In to discuss her latest track and music video “WAP” featuring Megan Thee Stallion. 

Beginning at 12am ET, TIDAL members and nonmembers alike can watch the interview at TIDAL.com/CardiB

Cardi B talks about the stress involved with producing content during the pandemic, navigating shyness and anxiety, and how she met Megan in the whirlwind that this year has been. The Grammy award-winning rapper also details her struggle to make a clean version of WAP, what Offset’s reaction was to the new single, and why she finally decided to do PRESS.

This interview adds to the growing list of exclusive content and unique experiences available for TIDAL members, including CRWN with Megan thee StallionRap Radar with DrakeCar Test with Jhene Aiko and more. The interview further solidifies the platform’s commitment to elevating the connection between artists and their fans by providing subscribers with more than just great music.

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