Waka Flocka blames Blacks for Prada and Gucci’s disrespectful blackface

In recent days, rap boss T.I. went volcanic on both Gucci and Prada for blatantly disrespectful blackface merchandising. Prominent hip-hop heads Soulja Boy and Safaree Samuels also said they are boycotting Prada and Gucci, while movie director Spike Lee said he will no longer floss these companies’ clothes until they hire Black decision-makers and designers.

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@gucci As a 7 figure/yr customer & long time supporter of your brand I must say…Y’all GOT US fucked UP!!! APOLOGY NOT ACCEPTED!!!! We ain’t going for this “oops my bad I didn’t mean to be racist and disrespectful towards your people” shit!!! Y’all knew wtf y’all was doin and WE AINT GOING FOR IT!!! We ALL GOTTA Stop buying,wearing,and supporting this piece of shit company And ALL PIECE OF SHIT COMPANIES UNTIL THEY LEARN TO RESPECT OUR DOLLARS & VALUE OUR BUSINESS!!!! Our culture RUNS THIS SHIT!!! We (People of color) spend $1.25 TRILLION/year (but are the least respected and the least included)and if we stop buying ANYTHING they MUST correct any and ALL of our concerns. That’s THE ONLY WAY we can get some RESPECT PUT ON OUR NAME!!!! I Don’t Give a Fuck if I gotta wear Target brand shit…. #FuckGucci

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#FuckGucci 7pm we LIVE

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Tip did stop with just a protest. He also implored Blacks to follow his call-to-action plan to support Black proprietors in the same genre.

Terry Shropshire
Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks

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